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 right…

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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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“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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