WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There will be a new National Press Club President asking the questions at today's NPC Luncheon. He is Myron Belkind, a former AP Bureau Chief in London, Japan and India. Belkind, who had a 40-year career with the AP recently returned to the U.S. and now teaches journalism at The George Washington University. Belkind was elected President by his Press Club colleagues in December. His term is one year. His inauguration was in January and this is his first luncheon of the year. Generally, the Club hosts 60-70 luncheons a year.
The guest for today's luncheon is Energy Secretary Ernest Moinz. The luncheon begins at 12:30. The program begins at 1 p.m. and concludes at 2 p.m. All NPC luncheons are covered by C-Span and webcast live on the Club's website: www.press.org.
The National Press Club luncheons began during FDR's first term. The format features a luncheon, a speech by a newsmaker and Q&A conducted by the President of the Press Club. The luncheons take place at the National Press Club which is on the 13th Floor of the National Press Building in Washington, D.C.
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