The Black Public Relations Society of Chicago is the foremost organization for professional image makers and strategists. We invite you to join our network comprised of public relations administrators, media specialists, government relations directors, and communications professionals. With the strength of our affiliate chapters throughout the country, BPRS Chicago strives to nurture, enlighten and inform its membership about new technologies and techniques. Our goal is to empower our entrepreneurs and practitioners to network and succeed. Are you a member yet? If not, click here to Join Today

About BPRS Chicago

BPRS Chicago is a professional development organization focused on strengthening the communication skills of African-Americans and the career advancement opportunities they seek in the public relations industry. We bring together communicators who live and work in the Greater Chicago area to provide the continuous education they need to stay competitive, the peer-to-peer networking that fuels their passions […]


“BPRS Chicago has always been a great resource for recruiting talented communications professionals. In addition, I value the support network and camaraderie that the organization offers.” Michon Ellis, CEO, LimeGreen   “BPRS Chicago has been very instrumental in developing my career, by providing mentorship, skill development, career opportunities, and support. This organization is very important to the […]

Board Member Profiles

David Rudd is a Vice President with The Axis Agency in the Chicago office. He leads the agency’s African-American practice, and he specializes in corporate diversity, public affairs, and brand communications for clients including the United States Army, Chicago United, RushCard and CVS/pharmacy. A respected public relations practitioner, David is an executive communications and media […]