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NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell to Receive the L.A. Press Club’s Lifetime Achievement Award

NBC NEWS’ Andrea Mitchell to Receive the LA Press Club’s Lifetime Achievement Award NBC News’ veteran chief foreign affairs correspondent and host of MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports Andrea Mitchell has been named the Los Angeles Press Club’s 2017 Joseph M. Quinn Awardee for Lifetime Achievement.   “Andrea Mitchell’s career can be summed up in a single word: tenacity. Since the 1970’s she has been undaunted in her pursuit of journalistic truth. Most fittingly her 2005 book is titled Talking Back…To Presidents, Dictators and Assorted Scoundrels. We are honored that she…

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CNN’s Jake Tapper to Receive the Presidents Award

CNN’s Jake Tapper to Receive the Presidents Award CNN’s anchor and chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper has been named the Los Angeles Press Club’s 2017 Presidents Awardee for Impact on Media. Tapper is the host of The Lead with Jake Tapper and State of the Union.   “During a divisive election, Jake Tapper was willing to take on politicians from both sides of the aisle. His effective interview style cuts to the core. He is willing to ask the tough questions, listen carefully and then follow up with precisely the…

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer Daniel Berehulak is the 2017 Press Club Daniel Pearl Awardee

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer Daniel Berehulak is the 2017 Press Club Daniel Pearl Awardee Australian photojournalist Daniel Berehulak is the winner of the 2017 Daniel Pearl Award for Courage and Integrity in Journalism.   He has covered history-shaping events in over 60 countries and won a Pulitzer for his coverage of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. His recent gut wrenching and courageous reports for the New York Times from the Philippines makes him an obvious choice for this award. “Daniel Berehulak’s photojournalism brings together the visual impact of a newsworthy…

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Veritas Awards

When Wednesday, February 22, 2017 6:00 PM Location Los Angeles Press Club at the Steve Allen Theater, 4773 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027 Registration Veritas Awards Member Registration Veritas Awards Non-member Registration – $25.00 Veritas Awards Special Guest [Registration code required] “HIDDEN FIGURES” WINS THE LA PRESS CLUB’S VERITAS AWARD HOLLYWOOD, CA, February 13, 2017: The Los Angeles Press Club is excited to announce the winner of its 2nd annual Veritas Award for the Best Film Based on or Inspired by Real Events and People. This award is judged…

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Civil Liberties And Press Freedom in The Age of Trump

When Wednesday, January 18, 2017 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Location The Association, 110 East 6th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014 This is the first of a series event at The Association bar in downtown Los Angeles. The discussion will be moderated by L.A. Press Club Board Member Saul Gonzalez from KCRW. So far, our speakers include: Jessica Levinson, professor of law at Loyola Law School and president of the Los Angeles Ethics Commission Peter Eliasberg, First Counsel for First Amendment Rights, ACLU of Southern California, 2013 “Attorney of the…

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Horror Stories from the Campaign Trail

When Wednesday, November 02, 2016 6:30 PM Location Redwood Bar & Grill Join us and the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists for a night of stories from the world of politics. The event will be hosted by Patt Morrison. Speakers will be announced in the coming weeks. When: Thursday, November 2 at 6:30 p.m. Where: Redwood Bar & Grill, 316 W. 2nd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 RSVP: spjlosangeles@gmail.com For more information, visit: www.spjla.org

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