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George Pennacchio to Receive LA Press Club’s Luminary Award

George Pennacchio, entertainment reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News and host of the station’s Oscars specials, is the Los Angeles Press Club’s 2018 recipient of the Luminary Award for Career Achievement. The award will be presented at the National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards Gala on December 2 at the Biltmore Hotel, downtown Los Angeles. The Luminary Award honors individuals within the Entertainment Media for their Career Achievement. George Pennacchio is one of the most recognizable, respected and liked reporters in Los Angeles. He has been with ABC7 since 1996 and…

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Carol Burnett to Receive LA Press Club’s Legend Award at December 2 Gala Event

The groundbreaking comic genius Carol Burnett will accept the LA Press Club’s Legend Award at the National A&E Journalism Awards Gala. Legendary comedienne, singer, actress, writer and producer Carol Burnett is set to accept Los Angeles Press Club’s Legend Award. The ceremony will take place at the National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards Gala on December 2 at the Biltmore Hotel, downtown Los Angeles, where Ms. Burnett will sit down for an on-stage conversation with award-winning Anchor and Reporter Robert Kovacik of NBC4 Southern California. The Legend Award honors individuals…

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A PRIVATE WAR Screening

We have a fantastic invitation for you! We’ve got free tickets to see A Private War, the true story of war reporter Marie Colvin. If you’d like tickets, please email info@lapressclub.org. In the subject line, write “A Private War” and the date that you’d like to go. Screening #1: AMC Century City 10/24/18 7PM *must arrive by 6:30PM Screening #2: Pacific’s The Grove 10/30/18 7:30PM *must arrive by 7PM A PRIVATE WAR Synopsis: In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin (Academy Award nominee Rosamund Pike) is one…

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News Literacy Project Volunteer Training

The Los Angeles Press Club invites you to the News Literacy Project’s Volunteer Training. This non-profit started by a former Los Angeles Times correspondent trains volunteers to go to local elementary schools to teach kids about journalism. Those interested in volunteering should attend this one-hour training session at the Bloomberg News office. When: Tuesday, October 23 at 6 p.m. Where: 1999 Ave of the Stars, Suite 3100, Los Angeles, CA, 90067 Park at the Westfield Century City mall. For more info: newslit.org

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Open letter to Prince Mohammad bin Salman

Open letter to Prince Mohammad bin Salman: THE LA PRESS CLUB IMPLORE YOU TO RELEASE RAIF BADAWI AND ALL JOURNALISTS CURRENTLY IMPRISONED IN SAUDI ARABIA It is with horror we are following the disappearance and probable murder of Washington Post’s Jamal Khashoggi. As one of America’s leading journalistic organizations the Los Angeles Press Club has a mission is to defend the free press everywhere. A country’s level of civilization is measured in the way the press is able to do its job without interference from government. You have proclaimed yourself…

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LA Journalism Job Fair

Join CCNMA and Hispancize LA for the Los Angeles Journalism Job Fair. Register to meet recruiters at media companies from around Southern California. Meet recruiters from the KCBS/KCAL, LA Times, KNBC-Television, Telemundo 52, FOX 11 and many more during the event. Send resumes to: ccnmainfo@ccnma.org Get your tickets now: https://goo.gl/kFRtkx

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The King of Content

Join Wall Street Journal reporter Keach Hagey for a discussion of her new book “The King of Content: Sumner Redstone’s Battle for Viacom, CBS, and Everlasting Control of His Media Empire.” Her book chronicles the rise of the Redstone family’s billion-dollar fortune and the ongoing struggle for control of some of America’s best-known entertainment brands, including MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and CBS. There will be refreshments and a Q&A with the author afterward. Moderated by Press Club President and Bloomberg LA Bureau Chief Chris Palmeri. WHEN: Wednesday September 26 6:30…

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