National Press Club

Author schedules May 12 Book Rap to discuss first ladies

April 27, 2016 | By Joseph Luchok |

Lauren A Wright plans to discuss her new book, On Behalf of the President: Presidential Spouses and White House Communications Strategy Today, at a National Press Club Book Rap at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 12, in the NPC’s Conference Rooms.

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Law enforcement officers' new approach to handling the mentally ill: April 28 Newsmaker

April 26, 2016 | By Jamie Horwitz |

The evolution of policing and the new approach law enforcement officers in Virginia are taking to handle situations involving the mentally ill will be the focus of a National Press Club Newsmaker news conference on Thursday, April 28.

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Women as sources, women in journalism: Panel discussion on May 12

April 26, 2016 | By Alan Bjerga |

Using women as sources for stories and the challenges women face in journalism will be the topic of a panel discussion at the National Press Club's Bloomberg Room on Thursday, May 12.

This event is free and open to the public, though attendees must RSVP for tickets here. The discussion will be from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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Best-selling author, Emmy nominee and celebrity chef to deliver ‘Modern Mexican’ May 24 cookbook dinner

April 26, 2016 | By Donna Leinwand Leger |

Celebrity chef Pati Jinich, author of the Amazon #1 new release Mexican cookbook “Mexican Today,” will host a cookbook dinner May 24 at the National Press Club's Fourth Estate restaurant.

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May 10 Newsmaker with Cardinal McCarrick and Prof. al-Hibri on religious minorities in Islamic nations

April 21, 2016 | By Jamie Horwitz |

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, former Archbishop of Washington, and Azizah al-Hibri, Emeritus Professor of Law at the University of Richmond, will address a National Press Club Newsmaker on Tuesday, May 10, focusing on religious minorities in predominantly Islamic nations.

The discussion will be held at 10 a.m. in the club’s Bloomberg Room. Like all Newsmakers, this event is open to credentialed media and NPC members, free of charge. No advance registration is required.

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Contested Convention: Next in the Campaign Boot Camp series, May 5

April 20, 2016 | By Herb Jackson |

Get schooled in the details of what to expect in a contested Republican convention on Thursday, May 5, when the National Press Club Journalism Institute and the National Press Club's Professional Development Committee present the next program in its Campaign Boot Camp series.

The program will run from 9:30 – 11 a.m. in the NPC's Lisagor Room. RSVP using the form linked here. A $10 fee is required, or $5 for Press Club members.

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NPC to host watch party for White House Correspondents Dinner on April 30

April 20, 2016 | By Susan Delbert |

Enjoy the pageantry of the White House Correspondents Dinner while eating and drinking in the comfort of the Winners Room Lounge at the National Press Club.

On Saturday, April 30, from 6:30 p.m. until around 11:00 p.m., the Club will host a watch party for the White House Correspondents Dinner. Admission for members is $10; non-members, $20. Please click here for tickets.

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Labor Secretary Perez to address efforts to protect workers: NPC Luncheon on May 16

April 18, 2016 | By Jerry Zremski |

Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez -- who is increasingly mentioned as a possible running mate for Hillary Clinton if she becomes the Democratic presidential nominee -- plans to speak at a National Press Club Luncheon on Monday, May 16 at 12:30 p.m.

Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a Q&A session ending at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $24 for Press Club members and one guest, and $38 for non-members. Tickets may be purchased online by going to the following link.

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Last chance for tickets for Luncheon featuring Commerce Secretary Monday, April 18

April 15, 2016

Tickets are still available for the National Press Club Luncheon featuring Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on Monday, April 18 at 12:30 p.m.

Lunch is at 12:30 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m. Tickets are $24 for National Press Club members and one guest, and $38 for non-members. Tickets may be purchased online. For questions, please email or call (202)662-7501.

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PBS’ Judy Woodruff readies appearance on 'The Kalb Report' April 20 at 8 p.m.

April 15, 2016 | By Gil Klein |

At the pinnacle of a 40-year career in national broadcast news as co-anchor and managing editor of the PBS NewsHour, Judy Woodruff is planning to talk with host Marvin Kalb on "The Kalb Report" on April 20 at 8 p.m. in the National Press Club Ballroom.

The program begins at 8 p.m. sharp. Please be seated by 7:45 p.m.. Admission is free, but seats are limited. Please reserve by calling the Press Club’s front desk at 202-662-7500.

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