Member News

Join the collection of Club member photos showing life and work during COVID-19

April 2, 2020

If you have photos of doing your work or day-to-day life under the coronavirus siege of 2020, National Press Club's Photography Team wants them. To date, 25 of your fellow Club members and staff have sent in some 60 photos about life and work during this unique time in history. The collection so…

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During meeting with Broadcast/Podcast Team Freedman urges Club teams to 'be creative'

April 2, 2020

National Press Club President Michael Freedman thanked members of the Club's Broadcast/Podcast team for maintaining its regular meeting schedule even while the Club has halted almost all in-person activities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which he described as "a crisis of epic proportions…

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Club’s indie authors meeting goes on as planned April 9 -- virtually

April 1, 2020

The informal group of National Press Club members who are independent authors will gather as planned on Thursday, April 9, with a twist. Members will meet via video conference. The meeting will begin at its original start time of 9:30 a.m. The special guest speaker is Anthony Shop, who will…

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When life hands you grapefruit, make a pie

March 31, 2020

An old cliché is to resolve a life-delivery of lemons by making lemonade.  But grapefruits aren’t lemons.  Some people like them; others think they are bitter, sour and nasty.  This sweet treat will change your mind or add to your pleasure. This pie has a later-Spring variation when strawberries…

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Institute launches daily writing group starting Thursday

March 30, 2020

The National Press Club Journalism Institute is starting a daily writing group for people who want to support each other’s work from wherever they are.     The group will meet Mondays through Fridays on Zoom. You can come once or come often, whatever works best for you. The half-hour daily…

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Broadcast/Podcast team to meet virtually at noon today

March 30, 2020

The National Press Club Broadcast/Podcast Team will hold its regular First Thursday monthly meeting on April 2 at noon via teleconference. The teleconference dial-in is 800-747-5150, access code 662-7545. Participants are kindly requested to leave their phones on mute as the call begins until asked…

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Show us your photos of work, life under COVID-19

March 27, 2020

Visitors stroll to the Jefferson Memorial on March 20. Photo: Alan Kotok While the COVID-19 pandemic enormously disrupts the lives of National Press Club members and staff, along with most everyone else worldwide where the virus reaches, the Club's Photography Team is asking members to help…

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Club Legion member Stucky's images enliven local office

March 27, 2020

Jim Oxford, National Commander of the American Legion, commended the director of the organization's D.C. headquarters on newly installed photographs decorating the offices during a visit last month.   The director explained that all were taken by a National Press Club member who is also a  Navy…

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Black bean soup warms the soul, even if you lack ingredients

March 27, 2020

The days keep alternating from sunny with the promise of tulips to rainy, raw and gray during which the collective self-quarantine demands a trashy mystery, a fireplace or some soothing soup.  Black bean soup is a perennial favorite. But you’re stuck at home with a pantry and some…

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