The PRSA Maryland chapter has announced the new date for the crisis communications session featuring Kevin Byrne, senior vice president of public and community relations for the Baltimore Ravens. Byrne will discuss PR and the Ray Rice controversy.

The event, postponed due to the protests and state of emergency in Baltimore last week, will take place Wednesday, May 20, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Loyola University Maryland Andrew White Student Center, 4501 N. Charles St., Baltimore.

An integral part of the franchise for over 33 years, Byrne oversees the Ravens’ public and community relations departments. During his NFL career, he has started team marketing, TV and website departments. Byrne has provided media relations assistance at 25 Super Bowls and two Pro Bowls at the NFL’s request. His duties have also included contract negotiations, directing the team’s marketing department and serving on committees to interview and select Ravens head coaches.

For registration and additional information, visit the chapter’s website.

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