NEW YORK (Feb. 20, 2019) – PRSA announced today that Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bob Woodward will be the keynote speaker at the opening general session of PRSA’s 2019 International Conference, taking place Oct. 20-22 in San Diego, Calif.

Celebrated as “the ultimate inside man” for his ability to get people to open up – both on and off the record – about the inner workings of politics and power, Woodward is the associate editor for the Washington Post and the author of 19 national bestselling books, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning "All The President’s Men," coauthored with Carl Bernstein.

“Bob Woodward is an icon in the journalism profession,” said 2019 PRSA National Chair Debra Peterson, APR. “In his roles as award-winning journalist and author, he uses comprehensive interviews, meticulous research and narrative clarity to inform and educate his audiences. We look forward to hearing the compelling content he will deliver as a keynote speaker at this year’s international convention.”

PRSA’s International Conference (ICON) provides an unparalleled opportunity for communication professionals to enhance their skill sets and advance their careers through 100+ professional development sessions, world-class speakers, peer networking events, and expansive exhibition hall.

About the Public Relations Society of America
PRSA is the nation’s largest professional organization serving the communications community.  The organization’s mission is to make communications professionals smarter, better prepared and more connected through all stages of their career.   PRSA achieves this by offering its members thought leadership, innovative lifelong learning opportunities to help them develop new skills, enhance their credibility and connect with a strong network of professionals.  The organization sets the standards of professional excellence and ethical conduct for the public relations industry.  PRSA collectively represents more than 30,000 members consisting of communications professionals spanning every industry sector nationwide and college and university students who encompass the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). Learn more about PRSA at https://www.prsa.org .

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