“SPOTLIGHT” WINS THE LA PRESS CLUB’S VERITAS AWARD

Thursday, February 18, 2016 8:08 AM “SPOTLIGHT” WINS THE LA PRESS CLUB’S VERITAS AWARD HOLLYWOOD, CA, February 18, 2016: The Los Angeles Press Club is both proud and excited to announce the winner of its first ever Veritas Award for the Best Film Based on or Inspired by Real Events and People. This new award is judged by members of the LAPC—based equally upon fidelity of subject matter and artistic excellence and will become a longstanding tradition. The clear-cut winner for 2015, determined by a membership vote, is Spotlight written…

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Vote for New Board Directors

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 2:43 PM VOTE HERE Members, please vote for your new board of directors. We need your vote by 5 p.m. on February 23, 2016. The result will be announced the following day. ONLY members with an A or C in front of their member number are eligible to vote. It is very important that you vote, as the directors set the priorities and oversee the activities of the club. We also hope that you read through the candidates’ bios (click here), which reflect the wealth of…

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Katharine Kramer Joins the LA Press Club Advisory Board

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 6:52 PM he Los Angeles Press Club is proud to announce that Katharine “Kat” Kramer has joined the club’s esteemed Advisory Board. “Ms. Kramer has a unique connection to both the current as well as the historic Hollywood, which we feel will be a tremendous asset for the club,” said Press Club President Robert Kovacik. Katharine Kramer is an actress, singer and producer, and the proud founder of “Kat Kramer’s Films That Change the World,” showcasing movies that raise awareness about important social issues. In so…

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LA Press Club’s Film Award

Monday, January 25, 2016 8:52 PM The Los Angeles Press Club is getting into the movie business! For the first time we will vote on the best movie of the year. Our Veritas Award will go to Best Movie Based on or Inspired by a True Story. “We believe that as journalists we are qualified to weigh in on the value of this genre of film, and want to offer the exciting chance to make journalists’ voices heard,” said Press Club President Robert Kovacik. Voting is now closed. Films in…

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Finalists of the 2015 NAEJ Awards Announced!

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 8:26 PM All finalists in the 8th Annual Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards Contest are now posted on our website under the golden “Finalists” button! Winners will be announced at the NAEJ Awards Gala held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on Sunday, December 6. 4:30 p.m. Red Carpet 5 p.m. Cocktails and Silent Auction 6 p.m. Dinner and Program Tickets, ads and sponsorship packages are also available at our website or by calling our office at 323-669-8081. If no one picks up please leave a message…

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Legend Award to Bob Barker

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 11:57 PM Legendary game show host and animal rights activist Bob Barker will accept the Los Angeles Press Club’s inaugural Legend Award at the National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards Gala on December 6 at the Biltmore Hotel, downtown Los Angeles. Mr. Barker will be introduced by the current host of “The Price is Right,” Drew Carey. “There is perhaps not a more beloved television icon than Bob Barker, a true living legend who continues, even at the age of 91, to be an exemplary symbol…

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Visionary Award to Joe Mantegna

Saturday, November 07, 2015 5:10 PM Tony Award winning actor/director Joe Mantegna will accept the Los Angeles Press Club’s Visionary Award at the National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards Gala on December 6 at the Biltmore Hotel, downtown Los Angeles. At the same event, Tavis Smiley will receive the Luminary Award for Career Achievement. “Joe Mantegna is known as an actor’s actor. He is also one of Hollywood’s most authentic and caring people quietly donating his time and support to Veteran’s causes as well as numerous charities. The LAPC is…

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Luminary Award to Tavis Smiley

Saturday, November 07, 2015 5:06 PM The Los Angeles Press Club is proud to announce that TAVIS SMILEY will accept the Luminary Award for Career Achievement at the National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards Gala on December 6 at the Biltmore Hotel, downtown Los Angeles. “Tavis Smiley’s unique and prolific journey makes him truly deserving of this career achievement award,” says Press Club President Robert Kovacik of NBC4 Southern California. Mr. Smiley is a broadcaster, author, publisher, advocate, and philanthropist —and the host of his long running late-night television talk…

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ARE WE SAFE? – Panel Discussion

Sunday, August 30, 2015 1:38 PM ARE WE SAFE? In light of the tragic events in Roanoke, the Los Angeles Press Club wants your input as we seek to make our journalists our safe. The event will be held at the Press Club Thursday, September 10. Join us for a panel discussion on how to keep safe in the pursuit of stories. Moderated by Press Club President Robert Kovacik of NBC4 Southern California, who once was confronted by a murder suspect while live on-air. Please, let us know if you…

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2015 Daniel Pearl Fellows Discussion

Sunday, August 30, 2015 1:35 PM Join us for a thought-provoking discussion with Jewish Journal Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Rob Eshman and the 2015 Daniel Pearl Fellows: Arooj Zahara and Saher Baloch. Come meet Arooj and Saher, extraordinary young Pakistani journalists who have spent the past five months working at respected American publications such as The Washington Post and Los Angeles Times and this week at the Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles. Hear their stories, their experiences, and what they plan to bring back to their home country from this…

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