Kingery Earns Accreditation in Public Relations

CITRUS COUNTY, August 19, 2013— Amy Kingery of the Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) recently earned professional public relations accreditation and received the designation of Accredited in Public Relations (APR).

Kingery joins 5,000 active public relations professionals worldwide who represent an elite group of highly skilled professionals committed to practicing with exemplary ethical standards.

Kingery has served as the public relations coordinator at Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center for eight years. She earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of South Florida. Kingery has been a member of the Nature Coast Chapter of FPRA since 2005 and has served on the board of directors for seven consecutive years.

To earn 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.

The Nature Coast Chapter of FPRA hosts monthly professional development luncheons at Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club. The next meeting will be held on Friday, September 6 at 11:30am. To RSVP call Katie Mehl, APR at (352) 344-6501 or email



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