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The Los Angeles Press Club is thrilled to announce this year’s honoree for the President’s Award is a Hollywood legend. Carl Reiner is a director-actor- writer-producer-recording artist-comedian and tweeter who has—so far—garnered twelve Emmy Awards and one Grammy Award.
The President’s Award ”for impact on media” will be presented at the press club’s upcoming 100th year celebration on June 23rd at the Biltmore Hotel, Downtown Los Angeles. The award recognizes those whose energy and effort had an impact on media and our society.
This year’s winner of the Daniel Pearl Award for Courage and Integrity in Journalism is Mexico’s Sandra Rodríguez Nieto. She has worked for El Diario de Juárez from 2003 to 2012 where she has courageously written about local government corruption and the failures in the judicial system. She has also written about immigration issues as well as the military deployment that turned Juarez into one of the most dangerous cities on earth. She has focused on how a lack of education and jobs drives thousands of young people into the brutal world of crime and drugs. Her reporting has revealed the organizational structure of competing drug cartels and their ability to evade law enforcement. She continually reports on the composition of warring gangs fighting for control of Juárez and how the alleged leaders have been out of reach of the authorities. She has also shed light on how various properties of these alleged drug kingpins remain uninvestigated. More.
Los Angeles Press Club kicks off its 2013 Centennial Celebrations by honoring former LAPC President Bill Rosendahl with a “Roast and Toast” on May 16, 2013 at the club’s headquarters in East Hollywood.
With Roasters and Toasters Mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel, Assemblyman Mike Feuer, Lila Garrett, Dan Schnur, Robert Kovacik, Ted Johnson, Jill Stewart, Patt Morrison, Maria Armoudian, Supervisor Don Knabe, Councilman Dennis Zine, Kevin James, Councilman Tom LaBonge and Congress Woman Diane E. Watson.
The Southern California Journalism Awards Centennial Gala on June 23, 2013 is being dedicated to Huell Howser, the widely loved KCET personality and unofficial ambassador of California, who died in January in Palm Springs at age 67.
One of the many online tributes that ran the day he died, written by actor and stand-up comedian James Adomian, noted: “If you missed something, friends would swap stories of California’s Gold and Visiting and his other shows on KCET, always lapsing into impressions of his awe-struck exclamations: “This is amazing!”
In 1972, Sue Laris founded what is now Los Angeles Downtown News after planning it on her kitchen table. Today, her independently owned multi-media company, [...]
In honor of the 100+ Year Anniversary of the founding of the Los Angeles Press Club, the growing organization was honored on January 22 by [...]
A panel of openly gay journalists will share their experiences and advice on being out in journalism today. What are the pros and cons of [...]
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In an appropriately glamour-filled evening, the Los Angeles Press Club handed out first-place star trophies for best arts and entertainment reporting during [...]
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Pitzer College Announces First Ever Conservancy Devoted Entirely to Southern California Environmental Sustainability Issues New Conservancy Named in Honor of Southern California Native Robert Redford [...]
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Stars keep coming out for the NEJ awards gala Nov. 18 at the Biltmore.
Robert Redford will be [...]
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Los Angeles Press Club will honor Jane Fonda with its inaugural Visionary Award at the National Entertainment.
“Are Page Views Killing Good Journalism Click by Click?” moderated by LA Weekly Managing Editor Jill Stewart, at the Los Angeles Press Club on Thursday, [...]
Los Angeles Press Club names editorial director of The Hollywood Reporter to receive its NEJ Luminary Award at its 5th Annual National Entertainment Awards Gala [...]
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Arts & Entertainment Journalists In All Media To Be Honored For Their Best Work in 2011-12
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LAPC member and volunteer Rouslan Ovtcharoff has produced a documentary that has been winning awards at film festivals. He has arranged for the Club to [...]
At the June 24 LA Press Club Journalism Awards at the Biltmore, nearly 500 journalists and media executives heard Carl Bernstein address the importance of [...]
When Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward receive the Los Angeles Press Club’s President’s Award on the 40thanniversary of Watergate at the Biltmore, the trophy will [...]
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John Dean, President Nixon’s former special council, promised new revelations on the Watergate cover-up in his [...]
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Los Angeles Press Club board has elected its officers for 2012.
Will Lewis, KCRW emeritus, was re-elected president; Martha Sarabia, LA Opinion, is vice president; Beth [...]
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CBS2/KCAL9 investigative reporter David Goldstein has been named by the board of directors of the Los Angeles Press Club as the 2012 winner of the [...]
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Book Party – Alive Inside the Wreck: A Biography of Nathanael West, by Joe Woodward
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Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein to Accept 2012 Los Angeles Press Club’s President’s Award
WATERGATE REPORTERS WHO REDEFINED INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM WILL ACCEPT [...]
At Thursday’s LA Press Club’s 4th Annual National Entertainment Journalism Awards, The Hollywood Reporter walked off with four first place trophies, including best entertainment publication.