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FPRA Southwest Florida Chapter Member Emily Golden Earns Professional Public Relations Accreditation

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Aug. 16, 2022) – Emily Golden, APR, of the Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA), recently earned her professional public relations accreditation, and received the designation of Accredited in Public Relations (APR).

Golden joins the more than 4,300 active public relations professionals worldwide who represent an elite group of skilled professionals committed to practicing with high ethical standards, including 43 currently in Southwest Florida.

As the senior public relations manager for Priority Marketing, Golden is responsible for managing the company’s award-winning, strategic media relations services and supporting publicity strategies, campaigns, projects and events for a diverse client base, including nonprofits, small start-ups and large businesses. A Fort Myers native, she earned her bachelor’s degree from Florida Gulf Coast University in communication with a concentration in public relations.

To earn public relations accreditation, candidates must pass an oral presentation and rigorous written examination administered by the Universal Accreditation Board (UAB), which is an alliance of eight national and statewide professional associations dedicated to furthering the field of public relations and the development of public relations professionals. FPRA is a member of the UAB.

About the Florida Public Relations Association

Established in 1938, FPRA is the oldest public relations organization dedicated to developing public relations practitioners, who, through ethical and standardized practices, enhance the public relations profession in Florida. It is comprised of 15 professional and 14 student chapters throughout the state, providing professional development, networking and professional recognition opportunities. The Southwest Florida Chapter serves professionals in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. For additional information, please visit the Southwest Florida Chapter of FPRA website at

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