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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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Press Club of New Orleans 2019 Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards Competition

The Press Club of New Orleans is now accepting submissions for the 2019 Excellence in Journalism Awards. All entries must have been published, broadcast or posted on the Internet between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2018. ALL ENTRIES MUST BE UPLOADED TO THE BNC WEBSITE BY 5 P.M. FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2019. The competition is…
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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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Meet Your Host: Actor Billy Slaughter

The Press Club of New Orleans is happy to announce that actor, Billy Slaughter, will host its 60th annual Press Club of New Orleans Awards. Slaughter is a proud Jesuit High Blue Jay alum who got his start on the stage at Mt. Carmel Academy (where he met his wife Nicole). Slaughter has performed in…
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60th Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards Gala

Join the Press Club of New Orleans as we celebrate 60 years of the excellence in journalism at the 60th Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards Gala on July 21 at the Jung Hotel. In addition to celebrating our 60th anniversary, we will also present Renette Dejoie-Hall, President & Publisher of The Louisiana Weekly newspaper, and…
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