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2021 Excellence in Journalism Awards Moving to Virtual Format

New Date Will Be Announced Soon Dear Members,  As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our community, with cases of the Delta variant steadily on the rise, the Board of Directors of the Press Club of New Orleans has decided to forego this year’s in-person awards gala. As members of the Fourth Estate, we are…
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63rd Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards Gala

Tickets are now on sale for the 63rd Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards Gala, which takes place on August 21 from 6-10 p.m. at the Higgins Hotel. This year, in addition to celebrating the hard work of our friends in media, we will also be celebrating the lives and achievements of the late Nancy Parker…
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2021 Excellence in Journalism Awards Finalists

Thanks to everyone who submitted an entry for this year’s Excellence in Journalism Awards competition. This year’s nominees are now available. Click to view or download the list of this year’s finalists (nominees).

Life Through the Lens: P.5 Photo Exhibit Open Call

“Life Through the Lens” is a photo exhibit presented by the Press Club of New Orleans that will showcase the history and culture of Southeast Louisiana, its people and its environment through the lens of journalism.  The final exhibit will pull together images from an assortment of photographers and will explore the connections between the…
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Press Club of New Orleans 2021 Excellence in Journalism Awards Competition

The Press Club of New Orleans is now accepting submissions for the 2021 Excellence in Journalism Awards. All entries must have been published, broadcast or posted on the Internet between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2020. ALL ENTRIES MUST BE UPLOADED TO THE BNC WEBSITE BY 5 P.M. FRIDAY, April 30, 2021. The competition is…
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Winners of the 62nd Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards Virtual Edition

On Oct. 15, The Press Club of New Orleans hosted its 62nd Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards online via YouTube. The two-hour program was live-streamed from the J. Michael Early Studio at the Loyola University New Orleans School of Communication and Design and produced by Loyola student journalists. PCNO Board Members Doug Mouton and Fletcher…
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Press Club of New Orleans Celebrates 61st Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards

By Nicholas Hamburger The Press Club of New Orleans celebrated its 61st Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards Gala on Saturday, July 27 at the NOPSI Hotel, placing media and public relations professionals from throughout the region in the spotlight. The sold-out event, some of the proceeds of which will fund three college scholarships in journalism,…
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Life, Love and Music: An Interview with PJ Morton

The Press Club of New Orleans will host its 61st Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards Gala on July 27, and we are honored to have Grammy-award winning singer/songwriter, PJ Morton, as this year’s host. We talked to the New Orleans native about his new album, which is set to be released August 9, and the…
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Win a Trip to Argentina!

Are you ready for an exciting international excursion? At the 61st Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards Gala, you might just get one!  Copa Airlines, the award-winning, 1st Most Punctual Airline, according to OAG, has generously donated round-trip tickets to Argentina’s cosmopolitan capital city – Buenos Aires – for this year’s Excellence in Journalism Awards Gala raffle.  Enter…
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61st Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards Gala

Tickets are now on sale for the 61st Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards Gala, which takes place on July 27 from 6-10 p.m. at the NOPSI Hotel. This year, in addition to celebrating the hard work of our friends in media, we will also be celebrating the lives and achievements of the late Frank Donze…
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