Javier Mendoza Joins LAPC Advisory Board

The Los Angeles Press Club is proud to welcome Javier Mendoza to its Advisory Board!  “I can bring energy, creativity and business contacts that can help the Press Club build on its successful events and opportunities,” Mendoza said. His experience as an LA Press Club member dates back to his years at the Herald Examiner and Los Angeles Times. He is a recipient of several Press Club awards. Mendoza is a strategic communication and community affairs leader with more than 20 years Fortune 500 leadership experience in roles at Hotwire Communications,…

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Want to shape the future of the Los Angeles Press Club?

Interested in joining the LAPC 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. Please let us also know what you want to bring to the table. 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 next week, so don’t think about it too long! The board meets once a month, currently…

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‘King Richard’ Wins the LA Press Club’s Veritas Award

The Los Angeles Press Club is thrilled to announce the winner of its 7th annual Veritas Award for Best Film Based on or Inspired by Real Events and People. This award is voted on by the 1,000 members-strong LAPC, and the films under consideration are judged equally on fidelity of subject matter and artistic excellence. The clear winner is King Richard, directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green and produced by Tim White, Trevor White and the film’s star, Will Smith, and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. The movie follows the journey of a…

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“So You Think You Can’t Draw” Workshop Series

Do you believe you can’t draw a straight line, let alone a realistic image? You just need the right teacher! In September, besides our regular schedule of free art classes, Art at Work will sponsor four “So You Think You Can’t Draw” workshops (see the schedule below for details and start times). These 60-90 minute classes with head instructor Leah Kohlenberg of The Roaming Studio will teach you drawing tips and techniques. You’ll see it’s easier than you think to produce realistic drawings. Don’t believe us? Try it out for…

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ABC7’s Marc Brown to Receive the LA Press Club Lifetime Achievement Award

Marc Brown, ABC7 Eyewitness News, is receiving Los Angeles Press Club’s highest honor, the Joseph M Quinn Award for Lifetime Achievement, at the 63rd Annual SoCal Journalism Awards Gala on October 16.  “Marc has devoted his life and career to informing the community in his native Los Angeles,” said Los Angeles Press Club President Lisa Richwine. “He exemplifies the type of journalist we look to honor with the Quinn Award.” Marc is the co-anchor for ABC7 Eyewitness News at 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. He joined ABC7 in 1989 as…

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Spectrum News 1 Anchor and Reporter Catalina Villegas Joins LAPC Board of Directors

Join us in welcoming Catalina Villegas to the LAPC Board of Directors! Vargas is an anchor and reporter for Spectrum News 1 in Los Angeles. She anchors Your Weekend, a one-hour news show Saturdays at 5 p.m. Catalina moved to the San Francisco Bay Area from Colombia in the late 90s. She attended UC Berkeley, earning a degree in Political Science. She has worked at the local, national, and international level for stations ranging from CNN, CBS, NBC, and Univision. Her career has taken her to Nevada and cross-country to Washington…

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