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NPC Book Fair & Authors' Night still accepting author applications

September 15, 2017 | By Crystal White | cwhite@press.org

The region’s premiere holiday book event is back for the 40th year and continues to accept author applications through 5 pm on Friday, Sept. 29.

The application fee of $75 for National Press Club members and $150 for non-members is due and payable upon acceptance to the Book Fair. Authors are expected to be available for the entirety of the event on Friday, Nov. 10 from 5 pm to 8.30 pm. For more information and to submit an application, click here.

Applications received after the deadline will not be reviewed.

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Press Club Headliners Newsmaker to look at opioid crisis, Monday, Sept. 25

September 12, 2017 | By Jamie Horwitz | jhdcpr@starpower.net

Rep. Tim Ryan, (D-Ohio), co-chair of the House Addiction Treatment and Recovery Caucus, plans to join three frontline health care workers at a National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker event on Monday, Sept. 25, at 10 a.m. to discuss the opioid crisis, what they see as the lack of parity between mental health and physical health care, and their call for action by Congress and the Trump administration.

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African American History museum celebrates at NPC Headliners Luncheon, Sept. 21

September 12, 2017 | By Kevin Wensing | kmwensing@comcast.net

Lonnie G. Bunch III, director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, plans to speak at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on Sept. 21 as the museum marks its first anniversary.

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It's time to apply for NPF journalism awards

September 8, 2017 | By Sandy K. Johnson | sjohnson@nationalpress.org

Enter your best work for seven National Press Foundation awards, including coverage of Congress; federal-local impact; editor of the year; use of technology; lifetime journalism achievement; cartooning; and innovative storytelling.

Prizes total $36,000! Deadlines are Sept. 29 or Oct. 6. For application forms, please click here.

For more details, contact:
Sandy K. Johnson
President & COO
National Press Foundation
sjohnson@nationalpress.org
202.663.7281

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Brunch and wine tasting tour to Greenhill Winery in Middleburg, VA, Sept. 16

September 6, 2017 | By Nicole Cober | ncober@cjrlegal.com

Enjoy the last days of summer/early days of fall with your fellow news-makers and wine tasters!

Join National Press Club President Jeff Ballou on Saturday, Sept. 16, for a trip and private wine-tasting event to the enchanting Greenhill Winery. The price for Club members is $25, and non-members pay $30.

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Tickets available for Monday's film screening & panel discussion on dangers facing Mexican journalists

September 6, 2017 | By Julie Schoo | jschoo@press.org

Tickets are still available for the National Press Club's Journalism Institute’s screening of a film by Everardo González called "El Paso" and a short panel discussion on the dangers Mexico's journalists face.

The event is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 11, at 6:30 p.m. in the Club's Murrow Room. The event is free but reservations are necessary; tickets can be reserved here.

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The art of the smear: Attkisson on the story behind her new book

September 5, 2017 | By Mark Krikorian | msk@cis.org

The best smears are based on a grain of truth, often a verbal slip-up identified from 24/7 tracking of every word spoken or written by a public figure, which is then escalated into a smear.

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Experts envision ‘City of the Future’ at Press Club Headliners Newsmaker, Sept. 26

September 1, 2017

A panel of transportation experts plans to discuss what is being done to make city transportation, especially public-transit options, more desirable and efficient, and what the future may hold for our nation’s cities at a National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 10 a.m. in the Club’s Bloomberg Room.

This news conference is open to credentialed media and Club members free of charge, but advance registration is required. Please click here to register.

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Institute plans "El Paso" screening, panel on journalists fleeing violence, Sept. 11

September 1, 2017 | By Julie Schoo | jschoo@press.org

The National Press Club's Journalism Institute plans to host a screening of Everardo González' film "El Paso" and a short panel discussion on the dangers Mexico's journalists still face, and their difficulties in receiving asylum in the U.S.

The event is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 11, at 6:30 p.m. in the Club's Murrow Room. The event is free but reservations are necessary; tickets can be reserved here.

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NPC Book Fair & Authors' Night continues to accept author applications

August 31, 2017 | By Crystal White | cwhite@press.org

The region’s premiere holiday book event is back at the National Press Club for the 40th year and is now accepting author applications through 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 29. Applications received after the deadline will not be reviewed.

All literary genres are considered, however self-published books and books only available in e-format will not be accepted. The application fee of $75 for Club members and $150 for non-members is due and payable upon acceptance to the Book Fair. Authors are expected to be available for the entirety of the event on Friday, Nov. 10, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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