Photographer Discusses The Dangers Of Being At The U.S. Capitol During Deadly Attack

January 20, 2021

National Press Club member Christy Bowe says she was in a "dangerous situation" when Trump supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6 realized she was a member of the media and began chanting insults directed at news organizations. In the second of a two-part series featuring journalists…

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Photojournalist Recalls Her Experience At U.S. Capitol During Deadly Attack

January 14, 2021

The January 6 deadly siege on the U.S. Capitol endangered not only lawmakers but also journalists who were on duty for what turned out to be a direct attack on a hallowed democratic institution. In the first of a two-part series featuring journalists who were on the scene, NPC Broadcast Podcast…

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Radio Making A Difference In Developing Countries

December 16, 2020

Despite huge advances in communications technology, radio remains one of the most effective media--especially in developing countries. Radio can help farmers with better growing practices, encourage the use of clean water, and promote free elections. A nonprofit organization called Developing Radio…

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Highlighting the NAB's Efforts to Increase Diversity In Broadcasting

December 6, 2020

Earlier this year the National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation launched the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resource Center, a website dedicated to helping media companies and industry professionals create and sustain a diverse and inclusive workplace. Diversity, equity and…

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Report for America Helps Local Newsrooms Fill Gaps

November 19, 2020

Local news across the U.S. continues to struggle as the pandemic adds to the financial losses that newspapers, radio stations and other media have suffered for years. With declining revenue from advertising and subscriptions, news outlets have resorted to cutting deeply into the personnel in their…

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Election 2020 through the lens of a political analyst, historian and communicator

November 8, 2020

Every election cycle is rich in political communication with numerous lessons not just for ordinary voters, but also journalists and communicators. In this edition of Update-1, recorded while the final votes were still being tallied, NPC Broadcast/Podcast co-vice chair Adam Konowe speaks with…

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Remembering Chadwick Boseman And His Connection To D.C.'s Howard University

October 22, 2020

The late actor Chadwick Boseman left a void not only in the entertainment industry but for many young people in the country. Boseman died from colon cancer in August at the age of 43.  In this edition of Update-1, Gemma Puglisi, a member of the National Press Club's Broadcast Podcast Committee,…

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NPC Annual Photo Exhibit Displays Online

October 8, 2020

The National Press Club’s 21st annual photo exhibit is on display virtually at In this edition of Update-1, broadcast/podcast co-vice chair Adam Konowe spoke with photo team co-chair Alan Kotok about the evolution of the exhibit in a time of pandemic and…

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It's Not Easy Winning An NPC Scholarship

September 25, 2020

As part of the National Press Club’s efforts to support the careers of future journalists, the club awards three annual scholarships to college students who plan to study journalism. Two of the awards, the Richard G. Zimmerman Journalism Scholarship and the Julie Schoo Award for Diversity in…

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An Inside Look At Ike's Leadership Style

September 6, 2020

President Dwight Eisenhower was in the White House during a transformational time, and his granddaughter says his goal was to unite the country with "middle road" ideas that would allow people to resolve their differences and compromise.  In this edition of Update-1, NPC Broadcast Podcast team…

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