The community for Austin communicators

 

For more than 90 years, Women Communicators of Austin has championed women in journalism, media, marketing, and every other communication role. No matter what the “next era” of communications has delivered, our members continue to fearlessly architect their careers into whatever they can imagine. Sound like your kind of group? Join us!

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Women Communicators Networking Austin 2021
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I love the range of experience and skills in WCA. I have the opportunity to learn from experts in the field and mentor someone just beginning her career in communications, often at the same event.

— Laura Shankland, Senior Consultant, American Institutes for Research & former board member

WHO We are | Why We Join

Dating back to 1929, Women Communicators of Austin (WCA) is one of the largest and most diverse professional communications organizations in Austin. Our membership includes more than 250 women and men from across a spectrum of communication specialties including journalism, public relations, marketing, design and corporate communications.

As WCA members, we are passionate about the organizations we serve, energized by collaboration with one another and always seeking the next challenge.

Career Exploration

Take opportunities to try new things, ask questions and meet mentors through our Mentor Program.

Career Enhancement

Capture leadership opportunities and build value in the communications profession

Career Acceleration

Find fresh ideas and spur skill development through events like Get Smart and Careers Over Coffee.

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Freelance Austin

Austin’s Source for Freelance and Contract Communicators

Freelance Austin, a special interest group of WCA, is a top source of writers, editors, graphic designers, web designers, voice talent, public relations and marketing consultants, business coaches, photographers, and other creative, independent communications professionals in the Austin area — since 1995.

“I got my job through WCA!”

Recent Job Bank Listings

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WCA members know about the best communication jobs before the job ever makes it to  the mainstream job sites.  

These job bank postings often come from WCA members who know of a job at their organization or one of their clients. Get the inside scoop by signing up for email alerts when new jobs are posted. 

News, Tips, Advice and More

So…You Want to Write a Book

So…You Want to Write a Book

A WCA@Lunch Program Recap As women find not just their voices, but success in their business endeavors, they are eager to share their knowledge and their passion. Writing a book becomes a natural next step.   Dr. Nancy Dome, equity consultant and author of Let’s...

Julie Tereshchuk: WCA Friend, Mentor, and Leader

Julie Tereshchuk: WCA Friend, Mentor, and Leader

Loyal friend, exceptional mentor, editor supreme, and all-around unique person. Julie Tereshchuk, longtime member, supporter, and past president of WCA, passed away on May 22, 2022, from a two-year battle with lung cancer.  Julie joined what was then the Association...

How to Know if Your Inner Mean Girl Has the Microphone

How to Know if Your Inner Mean Girl Has the Microphone

Guest Blog By Laura Bond Williams, M.A.Women (and men) in communication are people who choose words (and pictures) carefully.  We pursue these careers with heart and soul, charged by the ever-changing tasks of choosing words and images to tell stories that build...

The Importance of Delegation

The Importance of Delegation

By Stephanie Fritts, Exec Wranglers   “You absolutely cannot grow a business, get promoted, or be a cool parent, and you absolutely will go gray before your time, if you try and do every single little thing by yourself.” —You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your...

2021 Banner Award Winners

2021 Banner Award Winners

Women Communicators of Austin (WCA) is pleased to announce the 2021 Banner Award winners. Recipients will be honored at WCA’s 48th Annual Banner Brunch to be held virtually on May 1, 2021. The event include keynote speaker Gay Gaddis and the presentation of the 2021...

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