National Press Club

Walter Isaacson discusses da Vinci at Headliners Breakfast, Monday, Dec. 18

December 5, 2017 | By Mark Schoeff Jr. | mschoeff@investmentnews.com

Walter Isaacson, former managing editor of Time and former CNN chairman, plans to speak at a National Press Club Headliners Breakfast Monday, Dec. 18, to discuss his new book, "Leonardo da Vinci."

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Last chance to attend tonight's Holiday Hoot

November 29, 2017 | By Richard Ryan | rryan505@aol.com

Today is the last opportunity to plan to attend tonight's Holiday Hoot put on by the National Press Club's Silver Owls.

The event, open to all Club members and their guests, begins at 6 p.m. and features a sumptuous smorgasbord, specialty cocktails, a unique gift exchange, and a world class entertainer. Reservations for the event can be made until 2 p.m. today either through the Club's email -- reservations@press.org -- or by telephone -- 202-662-7501. The traditional cost remains $35 per person.

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Think Like A Reporter: Media Training for Public Relations Professionals this Friday

November 28, 2017 | By Julie Schoo | jschoo@press.org

There’s still space available to sign up for the National Press Club Journalism Institute’s on-camera media training workshop for public relations professionals. The training, led by veteran multimedia journalist and Emmy Award-winning Club member Andrea McCarren, will be held on Friday, Dec. 1, from 9–11 a.m. in the Bloomberg Room.

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California AG plans Headliners Newsmaker discussing anti-Trump litigation on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 10 a.m.

November 28, 2017 | By Jamie Horwitz | jhdcpr@starpower.net

California’s Attorney General Xavier Becerra plans to appear at a National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker press event on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 10 a.m. in the First Amendment Lounge to discuss the legal actions his state has taken against the Trump administration.

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Club plans ‘Saving Capitalism’ screening on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 6:30 p.m.

November 28, 2017 | By Heather Forsgren Weaver | HeatherForsgrenWeaver@gmail.com

The National Press Club plans to screen the Netflix original documentary “Saving Capitalism” at an event on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 6:30 p.m. in the Ballroom.

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is expected to introduce the film featuring former Labor Secretary Robert Reich and directed by award-winning writer and director Jacob Kornbluth. Admission is free for Club members and credentialed media, and $5 for the general public. Click here for tickets.

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NIH to release drugs report at Headliners Newsmaker this Thursday, Nov. 30, at 1 p.m.

November 28, 2017 | By Heather Forsgren Weaver | HeatherForsgrenWeaver@gmail.com

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine plans to release and discuss the findings of its new affordable drugs report at a National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker on Thursday, Nov. 30, at 1 p.m. in the Club’s Fourth Estate.

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“The Future of the Alternative Press” discussion and live podcast recording, Dec. 11

November 27, 2017 | By Suzanne Struglinski, director of membership engagement | Suzanne@press.org

In partnership with the Association of Alternative Newsmedia, the Online News Association’s D.C. Meetup Group and the National Press Club, the "It’s All Journalism" podcast will host a panel and live recording on Monday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m., in the Club’s conference rooms.

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Ag secretary plans report on listening tour at Headliners Luncheon, Tuesday, Dec. 12

November 27, 2017 | By Heather Forsgren Weaver | HeatherForsgrenWeaver@gmail.com

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue plans to speak about his recent nationwide listening tour at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 12, in the Club’s Holeman Lounge.

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TONIGHT: Want to speak like a pro? Come to tonight's 7 p.m. meeting of the Toastmasters group

November 27, 2017 | By Leslie Kingsley | lrkingsley@gmail.com

If you came to hear World Bank President Jim Yong Kim speak at the National Press Club Headliners Luncheon last Monday, you heard a pro deliver a 25-minute message confidently and smoothly, with no obvious use of notes and none of those distracting "ums" and "ahs."

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Silver Owls Hoot on This Thursday, Nov. 30

November 27, 2017 | By Richard Ryan | rryan505@aol.com

The National Press Club's Silver Owls will kick off the holiday season this Thursday, Nov. 30, with a special edition of its Fall Hoot, featuring a world class entertainer, a sumptuous smorgasbord, specialty cocktails, and a unique gift exchange.

The special Holiday Hoot, open to all members of the Club and their guests, begins at 6 p.m. Reservations can be made by email to reservations@press.org, or by telephone, 202-662-7501. The traditional cost remains $35 per person.

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