News & Information

Betty Galligan is a PBN Leaders & Achievers 2021 Honoree
NPRM President Betty Galligan is among the 22 honorees of Providence Business News' 2021 Leaders & Achievers Awards program. She was selected for this year’s program – now in its third year – from multiple nominees based on her leadership, achievements and longstanding commitment to the business community. She was also recognized for her community service and mentoring efforts. Among the industries the honorees represent are the health care, nonprofit, financial services, higher education, public relations, real estate, legal, construction, manufacturing and hospitality sectors. View Full List Here

Announcing The Public Relations Finishing School: January 2022
We are excited to announce the launch of The PR Finishing School, a 10-module online professional development and career mentoring opportunity for new professionals, recent graduates, and those tasked with the responsibility for PR at their companies or organizations. Founded by NPRM President Betty Galligan, she created the learning curriculum based on her 35 years of accredited professional public relations experience working in agencies in Providence and Boston. Upskill for a rewarding career in the field of public relations! Classes start in early January 2022. Visit theprfinishingschool.com to register and find out more information.

The Marketing Camp Returns to Rhode Island In Person 
The Marketing Camp 2021 was held at the Canonicus Conference Center in Exeter, RI. Featuring a 1.5-day lineup of marketing experts in topics ranging from email marketing and social media to videography and public relations, the Camp is for small business owners looking to learn and grow their business to the next level. Plus, it includes fun, networking, music, a campfire, overnight lodging, and a beautiful setting in the woods. NPRM President Betty Galligan presented "Storytelling PR" and participated in the expert panel discussion. To obtain more information, visit The Marketing Camp.

Rotary Club of East Providence, RI/Seekonk, MA 
President of Newberry Public Relations and Marketing Betty Galligan completed her second term (2005-06, 2020-21) as president of The Rotary Club of East Providence/Seekonk, and is now in the midst of a three-year term as Assistant Governor of Area 8 in Rotary District 7950, where she is responsible for helping to oversee the East Providence/Seekonk, Warren/Barrington, Portsmouth, Middletown, Bristol, and Newport Rotary Clubs.

Internships at Newberry
Newberry PR & Marketing is always recruiting for the new internship season. Students enrolled at institutions of higher learning can contact us with their resume, cover letter and writing samples to be considered for the upcoming semester. Learn more here.

Newberry Learning Lab
The Newberry Learning Lab (NLL) is a curriculum of interactive seminars and workshops to teach people how to use social media, write content for public relations and marketing, take better photos and videos, conduct results-based business planning, and more. NLL was founded by NPRM President Betty Galligan to provide the opportunity to gain hands-on learning, share knowledge with others, and to embrace what PR and marketing tools can do for their business. Stay tuned for upcoming workshops, seminars and learning lab sessions. For more information, or to register for a seminar, visit our Events page.

Galligan Takes Helm of AMP-RI
NPRM President Betty Galligan is president of the Association of Marketing Professionals - Rhode Island for 2021-22. The organization is a catalyst for positive marketing in the state where members join to learn, be inspired and connect for networking. AMP-RI was featured in a two-page story in the June 2021 issue of Shop In RI on page 68. Visit: Shop In RI AMP-RI Story