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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An Eye Opening Show

An Eye Opening Show The ‘CBS Morning News’ Team Tries a New Approach and Captures the Press Club’s President’s Award for Impact On Media   BY ALEX BEN BLOCK CBS has been a leader in primetime, news and sports for decades, but it has been frustrated in efforts to compete in the morning against NBC’s “Today” show and ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Since 1954, CBS has launched 10 breakfast time shows—and scrapped nine of them. The network has finally found the right eye opener with “CBS This Morning.” Since it…

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Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell, CBS This Morning

Since the launch of the program in 2012, the charismatic anchor trio and their production team have brought serious news and original storytelling back to the morning television landscape, while increasing viewership and providing the day’s need-to-know headlines. The CBS This Morning team proves that there is a craving for serious morning news along with that cup of java. The obvious chemistry among the three co-anchors greatly contributes to the excitement and charm of this show. The President’s Award goes to three individuals who have helped bring integrity back to…

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“CBS This Morning” to be Honored with L.A. Press Club’s Presidents Award

“CBS This Morning” to be Honored with LA Press Club’s Presidents Award Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell, hosts of “CBS This Morning”, will be honored with the Los Angeles Press Club’s 2015 President’s Award for Impact on Media   Since the launch of the program in 2012, the charismatic anchor trio and their production team have brought serious news and original storytelling back to the morning television landscape, while increasing viewership and providing the day’s need-to-know headlines. “The CBS This Morning team proves that there is a craving…

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A Partner in Changing the Media Landscape

A Partner in Changing the Media Landscape Bloomberg News’ Editor-In-Chief Matthew Winkler Shares The Press Club’s President’s Award   BY PATT MORRISON Unlike his partner in the founding of Bloomberg News, Matthew Winkler is a native New Yorker, but he spent his college years and his early journalism career in Ohio. Last year, Winkler accompanied one of his three children Lydia, his fellow Kenyon College graduate back to his professional journalism alma mater, Ohio’s Mount Vernon News. Here is his own job description, and how he got bitten by the…

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One Career Just Isn’t Enough

One Career Just Isn’t Enough New York mayor and Bloomberg News founder Michael Bloomberg receives the press club’s president’s award.   BY PATT MORRISON There isn’t a Mr. Associated Press, nor is there a Mr. UPI. But there is a Mr. Bloomberg, Michael Bloomberg, and the news service that bears his name is only one of the incarnations of a life that has rounded the bases of success in virtually every field that matters in the big stadium of American life. Bloomberg and Matthew Winkler, the editor in chief of…

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Michael Bloomberg and Matthew Winkler

Michael Bloomberg and Matthew Winkler, co-founded Bloomberg News in 1990 to deliver financial news to Bloomberg terminal subscribers. The staff originally consisted of six people and has since grown into a global news organization with more than 2,400 journalists in more than 150 bureaus in 73 countries. Winkler continues to be the Editor in Chief of Bloomberg News, part of Bloomberg L.P., the company founded by Michael R. Bloomberg in 1981.

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Carl Reiner

Carl Reiner is a director-actor-writer-producer-recording artist-comedian and tweeter who hasundefinedso farundefinedgarnered twelve Emmy Awards and one Grammy Award. Born in the Bronx, Reiner is the son of a watchmaker. Reiner served in World War II, training for numerous jobs, including as a comedian and actor with Maurice Evans’ Special Services Entertainment Unit. After the war he acted in various Broadway musicals, including “Call Me Mister,” and “Inside U.S.A.,” before joining Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca on Your Show of Shows in 1961. The rest is history.

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Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein

Bob Woodward (born March 26, 1943) is regarded as one of America’s preeminent investigative reporters and non-fiction authors. He has worked for The Washington Post since 1971 as a reporter, and is currently an associate editor of the Post. While a young reporter for The Washington Post in 1972, Woodward was teamed up with Carl Bernstein; the two did much, but not all, of the original news reporting on the Watergate scandal that led to numerous government investigations and the eventual resignation of President Richard Nixon. Gene Roberts, former managing…

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Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington personifies multimedia, with celebrated contributions to the Web, print, and radio. Dubbed the Queen of the Bloggers, Huffington co-founded the Huffington Post in 2005, a news and blog website that has become a must-read for anyone interested in national politics. While continuing to serve as editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post, the LA resident pens a nationally syndicated column, co-hosts “Left, Right, & Center,” a political roundtable, and maintains an active working schedule that has produced a dozen books, and serves on several charitable boards.

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