Call for Entries

2024 Paragon Awards

The PRSA Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter 2024 Paragon Awards are due Friday, March 22. Entries must consist of work conducted by a Wisconsin-based organization developed and implemented between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2023.

Electronic entries and payment must be submitted before 5 p.m. on Friday, March 22. Please review the following forms for complete details and preparation guidelines.

Contest entry documents:

Call for Entries Instructions
Paragon Awards Entry Form 2024
Award Entry Template 2024

Please make sure you submit your entry form AND contest entry for each entry submitted. The cost per entry is $55 for PRSA Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter members and $95 for non-chapter members. Click here to submit your entry payment online.

Paragon Awards will be judged and selected by members from another national PRSA Chapter.

Communicator of the Year Award:

Nominate an individual or company that effectively employs public relations principles and practices in the operation or handling of an organization or community issue. This award honors exemplary public relations practices that have improved the community or industry because of their work.

Dorothy Thomas Black Award:

Nominate an individual who exhibits superior mastery in public relations and is considered a lifetime achievement professional in our chapter. This individual should have at least 15 years of full-time experience in public relations, be an active chapter member, and contributed to our chapter in meaningful ways.


Questions regarding the entry process or entry categories may be directed to PRSA Administrator & Entry Coordinator Joette Richards ( or Dave Racine, PRSA Board Member and Past-President (

And the Paragon Goes To…..

Be sure to celebrate the winners at the 2024 Paragon Awards Banquet, which will take place at 4:30 pm on Thursday, May 23, at Foxtown Station. Fantastic food and beverages will be served. More information will follow.