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The Los Angeles Press Club has supported the growth and conservation of quality journalism on all platforms since 1913. The club’s efforts include the nourishment and recognition of talent, as well as working to preserve the right to a free press. Become a member and join our efforts to stimulate quality journalism in Southern California.

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FILM AWARD--The Los Angeles Press Club is getting into the movie business! We are hosting our first ever film award, The Veritas Award, on Thursday, February 25 for Best Movie Based on or Inspired by a True Story. Members of the press club who are in good standing are eligible to vote for the winner. Voting ends on February 11, so hurry up and get your vote in! The winner will be announced at the Los Angeles Press Club at 4773 Hollywood Blvd. at 7 p.m.  (read more)




HONORING BILL ROSENDAHL

                                           

In May of 2013, the Los Angeles Press Club honored the great Bill Rosendahl.

BOB BARKER RECEIVES LEGEND AWARD + INTERVIEW WITH ROBERT KOVACIK

Bob Barker receives the LA Press Club's first Legend Award, and gives a charming interview with Press Club President, Robert Kovacik. Barker was given the award at the 8th Annual National A&E Journalism Awards on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. Presented by Drew Carey.

TAVIS SMILEY RECEIVES THE LUMINARY AWARD

Actress Diahann Caroll presents the LA Press Club's Luminary Award to Tavis Smiley on December 6, 2015 at the 8th Annual National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards. 

THE VISIONARY AWARD TO JOE MANTEGNA

Actor Dan Lauria presents the LA Press Club's Visionary Award to Joe Mantegna on December 6, 2015 at the 8th Annual National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards.

POWERFUL SPEECHES HONOR CHARLIE HEBDO, DANIEL PEARL LEGACY

 

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LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD TO WILLOW BAY

Willow Bay, the Director of the USC Annenberg School of Journalism, receives The Joseph M. Quinn Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Bay is veteran television journalist, digital news editor and author.  She was the first woman to co-anchor CNN's financial news program "Moneyline News Hour “ and has anchored or co-anchored numerous shows on CNN, NBC, MSNBC, ABC and Lifetime Television. In addition she serves as Senior Strategic Adviser for the Huffington Post and is a special correspondent for Bloomberg Television. (read more)

 
PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD TO SHANE SMITH & VICE
The Public Service Award for Journalistic Contributions to Civic Life is bestowed annually by the Los Angeles Press Club.

Under CEO & Founder Shane Smith’s guidance, VICE in recent years has expanded into international and domestic news both through its own VICE News channel as well as an HBO partnership. Since its inception last March, VICE News has shifted the current news landscape with its award winning coverage of world events, from the crisis in Ukraine to the outbreak of Ebola in Western Africa and the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.  (read more)

PRESIDENT'S AWARD TO "CBS THIS MORNING"

Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell, hosts of “CBS This Morning,” were honored with the Los Angeles Press Club’s 2015 President’s Award for Impact on Media.









Since the launch of the program in 2012, the charismatic anchor trio and their production team have brought serious news and original storytelling back to the morning television landscape, while increasing viewership and providing the day’s need-to-know headlines. (read more)


LAPC's FAVORITE COMEDIAN, ALONZO BODDEN


Alonzo Bodden is the LA Press Club's go-to comedian. His quicksilver wit and hilarious insight into the news has forced us to laugh at ourselves and our profession. At previous SoCal Journalism Awards and National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards shows he has rocked the house and been praised by the likes of Quincy Jones and comedy legend Carl Reiner. America knows Alonzo as the winner of season three of "Last Comic Standing." Since then his career as both comedian and actor continues to soar.

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PRESIDENT
Robert Kovacik
NBC4 SoCal

VICE PRESIDENT
Adam J. Rose
CBS Interactive

TREASURER
Anthony Palazzo
Bloomberg News

SECRETARY
Gloria Zuurveen
Pace News

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Diana Ljungaeus
International Journalist

ADMINISTRATOR
Melissa Breccia 

BOARD MEMBERS

 
 
Cher Calvin
KTLA
Elizabeth Espinosa
KFI
Mariel Garza
LA Times
Barbara Gasser
Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Gabriel Kahn
USC Annenberg
Jessica Keating
LA News Group
Fernando Mexia
Spanish EFE News Service
Carolina Sarassa
Telemundo
Ben Sullivan
ScienceBlog.com
Brian Watt
KPCC

HONORARY BOARD MEMBERS
 Alex Ben Block
Ted Johnson
Will Lewis

ADVISORY BOARD
Eli Broad
Rick J. Caruso
Madeline Di Nonno
David W. Fleming
Bill Imada
Sabrina Kay
Kat Kramer
Sherry Lansing
George E. Moss
Constance L. Rice
Hon. Richard J. Riordan
Ramona Ripston
Hon. Bill Rosendahl
Angelica Salas
Carol E. Schatz
Gary L. Toebben
Matt Toledo
Stuart Waldman 

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