National Press Club

  • 2018 "Press vs Politicians"  National Press Club Spelling Bee
    2018 "Press vs Politicians" National Press Club Spelling Bee

    September 27, 2018

    Relationships between politicians and the media who cover them have been tested throughout history, but on September 27, 2018 in the National Press Club’s historic ballroom, fun and friendly competition prevailed as lawmakers and reporters compete in the uproariously entertaining Press vs. Politicians Spelling Bee.

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  • NPC Luncheon with Secretary of the U.S. Air Force Heather Wilson
    NPC Luncheon with Secretary of the U.S. Air Force Heather Wilson

    September 26, 2018

    Heather Wilson, the 24th Secretary of the U.S. Air Force, delivered an address on “The Future of American Air Power in the 21st Century,” including plans for future space and cyber operations as well as the incorporation of new technologies and weapons systems, at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon…

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  • NPC Luncheon with craigslist founder Craig Newmark
    NPC Luncheon with craigslist founder Craig Newmark

    September 24, 2018

    Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and Craig Newmark Philanthropies, appeared at a Sept. 24, 2018 National Press Club Headliners Luncheon to discuss his philanthropic efforts to strengthen trust in news.

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  • NPC Luncheon with EMILY's List President Stephanie Schriock
    NPC Luncheon with EMILY's List President Stephanie Schriock

    September 18, 2018

    With a record number of women running for office at all levels of government, Stephanie Schriock, President of political action committee EMILY’s List, appeared at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on September 18, 2018 to review the field of Democratic pro-choice female candidates on the ballot across the country.

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  • Thomas Burr accepts NPC's 2018 Washington Regional Reporting Award
    Thomas Burr accepts NPC's 2018 Washington Regional Reporting Award

    August 30, 2018

    Thomas Burr of the Salt Lake Tribune accepts The National Press Club's 2018 Washington Regional Reporting Award for his reporting on Sen. Orrin Hatch's retirement, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, and the security measures taken in Utah in the wake of the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise.

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  • Annapolis Capital Gazette staff honored at NPC Journalism Awards ceremony
    Annapolis Capital Gazette staff honored at NPC Journalism Awards ceremony

    August 30, 2018

    Editor Rick Hutzell accepts the National Press Club President's Award at the 2018 NPC Journalism Awards ceremony on behalf of the staff of the Annapolis Capital Gazette for their journalistic service and bravery in the face of a newsroom shooting that left five of their co-workers dead.

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  • NPC Newsmaker: Sen. Elizabeth Warren
    NPC Newsmaker: Sen. Elizabeth Warren

    August 21, 2018

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) gave a major policy speech on ending corruption in Washington at a National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker on August 21, 2018.

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  • Austin Tice: Children of Syria
    Austin Tice: Children of Syria

    August 15, 2018

    In 2012, Austin Tice -- a Georgetown University alumnus, freelance journalist, and veteran captain of the U.S. Marine Corps from Houston, Texas -- traveled to Syria to report on the unfolding crisis for McClatchy News, The Washington Post, and other publications. He traveled extensively across the country. Austin was detained…

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  • NPC Book Rap: Sean Spicer - "The Briefing"
    NPC Book Rap: Sean Spicer - "The Briefing"

    August 13, 2018

    Sean Spicer, former White House Press Secretary under President Trump, shared his new book, "The Briefing: Politics, The Press, and The President," at a National Press Club Headliners Book Event on August 13, 2018.

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  • Finding Your Voice: 50 Essential Strategies for Great Writing
    Finding Your Voice: 50 Essential Strategies for Great Writing

    July 27, 2018

    Roy Peter Clark, one of journalism's most influential writing coaches, makes his happy return to the National Press Club to conduct one of his popular and informative writing workshops. Clark taught writing at the Poynter Institute for 40 years. He is the author of 18 books on writing, reading, language…

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