National Press Club

Feast on lobster in the Fourth Estate Wednesday, Jan. 30

January 24, 2013 | By Susan Delbert | sdelbert@press.org

The Fourth Estate restaurant is hosting Lobster Night Wednesday, Jan. 30 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30p.m. Members pay $25; non-members $30 for a steamed one-and-a-fourth-pound Maine lobster with coleslaw (or salad) and choice of french fries or oven crisped new potatoes. Reservations are requested 24 hours in advance to assure a lobster; reserve at 202-662-7638. A very limited number of lobsters will be available for those without a reservation.

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Jeb Bush to discuss immigration book March 6

January 22, 2013 | By Nicole Hoffman | nhoffman@press.org

Jeb Bush, former Republican governor of Florida, will discuss his new book "Immigration Wars: Forging an American Solution," co-authored with Clint Bolick, Wednesday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m. A book signing will follow the discussion.

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Game On: Black Tie Tailgate celebrating inauguration of Angela Greiling Keane

January 20, 2013 | By Suzanne Struglinski | sstruglinski@gmail.com

The Board of Governors of The National Press Club requests the pleasure of your company at "Game On: A Black Tie Tailgate" celebrating the inauguration of Angela Greiling Keane of Bloomberg News as the 106th president of the Club on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013.

Tickets are $95 each and must be paid in full at the time of your reservation. Click here to purchase tickets.

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Get tips on freelance writing in business and finance Jan. 23

January 17, 2013 | By Viola Gienger | violagienger@gmail.com

Fara Warner; editorial director of Aol Business, Technology and Entertainment Group; will join John Burgess, formerly an editor for The Washington Post and AARP Media, to headline a workshop on freelance writing in business and financial news Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m.

Organized by the National Press Club’s Freelance Committee, the workshop will explore topics including the volatile market for freelance business and financial journalism, the characteristics of an effective pitch to editors and how to negotiate reasonable freelance terms.

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Fourth Estate restaurant will open for lunch inaugural Monday

January 17, 2013 | By Susan Delbert | sdelbert@press.org

On Monday, Jan. 21 - Martin Luther King Day and the day of President Obama’s inaugural - the Fourth Estate Restaurant will open for lunch. The restaurant welcomes the public and may be a great recommendation for non-members coming downtown for the parade and ceremony.

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Last call for NPC Budapest and Vienna Trip

January 16, 2013 | By Pat Scheoni | pqschoeni@aol.com

Sign up today for the National Press Club trip to Budapest and Vienna March 17-25, 2013. Spend three nights in a first-class hotel in Budapest before heading to Vienna and four more delightful nights. Included in the price of $2,845 per person, double, ($565 single supplement), are air-fare, breakfast daily, sightseeing in both Budapest and Vienna, two special dinners and more.

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Inaugural planners to unveil schedule at Newsmaker tomorow, Jan. 16

January 15, 2013 | By Jamie Horwitz | jhdcpr@starpower.net

On Wednesday, Jan. 16, at noon, the National Press Club will host a Newsmaker news conference featuring a panel of speakers from the Presidential Inaugural Committee, the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Events, the U.S. Secret Service, the U.S. Capitol Police, and military representatives.

The panel will review the schedule of events planned for President Obama’s second inaugural, report on the latest developments and take questions from the media.

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Whole Foods CEO to discuss conscious capitalism Feb. 5

January 15, 2013 | By Nicole Hoffman | nhoffman@press.org

John Mackey, co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market, will discuss his new book "Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business," co-authored with Raj Sisodia, Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 6:30 p.m. A book signing will follow the discussion.

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Presidential debate moderators on next Kalb Report

January 15, 2013 | By Gilbert Klein | gilbert.klein@yahoo.com

All four moderators of the 2012 presidential election will join host Marvin Kalb on the next edition of “The Kalb Report” Monday, Jan. 28, at 8 p.m. in the Club’s ballroom.

CNN’s Candy Crowley, PBS’ Jim Lehrer, CBS’ Bob Schieffer, and ABC’s Martha Raddatz will discuss the impact of these debates and the evolution of the democratic process in the digital age.

Admission is free but seats are limited. Please reserve a seat by calling the National Press Club’s events line: 202-662-7500.

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Executives to weigh value of digitally-savvy marketing

January 14, 2013 | By Allyson Cannon

Panel to weigh shareholder benefits from digitally-savvy marketing officers

Russel Glass,CEO of Bizo, will join other executives to discuss whether digitally-savvy Chief Marketing Officers increase shareholder value Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 9 a.m.

Other co-panelists will include Kevin Alansky, vice president of marketing at Blackboard and Rory Channer, chief marketing officer at CEB.

The panel will cover digital trends - including big data, social channels and mobile access - and share lessons that all communicators can use for their clients and organizations.

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