60th SoCal Journalism Awards Finalists Announced!

Join us in congratulating the finalists of the L.A. Press Club’s 60th Southern California Journalism Awards! Our judges sorted through nearly 1,400 entries. Our finalists represent the most talented and hardworking journalists in Southern California. Click here for the complete list. The contest will come to a close at the SoCal Awards Gala, where we will announce the winners. Get your tickets today!

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Thomas L. Stokes Award for Best Energy Writing

Each year, the National Press Foundation presents the Thomas L. Stokes Award to a U.S.-based journalist for the best writing on the subject of energy. The Stokes Award was established in the spring of 1959 by friends and admirers of the late Thomas L. Stokes, the syndicated Washington columnist on national affairs. It is given annually for the best writing “in the independent spirit of Tom Stokes” on subjects of interest to him including energy, natural resources and the environment. The winner of the award receives $2,000. The subject may…

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“The Post” Wins the LA Press Club’s Veritas Award

The Los Angeles Press Club is thrilled to announce the winner of its 3rd annual Veritas Award for the Best Film Based on or Inspired by Real Events and People. This award is judged by members of the LAPC — based equally upon fidelity of subject matter and artistic excellence. The overwhelming winner is 20th Century Fox’s The Post written by Liz Hannah and Josh Singer and directed by Steven Spielberg; starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks. “We are honored and thrilled that the Los Angeles Press Club has voted…

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Los Angeles Press Club Board 2018 Election

Eight journalists are running for seven open seats on the Los Angeles Press Club Board of Directors. We are also proposing two new changes to our Bylaws. Now, the rest is up to you. This is your chance to shape the future of the L.A. Press Club. Click here to see the candidates and proposed amendments, and make your pick. Our poll closes Sunday, Jan. 14. Thank you for your continuous support of Los Angeles Press Club.

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Celebrity Reading of “All the President’s Men”

Bradley Whitford, Joshua Malina, Richard Schiff and Ed Begley, Jr. will head the cast of a special, one-night only reading of William Goldman’s screenplay for “All The President’s Men,” presented by the award-winning Fountain Theatre in partnership with the City of Los Angeles. The free event will be hosted by Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell and will take place in the John Ferraro Council Chamber of Los Angeles City Hall on Saturday, Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m. A catered reception will follow in the City Hall Rotunda. Based on…

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Los Angeles Press Club Announces Nominees for the 2018 Veritas Movie Award

The Los Angeles Press Club has announced its finalists for the 2018 Veritas Award for best movie based on or inspired by real people and real events. The finalists are, in alphabetical order: * All the Money in the World * Battle of the Sexes * The Big Sick * The Darkest Hour * Detroit * The Disaster Artist * Dunkirk * First They Killed My Father * The Greatest Showman * The Post * I, Tonya The Veritas Award honors filmmakers who seek to better our world by reminding…

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Why Americans are Working Longer – All Expenses Paid Media Training

Application Deadline: Monday, January 8, 2018 Training Dates: March 11-14, 2018, Washington, D.C. The statistics tell the tale: Every day 10,000 Americans turn 65, and 20 percent of people in that age group are employed or looking for work – the highest rate since 1962. Over four days, journalists will learn about older workers and the labor market; new models for retirement; the future of Social Security and retirement savings; the gig economy; workforce discrimination; and how workers’ health impacts all of that. They’ll also learn what other countries are…

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