National Press Club

Communicators Breakfast plans examination of native advertising’s effect on paid content

September 20, 2013 | By Tom McMahon |

At the next National Press Club Communicators Breakfast on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 8 a.m., a panel of communications experts plans to examine the growth of native advertising and its effect on paid content.

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Professional Development Committee recognizes Pulitzer Prize winners, Sept. 23

September 20, 2013 | By Amy Fickling |

The NPC's Professional Development Committee recognizes this year's Pulitzer Prize in journalism winners with a reception and panel discussion on Monday, Sept. 23 at 5:30 p.m. in the NPC's Zenger Room.

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Tickets still available for Press Club Fourth Estate Award dinner honoring Andrea Mitchell

September 19, 2013 | By Lori A. Russo |

Tickets are still available for the annual Fourth Estate Award gala to be held at the National Press Club on Oct. 4.

This year, the Press Club will honor NBC’s Andrea Mitchell with the Club’s most prestigious award for her long career covering presidents, Congress and major events including Three Mile Island and the energy crisis.

Tickets are available here.

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Press Club plans screening of 'The Revolutionary' on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 6:30 p.m.

September 19, 2013 | By Megan Cotten |

The National Press Club plans to screen "The Revolutionary" in the Conference Rooms on Wednesday, Sept. 25 starting at 6:30 p.m.

Admission to the screening is $5 for Press Club members and $10 for general admission. This is a ticketed event. Click here to jump to the ticket form.

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Get It Online Series showcases social media, C-Suite at Oct. 4 breakfast

September 18, 2013 | By Allyson Cannon |

Senior executives are using social media to define their personal brand and achieve results. To find out how, join fellow Communicator members and Vocus' social-media manager Stacey Miller for a special "Get It Online" series breakfast from 8:30 - 10 a.m. on Oct. 4 in the National Press Club's Truman Lounge.

The event is hosted by the NPC's Communications and Marketing and Events Committees. There is no charge for Press Club members and, as always, breakfast is complimentary in the NPC's Reliable Source. Members may register their guests for $10.

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National Press Club plans to exhibit, discuss works of late photojournalist John Launois

September 18, 2013 | By Nicole Hoffman |

The National Press Club is planning a special event Oct. 7 featuring an exhibit of the works of the late John Launois, famed photojournalist, and a discussion of the book L'Americain: A Photojournalist's Life by his son and coauthor Chris Pan Launois.

The reception will begin at 6 p.m. in the Holeman Lounge and feature a cash bar and hors d'oeuvres. The discussion will begin at 6:45 p.m. and conclude with a book signing.

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National Press Club plans Book Rap featuring scientist Richard Dawkins, Sally Quinn

September 18, 2013 | By Nicole Hoffman |

Pioneering scientist Richard Dawkins plans to discuss his new memoir An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist in conversation with Sally Quinn, editor-in-chief of the Washington Post’s “On Faith” blog, on Sept. 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the National Press Club Ballroom.

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Spelling Bee pits journalists vs. lawmakers, Sept. 18 at 8 p.m. at National Press Club

September 17, 2013 | By Gil Klein |

Lawmakers and journalists plan to reprise a 100-year-old event by participating in the National Press Club's Spelling Bee on Wednesday. Sept. 18 at 8 p.m.

Tickets and additional information for this fundraiser for the Club's Journalism Institute are available here.

Nine members of Congress will face off against nine journalists for the title "Best Speller in the United States."

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Lawmakers plan to outline arguments against DOJ voucher lawsuit at NPC Newsmaker

September 17, 2013 | By Patti Giglio |

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R), former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) and Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., plan to discuss the U.S. Department of Justice’s lawsuit to block Louisiana's statewide school-voucher program at a National Press Club Newsmaker press conference on Wednesday, Sept. 18th at 11:30 a.m.

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EPA Administrator McCarthy plans climate discussion at NPC breakfast, Sept. 20, 9 a.m.

September 16, 2013 | By Alison Fitzgerald |

Gina McCarthy, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, plans to discuss priorities in dealing with climate change at a National Press Club breakfast at 9 a.m. on Sept. 20.

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