WHAT: The sold out "Club of Champions" gala will mark the Inauguration of the first African American male to become the 110th President of the National Press Club. Founded in 1908, The National Press Club is a membership-based Club of more than 3,100 journalists and communications professionals.
WHO: Jeff Ballou is a News Editor for Al Jazeera Media Network's English language channel. This will mark the first time someone from a non-U.S. and non-Western-based television network has been elected president of the National Press Club. A complete bio and official photo are available upon request.
WHEN: Cocktails at 6:30; Dinner at 7:30; Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017
WHERE: The National Press Club, 529 14th St, Washington, DC.
MEDIA CONTACT: For additional information, contact: Suzanne Struglinski, Suzanne@press.org, 202-662-7516