A Roast & Toast of Warren Olney

Thursday, September 08, 2016

7:00 PM
Los Angeles Press Club at the Steve Allen Theater, 4773 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027


Event is free for all.

Registration is closed

We are excited to announce we are hosting a Roast & Toast of Warren Olney moderated by Val Zavala.

Olney is the host and executive producer of “To the Point,” a one-hour national and international news program airing in Los Angeles, Seattle and San Diego among several other public radio markets nationwide. He also hosts and works as a producer for “Olney in L.A.,” a weekly interview segment airing on KCRW.

We are celebrating Olney’s 24 years as host of “Which Way L.A.?” his daily local news program on KCRW Santa Monica and KCRW.com. The show came to an end earlier this year, and we could not let that go without celebrating Olney’s contribution to broadcast journalism.

Click here to read Olney’s bio on KCRW’s website.

Zavala works as vice president of news and public affairs at KCET. She is the anchor and executive producer for the station’s signature weekly newsmagazine, “SoCal Connected.” Since joining KCET, she has won 16 L.A. Emmy awards.

Our speakers for the evening include former L.A. District Attorney Gil Garcetti, former L.A. County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs Executive Director Raphael J. Sonenshein, Witness LA creator and editor Celeste Fremon, USC journalism professor and award-winning broadcast journalist Judy Muller, KCRW Program Director Gary Scott, Host and Executive Producer for KCRW’s “DnA: Design and Architecture” Frances Anderton, and Bob Stern, founder and president of the recently closed Center for Governmental Studies.

Join us on September 8 for what is sure to be an unforgettable evening. Thanks to our friends at KCRW, the event is free for all to attend. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, email info@lapressclub.org.

When: Thursday, September 8, 2016. Program starts at 7:00 p.m.

Where: Los Angeles Press Club at the Steve Allen Theater

4773 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027 (Two blocks west of Vermont Ave.)

Parking: Free, enter from Berendo

Metro: Red Line Sunset/Vermont station

Cost: Free

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