National Press Club

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Dunford to speak at Headliners Luncheon, Monday, 11:30 a.m.

June 15, 2017 | By Lindsay Underwood | lunderwood@press.org

Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will discuss several important issues facing the U.S. military, including the latest strategy to defeat the Islamic State and other terrorist groups, at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon this coming Monday, June 19.

Lunch will be served at a special time of 11:30 a.m. The program will run from noon to 1 p.m. and be webcast live on press.org at noon.

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Tickets still available for Headliners Luncheon featuring Chicago Mayor Emanuel, June 20

June 15, 2017 | By Kristin Szremski | Kristin@ampalestine.org

Tickets are still available for the National Press Club Headliners Luncheon featuring Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) on Tuesday, June 20, at 12:30 p.m.

Mayor Emanuel plans to discuss "Moving Forward in Chicago" including new initiatives for education and other programs at the event.

Tickets cost $25 for Club members (members may purchase two tickets at this rate) and $39 for all other non-member tickets. Purchase tickets online.

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Greek official plans debt crisis discussion at Headliners Newsmaker, June 21

June 14, 2017

Greek Minister of Economy and Development Dimitri Papadimitriou plans to discuss the Greek debt crisis and next steps for the European nation at a National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker in the Club’s Bloomberg Room on Wednesday, June 21, at 11 a.m.

All Headliners Newsmaker press events are open to credentialed media and Press Club members free of charge but RSVPs are required. Click here to register.

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Headliners Book Rap features Newt Gingrich, tomorrow, 10 a.m.

June 14, 2017 | By Lindsay Underwood | lunderwood@press.org

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, a top campaign surrogate for Donald Trump, will appear at a National Press Club Headliners Book Rap Friday, June 16, to discuss his new book about the 45th president, "Understanding Trump."

The event begins at 10 a.m. in the First Amendment Lounge. This event will feature a discussion with the author, an audience question-and-answer session and a book signing.

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Learn on-camera skills at training class for journalists, 9 a.m. Friday

June 13, 2017 | By Julie Schoo | jschoo@press.org

National Press Club member Andrea McCarren, a veteran multimedia journalist and Emmy Award-winner, will offer an on-camera media training class for journalists this Friday, June 16, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Bloomberg Room.

The hands-on workshop is for journalists who want to improve their presentation skills on-camera or online. The three-hour session costs $75 for Club members and $150 for non-members.

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Latest Club podcast reviews 2016 Clinton campaign with NY Times best-selling author

June 12, 2017 | By Adam Konowe | Adam.Konowe@tmp.com

Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign was an example of poor organization and ineffective messaging. So says Amie Parnes, the co-author of "Shattered," the number one New York Times best-seller about the Clinton campaign on the latest edition of the National Press Club's podcast, Update-1.

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Former Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz is Headliners speaker, June 21

June 12, 2017 | By Jamie Horwitz | jhdcpr@starpower.net

Former U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz plans to propose ways to maintain America’s innovation leadership in energy at a National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker press event at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 21, in the Lisagor Room.

This Newsmaker event is open to credentialed media and Club members free of charge but advance registration is required.

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On camera media training scheduled for June 16

June 8, 2017 | By Julie Schoo | jschoo@press.org

National Press Club member Andrea McCarren, a veteran multimedia journalist and Emmy Award winner, will offer an on-camera media training class for journalists on Friday, June 16.

The program will take place from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Bloomberg Room. The hands-on workshop is for journalists who want to improve his or her presentation skills on camera or online. The three-hour session costs $75 for Club members and $150 for non-members.

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Podcast provides perspective on Trump administration foreign policy

June 8, 2017 | By Adam Konowe | Adam.Konowe@tmp.com

President Donald Trump faces a multitude of foreign policy challenges in the early months of his administration. From Trump's interacting with G-7 leaders to tension with NATO to relations with Asia, the National Press Club’s Update-1 podcast explores what has happened since January, plus what to expect in the months and years to come.

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Last call for Monday's program on visual journalism

June 8, 2017 | By Kathy Kiely | kkiely@press.org

Last chance to register for Monday's program on maintaining visual integrity.

The program, “Is Seeing Still Believing? The Importance of Visual Journalism in an Era of Fake News,” will be held in the Bloomberg Room from 9.30-11 a.m. Tickets are $5 for National Press Club members and $10 for the general public. Registration is required; tickets can be purchased online.

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