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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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2019 Excellence in Journalism Awards Finalists

Thanks to everyone who submitted an entry for this year’s Excellence in Journalism Awards competition. We had another record year of entries. A list of this year’s finalists can be downloaded here.

In Memoriam: Patricia Livingston

BY JOHN POPE | Provided by The Advocate (Note: This piece originally published in The Advocate on May 19, 2019. The Press Club of New Orleans appreciates The Advocate’s permission to republish.) Patricia Kennedy Livingston, a longtime New Orleans newspaper columnist who also was an active civic volunteer and stage performer, died May 9 at…
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In Memoriam: Ronnie Virgets

This week, newsrooms across New Orleans mourn the loss of Ronnie Virgets, who died Monday, May 20 at the age of 77. Virgets was a journalist, an author, a commentator, a storyteller, and a New Orleans icon. His trademark smile and raspy voice would herald a crowd. His writing was clever, clear and convincing. His…
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A Statement from the President of the Press Club of New Orleans on The Advocate’s Purchase of The Times-Picayune and

Dear Members of the Press Club of New Orleans and Members of the New Orleans Media, The purchase of The Times-Picayune and by The Advocate owners John and Dathel Georges and its sale by Advance Local Media LLC and the Newhouse family represents a new effort to balance the rich history of print newspapers in New Orleans with…
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PCNO Winners and Lifetime Achievement Awards

The Press Club of New Orleans handed its highest honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award, to The Louisiana Weekly President and Publisher Renette Dejoie-Hall and longtime Louisiana Political Reporter Clancy Dubos. The Awards were given at the 60th Anniversary Excellence in Journalism Awards Saturday night, July 15 at the Jung Hotel in Downtown New Orleans. FULL…
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Supporting Houston Journalists One Cup at a Time

New Orleanians know what it’s like to face an epic storm and flooding. The New Orleans media knows what it’s like to do that, while also working around the clock to cover it and get essential, live-saving information out to the public. With that in mind, The Press Club of New Orleans partnered with Community…
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Board of Directors Call for Nominations

The Press Club of New Orleans is now accepting nominations for its 2017-2018 Board of Directors. Board officers and board members are in charge of setting the club’s agenda, including planning and hosting activities, recruiting members, organizing events, setting long-term goals, etc. In addition, each member will chair a committee: Finance, Communications, Membership, Monthly Events, Awards, Gridiron, Professional Development, Student Development, Planning,…
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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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