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Local Media Meets with Communications Students at Loyola

Story and photos by Dannielle Garcia Loyola Student News Service Loyola University New Orleans School of Mass Communication’s Studio A was the scene of introductions and exchanging of contact information as students used their best networking skills to try to secure internships from local media employers Nov. 14. Students of different years and majors interested […]

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November Newsmaker: Examining the Criminal Justice System

Join the Press Club of New Orleans for its Newsmaker Series event in collaboration with Tulane University’s Criminal Law Clinic. Join us as we examine the components necessary to create and maintain a fair, effective and healthy criminal justice system in Louisiana and beyond – from the crafting and enforcement of laws to incarceration, rehabilitation, recidivism and […]

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Event Recap: Annual Press Club Halloween Party

On Oct. 22, the Press Club of New Orleans’ annual Halloween party drew more than 25 members. The convivial gathering was in the sunroom at Superior Seafood on St. Charles Avenue. Attendees enjoyed libations and a sampling of light bites, including fried green tomatoes topped with crab meat, crab stuffed fried mushrooms and pulled pork bruschetta. After considerable […]

In Memoriam: Shirley Schragl

A letter from Jeff Waller to the Press Club of New Orleans: Most of you are not old enough to remember my parents, Alex and Shirley Waller. I am writing this to inform you of my mother’s passing, as there are certainly still those around you that will remember our family. You may, if you […]

‘Get The Name of the Dog’

A conversation about journalism and writing with Roy Peter Clark of the Poynter Institute By Melanie Warner Spencer There has never been a more exciting or more precarious time in the field of journalism. The demands of online offerings, reader’s short attention spans, reduced staffing and news outlets struggling to turn a profit are just a few of […]

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