LAPC in Action

Follow Me on Pinterest

LAPC Tweets


Los Angeles Press Club
A non-profit organization with
501(c)(3) status
Tax ID 01-0761875

4773 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90027
Phone: (323) 669-8081
Fax: (310) 464-3577


Robert Kovacik

Vice President
Patt Morrison
Los Angeles Times/KPCC

Anthony Palazzo
Bloomberg News

Christina Villacorte
Los Angeles Daily News

Gloria Zuurveen
Pace News

Executive Director
Diana Ljungaeus
International Journalist



Barbara Gasser
International Journalist

Jahan Hassan
Ekush News

Gabriel Kahn
USC Innovation Lab

Fernando Mexia
Spanish EFE News Service

Tony Pierce
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Carolina Sarassa

Ben Sullivan

______________________ ADVISORY BOARD

Eli Broad
Founder, The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation

Rick J. Caruso
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Caruso Affiliated

Madeline Di Nonno
Chief Executive Officer, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

David W. Fleming
Counsel, Latham & Watkins LLP

Sherry Lansing
CEO, The Sherry Lansing Foundation

George E. Moss
Chairman, Moss Group

Constance L. Rice
Co-Director, Advancement Project

Hon. Richard J. Riordan
former Mayor of Los Angeles

Ramona Ripston
former Executive Director, ACLU of Southern California

Hon. Bill Rosendahl
former Councilmember, City of Los Angeles

Angelica Salas
Director, CHIRLA

Carol E. Schatz
President & CEO, Downtown Center Business Imrovement District

Gary L. Toebben
President & CEO, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

Matt Toledo
Publisher, Los Angeles Business Journal

Stuart Waldman ­
President, Valley Industry & Commerce Association

Winners 2014 - 56th SoCal Journalist Awards

And the winners are…















Click Here to see more pictures from SoCal Journalism Awards

(We will add more pictures as soon as we receive them from the [...]

56th SoCal Journalism Awards Gala on Sunday, June 29 at the Biltmore

Contact Diana for any requests. Here are the honorees:

Michael Bloomberg and Matthew Winkler – The President’s Award For Impact on Media, presented by Eli Broad.

Ann Curry, NBC – The [...]

Bloomberg & Winkler to be Honored with LA Press Club’s President’s Award

Michael R. Bloomberg and Bloomberg News Editor in Chief Matthew Winkler will accept the 2014 Los Angeles Press Club’s President’s Award.

Bloomberg and Winkler co-founded Bloomberg [...]

How does media cover the wealthy?

How does media cover the wealthy? Learn from the experts.

Panel discussion at the Press Club, Thursday, February 27.


PETER NEWCOMB, Bloomberg News editor who leads Bloomberg’s [...]

2014 SoCal Journalism Awards: ALL FINALISTS are Announced

The judging of the 2014 SoCal Journalism Awards is done. The club received a record number of entries, so judging has taken longer than usual.

Among [...]

Nat'l Entertainment Journalism Awards Gala, Nov. 24

Forest Whitaker — Visionary Award, introduced by Scott Cooper; Kenneth Turan — Luminary Award, introduced by David Ansen; Graydon Carter — Special Centennial Award

Buy Tickets [...]

Oscar Winner and Humanitarian Forest Whitaker to Receive The Visionary Award

HOLLYWOOD, CA: The Los Angeles Press Club is proud to announce that Academy Award winner and humanitarian activist Forest Whitaker will accept the Visionary Award at [...]

Annual Meeting Thursday, October 24, Followed by a Book Party for Timothy Spangler

The Los Angeles Press Club is fielding candidates for the 2014 Board of Directors. For print, broadcast and Internet journalists, this is an opportunity to [...]

The 6th Annual National Entertainment Journalism Awards -- November 24, 2013

Call For Entries - Entry Form Writable PDF - Pay Online -
Donation Form - Buy Tickets / Advertise

The 2013 Daniel Pearl Fellows: Views on America

Join us for an evening with the 2013 Daniel Pearl Fellows, moderated by Rob Eshman, editor of Jewish Journal.

Pearl Fellows 2013

Winners 55th Southern California Journalism Awards


Click here for more pictures from the Award show Sunday, June 23rd

Click here for videos from the Award show.

Quinn Award to Fred Roggin, NBC4

HOLLYWOOD, May 22, 2013: The Los Angeles Press Club proudly announces NBC4’s Fred Roggin will receive this year’s Joseph M. Quinn Award [...]

55th SoCal Journalism Awards and Centennial Dinner, Finalists Announced

Join us for the 55th SoCal Journalism Awards and LA Press Club’s Centennial Celebration Sunday, June 23rd 2013 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel Downtown Los Angeles.

Carl [...]

President's Award to Carl Reiner

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 [...]

Courageous Mexican Journalist to Receive the Daniel Pearl Award

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 [...]

LAPC Public Service Award to Sue Laris

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, [...]

SoCal Awards Dedicated to Huell Howser


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 [...]

HONORING BILL ROSENDAHL -- Wendy Greuel joins the roasters and toasters

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, [...]

NLGJA-LA and the Los Angeles Press Club present: Out in the Newsroom: A look at LGBT coverage and careers in journalism.

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 [...]

SoCal Journalism Awards Competition

55th Southern California Journalism Awards

Finalist SoCal - check for updates

Rate Card SoCal FillablePDF

Donate to our Silent Auction

Meet Thom Hartmann at the Press Club on Saturday 2/2

Join us for a conversation about radio journalism with Thom Hartmann, radio host who presents “Renaissance thinking about the issues of our day.” 
Hartmann is a [...]

Page Views vs. Good Journalism

“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, [...]

Reporting from the Danger Zone

Early Bird Savings Extended to Oct. 3 for Club Members

Paid-up members of the Los Angeles Press Club may enter the National Entertainment Journalism Awards at the lower Early Bird rate through October 3. Apply

Lecture: Avoiding Libel/Slander for Journos

Los Angeles Press Club and Loyola Law School co-host session at the Downtown Campus, Thurs., Sept. 6 at 6 pm RSVP

Club to Screen Award-Winning Doc; Director Q & A

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 [...]

Bernstein Accepts President's Award; Woodward, On Deadline, Participates Via Video


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 [...]

Stars Come Out for Awards Gala

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 [...]

54th SoCal Journalism Awards: Gala at Biltmore to honor Woodward & Bernstein, David Goldstein, Pearl Family

Tickets, tables, sponsorship, ads are available now for the 54th Annual LA Press Club Journalism
Awards Gala at the Biltmore on June [...]

WATERGATE: The Press, Politics and the Presidency

KPCC Frank Stoltze, John Dean, Richard Reeves–photo by KPCC


John Dean, President Nixon’s former special council, promised new revelations on the Watergate cover-up in his [...]

Leap Day Ends So Cal Journo Awards Early Bird

You have one extra day—Leap Day Feb. 29—to enter and win a Los Angeles Press Club SoCal Journalism Award and save on every entry with our Early Bird rates.
We’re looking for the best work of 2011 in print, broadcast and the Internet, including the social networks.
If there were ever a year to become a finalist in the LA Press Club’s SoCal Journalism Awards, 2012 is the [...]


Read more

CBS2/KCAL9 Investigative Reporter David Goldstein Wins Quinn Award for Lifetime Achievement

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 [...]

Book Party - Alive Inside the Wreck

Book Party – Alive Inside the Wreck: A Biography of Nathanael West, by Joe Woodward

Thursday, December 8, at 7:00 pm. Event over. 

Woodward & Bernstein to be Honored On 40th Anniversary of Watergate Break-in

Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein to Accept 2012 Los Angeles Press Club’s President’s Award


Attend the 4th NEJ Awards Honoring Hugh M. Hefner!

Hugh M. Hefner, Jack Maxwell, Sarah Sweet, Dick Gregory, Robert Kovacik


The tables will be turned [...]

2012 Board Elections Underway

The Press Club has been able to recruit a number of strong candidates either to run for open seats, or to be appointed to vacant [...]

Attend NEJ Gala Honoring Hugh M. Hefner, Donate to Club's Silent Auction


Hugh M. Hefner, the legendary editor-in-chief and founder of  Playboy Magazine, will receive a lifetime achievement award [...]

8 Ball Club News


8 Ball Award presented to President Truman in 1948

Thurs., Oct. 13

2012 Board Elections and LAPC Annual Meeting. Candidates for next [...]

LAPC Co-Sponsors Award Presentation

Larry Mantle, Warren Olney, Patt Morrison honored on Oct. 18 at Central Library