National Press Club

Please Welcome 33 New Club Members

December 23, 2009 | By Myron Belkind, Club Secretary |

The Board of Governors approved 33 membership applications Dec. 22, bringing the total so far this year to 418, compared to 425 for the same period last year.
The new members are:

Larry Moffi, Army Magazine, Managing Editor; Jane Sasseen, BusinessWeek, Washington Bureau Chief; Carol Wolf, Bloomberg, Reporter

Active Non-Resident:
Jeremiah A. Hall, San Francisco, Freelance Writer; Justin McLachlan, San Diego, Freelance Writer/Reporter; Reiko Narita, Honolulu, Sakuranohana Shuppan, Inc., Chief Editor

Active Under 35:
Amanda Becker, Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, Managing Editor; Darrell D. Dela Rosa, CQ Press, Assistant Editor; Herman Wang, McGraw-Hill/Platts, Associate Editor

Active Under 30:
Wilson P. Dizard, IV, Freelance Writer, Blogger; Andrew Feinberg, Broadband Census News LLC, Deputy Editor; Meghan Gordon, Platts, Associate Editor, Reporter; Laura Norton, Freelance Journalist; Tara Palmeri, Washington Examiner, Columnist, Yeas & Nays; Stephanie Woodrow, Main Justice, Web Editor

Teresa Buerkle, UN Food and Agriculture Organization, Information Officer, Media Relations; Jennie Chen, Canadian Embassy, Media Counselor; Hani Nasser, Canadian Embassy, Media Counselor

Affiliate Reinstate:
Jeffrey B. Levine, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Press Officer

Affiliate Under 35
Jacqueline Lawandowski, Committee of Concerned Journalists, Director Support; Isabel Morales, Con Ciencia News, Assistant Editor, Writer

Peter C. Craig, Freelance, The Nature Conservancy, Copy Editing, Proofreading; Nettie Johnson, Lockheed Martin Corp., VP, Worldwide Media Relations; Mark Krikorian, Center for Immigration Studies, Executive Director

Associate 65+:
Charles Rahn, Metzman & Associates, Marketing

Associate Non-Resident:
Joseph Finder, Boston, Lamos Enterprises, Self-employed Writer; Evelyn Higgins, Gainesville, GA, WBCX, Health News Broadcaster/Physician; Sheeba B . Oriko, Vancouver, WA, Aviva Water, Consulting/Freelance and Founder/Writer, Columbian Newspaper

Associate Under 35:
Emily Diamond-Falk, Save Darfur Coalition, Media Relations Manager

Manuel Nicolas Cabrera-Montiel, Universidad de Salamanca, PhD Candidate, Journalism & Mass Communication; Joel Davidson, George Washington University, Student; Anthony Shop, George Washington University, Student

Student Non-Resident Reinstate
Carrie Sheffield, Harvard University, The Washington Times, Student, Boston Correspondent