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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



The Los Angeles Press Club has supported the the growth and conservation of quality journalism on all different platforms for the past century, dating back to 1913. The club has a long line of history driven by its mission to bring journalists, both veteran and upcoming, together to establish a community in which they may blossom from each others’ expertise. The club’s efforts also include the nourishment and recognition of talent, as well as working to preserve the right to a free press. Sign up join our efforts to stimulate quality journalism in Southern California.


Membership benefits include:

  • Press ID card for full-time journalists (processing fee required)
  • Networking opportunities
  • Workshops designed to hone journalistic skills
  • Panel events
  • Discount on tickets and submission entries to Awards Galas
  • Subscription to LAPC’s 8 Ball Newsletter
  • Reciprocal benefits at sister clubs (i.e. National Press Club in Washington, D.C.)

To Sign Up: