SARASOTA, FL – Kim Livengood of the Central West Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) earned professional certification in public relations, and received the designation of Certified Public Relations Counselor (CPRC). Livengood now joins an elite group of fewer than 80 practitioners throughout the state who demonstrate the highest level of professionalism and advanced consultation skills in the practice of public relations.
Livengood is the Chief Communications Officer of The Eclipse Agency (www.theEclipse.agency). Her award-winning agency specializes in consumer products and lifestyle brands using traditional and innovative public relations strategy and tactics. She is a graduate of the University of Florida School of Journalism. Prior to opening her agency she was Director of PR for Tervis and owned several businesses including Hotel Ranola, Willow506 Boutique, and Eclipse Magazine. She is incoming President of the Central West Coast Chapter of FPRA and will be installed in August 2019.
To be eligible to sit for the daylong exam administered by FPRA, professionals must have already earned their Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) and have at least 10 years of experience in the field of public relations, with no less than two in a counseling capacity.
The oldest public relations organization in the country, FPRA is dedicated to developing public relations practitioners who, through ethical and standardized practices, enhance the public relations profession in Florida. FPRA is comprised of 15 professional and 12 student chapters throughout the state, providing professional development, networking and professional recognition opportunities.
For additional information on FPRA, please visit www.fpra.org. For more information about Livengood, visit www.theEclipse.agency.