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26 Apr, 2017, 13:42 ET Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to speak at National Press Club Luncheon on Monday, June 19 at 11:30 a.m.

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Marine Corps General Joseph F. Dunford, will speak at a National Press Club Luncheon on Monday,...


25 Apr, 2017, 17:42 ET The Private Sector Convenes 2017 Global STEM Talent Summit for Collective Short-Term Solutions to STEM Talent Development Strategies

The nation's top employers join industry thought leaders at the Global STEM Talent Summit Initiative (GSTS) on April 27–28th, 2017, at The National...


24 Apr, 2017, 15:08 ET National Press Club Headliner Event With Grammy Award-Winning Jazz Singer Patti Austin Pays Tribute to 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Jazz Legend Ella Fitzgerald, 5 p.m., April 27

Grammy Award-winning jazz singer Patti Austin, who has won acclaim for her interpretation of the music of Ella Fitzgerald, will discuss the...


19 Apr, 2017, 16:30 ET Anatomy of Innocence at the National Press Club May 1

The Right Honourable The Baroness Cox of Queensbury, senior member of the British Parliament, who was recently in Aleppo meeting with aid...


19 Apr, 2017, 16:21 ET House of Cards at the National Press Club: Anatomy of Innocence, on May 1

Principals for the new book, Anatomy of Innocence: Testimonies of the Wrongfully Convicted – editor Laura Caldwell, co-author John...


11 Apr, 2017, 15:37 ET National Press Club And NPC Journalism Institute Call For Release Of Mexican Journalist

The National Press Club and its Journalism Institute are calling on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to release Martín Méndez Pineda, a...


07 Apr, 2017, 10:58 ET March for Science Organizers to Outline Upcoming Plans at National Press Club Newsmaker Monday, April 10, 10 a.m.

The international organizers of the world's first-ever March for Science will discuss their plans and goals at a National Press Club Newsmaker news...


06 Apr, 2017, 18:39 ET National Press Club And Its Journalism Institute Propose Trump-Xi Competition

As the presidents of the United States and China hold face-to-face meetings Thursday, much attention will be focused on points of contention...


30 Mar, 2017, 14:41 ET When Journalism Becomes the Story: How Does the Press Respond?

The challenges to journalists are coming fast and furious: Access denied; outright falsehoods; alternative facts; sources afraid to talk. The...


24 Mar, 2017, 18:04 ET Send us your best news and feature photos from 2016

The National Press Club's journalism contest will present awards for excellence in news photography, and for best feature photography. The contest...


24 Mar, 2017, 12:02 ET Congress and Healthcare: What Now? Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip of the Democratic Caucus to Speak at National Press Club Newsmaker March 29

What comes next in the Congressional battle for healthcare legislation? Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip of the Democratic Caucus,...


24 Mar, 2017, 11:58 ET Foreign Ministers from the Baltic States to Discuss Relations with the U.S., NATO, and Russian Influence at Press Club Newsmaker Tuesday, March 28

The foreign ministers of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will discuss their countries' relations with the United States, as well as the importance of...


23 Mar, 2017, 12:26 ET National Press Club award honors the best critical coverage of media

Get your entries in soon for the Arthur Rowse Award for Press Criticism, which honors the best coverage in 2016 of media issues. The award,...


23 Mar, 2017, 11:41 ET Do you have a knack for humor writing? Send us your best examples from 2016

For those with a deft touch at writing humor, the National Press Club offers the Angele Gingras Humor Award. The award is named for a...


22 Mar, 2017, 16:24 ET Looking for the best work from 2016 by Washington regional writers to honor in the National Press Club journalism contest

Reporters who cover politicians and issues in Washington from a regional perspective for their states or regions are eligible for the awards...


22 Mar, 2017, 16:18 ET Consumer journalism awards for best work in 2016 offered by National Press Club

The National Press Club wants to recognize your best work in consumer journalism for 2016 in the club's annual journalism contest. These awards...


22 Mar, 2017, 15:40 ET National Press Club looking for the best Newsletter Journalism

The National Press Club's annual journalism contest offers a chance to reward the best newsletter work from 2016. The Press Club, a national...


22 Mar, 2017, 15:17 ET Outstanding work by young journalists recognized with the Sandy Hume Memorial Award

The Sandy Hume Memorial Award for Excellence in Political Journalism shines a spotlight on excellent political reporting and writing by a young...


22 Mar, 2017, 14:11 ET Principal Ballet Dancer Misty Copeland to Discuss New Book, Activism at National Press Club on Apr. 17

Misty Copeland, the first African-American Female Principal Dancer with the American Ballet Theatre, will discuss her first health and fitness...


21 Mar, 2017, 16:35 ET As Turkish Foreign Minister Visits, National Press Club And Its Journalism Institute Call On Turkey To Free Journalists

The foreign minister of Turkey, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, appeared Tuesday, March 21 at the National Press Club for a privately organized event. Access to...


21 Mar, 2017, 16:28 ET National Press Club looking for the best writing about aviation, aerospace, defense

The National Press Club wants journalists who write about aviation, aerospace and defense, and encourages them to enter their best work from 2016...


21 Mar, 2017, 13:47 ET Enter your best breaking news stories in broadcast and print from 2016 in our journalism contest

Send us your best breaking news stories – both for broadcast and for print – for the 2017 National Press Club journalism contest. Breaking news is...


20 Mar, 2017, 17:36 ET The Friedenberg Online Journalism Award will recognize those who did the most innovative work online

The most innovative and creative online journalism by those in the news business in 2016 will be recognized by the National Press Club with...


20 Mar, 2017, 13:06 ET Show off your best reporting on diplomatic and foreign policy issues in the National Press Club journalism contest

The National Press Club wants to see your best reporting on diplomatic and foreign affairs for 2016 in its annual journalism contest. The winning...


20 Mar, 2017, 10:43 ET Time is now to get entries ready for your best work in 2016! Enter the National Press Club journalism contest

Time is running out to offer your best work for 2016 for consideration in the National Press Club's national journalism contest this year....