National Press Club

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 reservations@press.org 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 | gilbert.klein@yahoo.com

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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Institute schedules event: 'Not Just a Local Story: Covering Education in D.C.'

April 11, 2016 | By Herb Jackson | Herbjackson202@gmail.com

The National Press Club's Professional Development Committee and National Journalism Institute are planning a seminar on covering education in D.C. on Friday, April 29 at 9 a.m.

Attendance is open to the public but tickets are required. Tickets are $5 for Press Club members and $10 for all others. Click here for tickets.

  • How does action in Washington impact schools and colleges around the country?

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NPC plans special White House Correspondent’s Dinner Watch Party, April 30, 6:30 p.m.

April 11, 2016 | By By Marc Wojno | MWojno@kiplinger.com

Didn't snag a ticket to the fancy White House Correspondents' Dinner? No worries because the National Press Club is hosting its own special “Nerdprom” watch party on Saturday evening, April 30, from 6:30 p.m. until the dinner ends at around 11 p.m. You can still don that tux or little black dress and mix-and-mingle with fellow Club members and friends at the National Press Club’s White House Correspondent’s Watch Party, which will take place in the NPC's Ballroom.

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Toastmasters International hosts meeting at Press Club Tonight, April 11, 7 p.m.

April 11, 2016 | By Leslie Kingsley | lrkingsley@gmail.com

Do you want to become a better speaker, feel more at-ease when speaking in front of a group, or develop your leadership skills? If so, check out the National Press Club’s Toastmasters International group on Monday, April 11 at 7 p.m. in the NPC's Games Room.

Toastmasters International is a 100+ year old non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. The Press Club offers a particularly comfortable and friendly environment for doing this while having fun and meeting great people. Come be our guest.

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Come learn about women impacting government from at Book Rap, April 13, 6:30 p.m.

April 11, 2016 | By Emily Wilkins | emrwilkins@gmail.com

Washington Correspondent for TIME Magazine Jay Newton-Small plans to speak about her new book Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works at a National Press Club Book Rap on Wednesday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m.

The event is sponsored by the Young Members Committee and the Book & Authors Committee and includes an author discussion, question-and-answer session from the audience, and book signing. The event is free for members and $10 for the public. Click here for tickets.

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Oscar-winner Patricia Arquette plans to address gender pay gap at April 12 Newsmaker

April 11, 2016 | By Jamie Horwitz | jhdcpr@starpower.net

Academy-Award winner and pay-equity advocate Patricia Arquette, joined by Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-New York, ranking member of the Congressional Joint Economic Committee, plans to address a National Press Club Newsmaker news conference, Tuesday, April 12, at 10 a.m., in the NPC's West Room.

Like all Newsmakers events, this news conference is open to credentialed media and NPC members, free of charge. No advance registration is required.

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Newsmaker plans to examine H-1B visa program, lawsuit against Trump agency, April 8

April 6, 2016 | By Jamie Horwitz | jhdcpr@starpower.net

Abuse of the H-1B visa program and a related lawsuit against a company founded by and associated with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump by a Jamaican fashion model is the topic of a National Press Club Newsmaker news conference at 10 a.m., Friday, April 8, in the NPC's Zenger Room.

Like all Newsmakers events, this news conference is open to credentialed media and NPC members, free of charge. No advance registration is required.

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D.C. reporters plan discussion of local journalism on May 4 at 7 p.m.

April 6, 2016 | By Jonathan Make | press@warren-news.com

Three local journalists plan to discuss the challenges they face and the resources their media organizations bring in covering District of Columbia regional news at a Society of Professional Journalists D.C. (SPJ DC) Chapter event on Wednesday, May 4 at 7 p.m.

Registration is required. Tickets are $5 for Press Club and SPJ DC members and $10 for the general public. Students are free. To register click here.

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Girl Scouts CEO Anna Maria Chávez plans to speak at Press Club Luncheon, June 13

April 6, 2016 | By Debra Silimeo | dsilimeo@hagersharp.com

Girl Scouts CEO Anna Maria Chávez plans to discuss the changes she is bringing to the organization at a National Press Club Luncheon on Monday, June 13 at 12:30 p.m.

Lunch will be served 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 cost $24 for Press Club members (NPC Members may purchase two tickets at this rate) and $38 for all other non-member tickets.

Tickets may be purchased online.

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