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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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Winners of the 61st Annual PCNO Excellence in Journalism Awards

The Press Club of New Orleans appreciates the hard work that everyone puts into their craft. Please take a look at the winners from the 61st Annual PCNO Excellence in Journalism Awards. This list represents the best in the business. Congratulations! Be sure to congratulate your peers when you see/text/call/Snap/Instagram/Facebook/Slack them. Click the link below…
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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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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. Tickets are now on sale for the 61st Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards Gala. This year’s awards will take place on Saturday, July…
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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 NOLA.com

Dear Members of the Press Club of New Orleans and Members of the New Orleans Media, The purchase of The Times-Picayune and NOLA.com 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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