Free Reuters Art Classes for Journalists

Starting Monday, Reuters will provide free monthly art classes at the West Coast Bureau in Culver City. The art classes are extended to L.A. Press Club members. Space is limited so make sure you sign up in time! The drawing and painting classes will take place on the second Monday each month from 5:45-7:45 p.m. Supplies will be provided. If you would prefer to join via Zoom from home, we can help advise you a few days beforehand about which supplies you will need. You can choose to draw or paint, with…

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Want to make a difference? Run for the Los Angeles Press Club Board!

We’re looking for a few good people! Email diana@lapressclub.org with your name and a short bio including your title and where you currently work/freelance. You need to have been an active member (working journalist/photographer) in good standing with the club for at least one year to qualify for a board position. We are planning on sending out the ballot by the end of this week, so don’t think about it too long! The board meets once a month, usually in the Hollywood area. Any questions? Email executive director Diana Ljungaeus…

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Nic Cha Kim

A native Angeleno, Nic Cha Kim has lived in East L.A., Westlake, and the San Gabriel Valley, but will always consider Downtown L.A. his home base. A three-time Emmy winning reporter, Nic is the 2018 “Television Journalist of the Year” by the L.A. Press Club. Past accolades also include six Golden Mikes, a National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Award, and SoCal Journalism Award. Passionate about covering artist communities, Nic once owned his own digital and video art gallery and is the founder of Gallery Row, a creative district in the…

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Scott Feinberg

Scott Feinberg is one of Hollywood’s most widely read and trusted awards experts. He has served as the awards columnist for The Hollywood Reporter since 2011, covering all things Oscars, Emmys and Tonys on his award-winning blog “The Race,” and interviewing top contenders for those awards on his award-winning podcast “Awards Chatter.” He previously wrote for the Los Angeles Times.

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George Pennacchio

George Pennacchio is the entertainment reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News and also hosts the stations Oscars specials. He joined ABC7 in 1996. During his broadcasting career, George has won three Emmy Awards for his work. He has also been honored with The Press Award by The Publicists Guild of America for his coverage of the entertainment industry. He’s only one of four journalists who have received The Critics’ Critic Award from The Broadcast Film Critics Association, North America’s largest critics group. While on assignment in South Africa in 2007 to…

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Malina Saval

Malina Saval is a features editor at Variety covering the film, TV and music beats. Her piece on the representation of autism in television garnered a 2018 Los Angeles Press Club Award for best magazine commentary, and most recently, her feature-length profile on the actor Nick Nolte earned a second place National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Award. She’s also the author of “The Secret Lives of Boys: Inside the Raw Emotional World of Male Teens,” a non-fiction account of male adolescence published by Basic Books in 2010. Additionally, she’s traveled to…

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ISLAMOPHOBIA AND HOMOPHOBIA AFTER ORLANDO AT THE LA PRESS CLUB

Thursday, July 07, 2016 12:00 PM Since the tragedy in Orlando there has been a spotlight on homophobia within Muslim communities, the subsequent anti-Islam backlash, and the claim by conservative Muslim organizations that you are “either with us or against us.” The Los Angeles Press Club teams up with The Markaz and Muslims for Progressive Values (MPV), for this special Ask A Muslim, offfering an opportunity for an honest discussion about being LGBTQI and Muslim. This panel features Dr. Hamid Mavani, an Islamic scholar at Bayan Claremont, and Ani Zonneveld…

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