National Press Club

Seats Available at Oct. 17 Political Reporting Workshop; $10 for Members

December 31, 1969 | By Susan Heavey |

Looking for ways to break from the DC political reporting pack? Join the National Press Club Eric Friedheim Library's second political reporting workshop on Saturday, Oct. 17.

Veteran politicos will offer tips on covering the 2010 election, campaign finance reporting and more with a special keynote address by USA Today Washington Bureau Chief and NPC member Susan Page.

This is a must-attend event for Reporters and editors new to Washington, foreign correspondents, young members or students looking to break into the Washington press corp, or anyone who needs a refresher on how information flows in the nation's capital.

Other confirmed speakers include:

  • Sheila Krumholz, executive director, Center for Responsive Politics
  • David Rogers, senior congressional reporter at Politico
  • Patricia Murphy, "The Capitolist" columnist for
  • Jay Newton-Small, congressional correspondent for Time
  • Jennifer Duffy, senior editor at Cook Political Report
  • Greg Giroux, senior writer at CQ's

The event, which will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the NPC conference rooms, costs $10 for NPC and Regional Reporter Association members and includes breakfast, lunch and coffee; the cost for non-members is $35.

Contact or 202-662-7523 to register and be sure to include your member number. For more information, please contact the Professional Development Committee's Kate Hunter at .

Other upcoming training programs: Web 2.0/Google/Twitter/Facebook, Oct. 19 ; Basic Blogging/RSS feeds, Oct. 20; Accessing Court Documents, Oct. 21