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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

Los Angeles Press Club Announces Advisory Board

HOLLYWOOD June 11, 2014: The Los Angeles Press Club is pleased to announce the formation of an Advisory Board of prominent individuals from business, government [...]

Help Us Buy Our History Back

The Press Club has recently been offered an opportunity to buy back the original bronze sign from when the press club was incorporated in 1947. [...]

LAPC's Public Service Award to Maria Shriver

The Los Angeles Press Club is proud to present Maria Shriver and The Shriver Report with its Public Service Award for Journalistic Contributions to Civic Life at the [...]

The 2014 Daniel Pearl Award to Khaled Abu Toameh

Khaled Abu Toameh is an award-winning Arab-Israeli journalist and TV producer who has covered Palestinian and Arab affairs for the past three decades.

Abu Toameh studied [...]

LA Press Club's Lifetime Achievement Award to Ann Curry

LA Press Club is proud to announce that Ann Curry will accept the club’s Joseph M. Quinn Award for Lifetime Achievement at the June 29 [...]

Getting Ready for the Big One -- A Reporter's Guide

In the last several weeks, jarring earthquakes have rattled the region, reminding all of us as residents and journalists of this unavoidable aspect of life [...]

LA Press Club Hosts Free Supervisor Debate 3/27, Live-Streamed by NBC LA

Click here to see pictures from the debate.

Los Angeles Press Club has teamed up with NBC Los Angeles to bring you this important [...]

Interview Access to High Level US Government Officials

Director of the Media Hub of the Americas (U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Public Affairs), Justen Thomas, who is a Spanish and Portuguese [...]

Women In Media and Los Angeles Press Club presents: Digital Advertising - Where are we now, where are we going?

How is digital being sold to clients now? Will it change in the near future?
Don’t miss an important discussion with industry professionals!

The Los Angeles Press Club needs you:

Join Los Angeles Press Club now and receive ONE FREE ENTRY to the 56th SoCal Journalism Awards, and half off (compared to non member price) [...]

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 [...]

New Year, New Board

Los Angeles Press Club has elected a new board and officers:

President: Robert Kovacik, NBC4 LA
Vice President: Patt Morrison. Los Angeles Times / KPCC
Secretary: Christina Villacorte, L.A. Daily News / Gloria Zuurveen, PACE News
Treasurer: Anthony [...]

Winners of the 6th National Entertainment Journalism Awards Announced



More pictures from 6th National Entertainment Journalism and Centennial Awards – click here

Join us as we celebrate the Holiday Season

Vanity Fair Editor Graydon Carter to Receive Special Centennial Award

Krista Smith, West Coast editor of Vanity Fair, will accept the Special Centennial Award on behalf of Graydon Carter and the magazine at the NEJ [...]

LGBTs in the News: There’s more to our story than discrimination and marriage

A discussion panel featuring some of the foremost LGBT voices in news and entertainment today. Among them Jason Stuart and Alexis Arquette. For more info

LAPC Luminary Award to Film Critic Kenneth Turan

Los Angeles Times film critic and book editor Kenneth Turan will receive the Los Angeles Press Club’s highly coveted Luminary Award for Career Achievement at the [...]

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 [...]


In honor of the 100+ Year Anniversary of the founding of the Los Angeles Press Club, the growing organization was honored on January 22 by [...]

SoCal Journalism Awards Competition

55th Southern California Journalism Awards

Finalist SoCal - check for updates

Rate Card SoCal FillablePDF

Donate to our Silent Auction

“Oscars” of Entertainment Journalism Handed Out by LA Press Club; Jane Fonda Feted

More Pictures from 5thNEJ

In an appropriately glamour-filled evening, the Los Angeles Press Club handed out first-place star trophies for best arts and entertainment reporting during [...]

Winners NEJ 2012

List of  Winners NEJ 2012

Robert Redford & Pitzer College Announce Conservancy at LA Press Club News Conference

Pitzer College Announces First Ever Conservancy Devoted Entirely to Southern California Environmental Sustainability Issues New Conservancy Named in Honor of Southern California Native Robert Redford [...]

National Entertainment Journalism Award

Rate Card - Tickets & Tables - Sponsorship - Invite - AD Specs - Silent Auction Donation Form

Stars keep coming out for the NEJ awards gala Nov. 18 at the Biltmore.

Robert Redford will be [...]

NEJ - Finalists Announced

For a full list of Finalists, click here

Jane Fonda to be Honored by Los Angeles Press Club -- A Special Introduction by Robert Redford

Janice Min introduced by Kathy Griffin.

Los Angeles Press Club will honor Jane Fonda with its inaugural Visionary Award at the National Entertainment.
Journalism Awards Gala on [...]

THR's Janice Min Honored by L.A.Press Club

Los Angeles Press Club names editorial director of The Hollywood Reporter to receive its NEJ Luminary Award at its 5th Annual National Entertainment Awards Gala [...]

Reporting from the Danger Zone

Call for Entries Now Underway for 5th Annual National Entertainment Journalism Awards

CallForEntries.doc      CallForEntries.pdf    EntryForm.doc    EntryForm.pdf

Arts & Entertainment Journalists In All Media To Be Honored For Their Best Work in 2011-12

Los Angeles Press Club has expanded [...]

New Member Drive: 100 Journos, 100 Associates

Support the Club that supports the Journos Who Bring You the News

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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 [...]

Winners 54th SoCal 2012


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 [...]

Finalists SoCal 2012

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Entries Set Record for 54th Journo Awards


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 [...]

Martin Luther King Birthday

Panelists discuss "What If King had Tweeted the Movement" at the Los Angeles Press Club (Photo: Ian Foxx)

What if Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. [...]

Year End Message From Your President

For a tax deduction in 2011, join, renew or contribute to your Los Angeles Press Club by Dec. [...]

Now Join, Renew, Contribute & Manage Your Press Club Account at our New Online Shop

Now you can keep all your membership information up-to-date with a couple of strokes of your keyboard–all password protected.

Join, renew, contribute, order a press card [...]

Big Night for Entertainment Journalism; Dick Gregory Pays Tribute to Hugh Hefner

At Thursday’s LA Press Club’s 4th Annual National Entertainment Journalism Awards, The Hollywood Reporter walked off with four first place trophies, including best entertainment publication.

There [...]