National Press Club

C-SPAN’s Steve Scully enters 5 K race, June 11

April 27, 2011 | By Melissa Charbonneau | melcharbonneau@aol.com

Steve Scully, C-Span

Steve Scully, C-Span

Steve Scully, C-SPAN senior executive producer, political editor, and host of “Washington Journal,” will run in the National Press Club’s 14th Annual Beat the Deadline 5K, Saturday, June 11.

Scully has been recognized among Cable’s 100 Heavy Hitters and as one of the media’s most influential movers and shakers in political programming. He also hosts C-SPAN’s “In Depth” and “Road to the White House.” He is senior producer for C-SPAN’s White House coverage, former president of the White House Correspondents’ Association and one of its board members.

To compete with Scully and your other favorite journalists, TV anchors, and columnists, sign up today for the Beat the Deadline 5K and receive an early bird discount.

Registration is limited, so visit www.press.org/5K soon. Check the 5K website for news on cash awards and prizes for top finishers and for information about free door prizes.

Proceeds from Beat the Deadline 5K benefit the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library’s programs for research, training and scholarships that promote education and diversity in the profession.

For more information on becoming a sponsor, contact Race Director Melinda Cooke at mcooke@press.org.