Upcoming Press Club Events
MEDIA PERSON OF THE YEAR GALA, Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 6 p.m. honoring Rick Hummel, Bob Uecker and Bob Duffy at The Edward Jones corporate headquarters. Click here for all details. Click here for credit card reservation and payment.
PRESS CLUB ANNUAL MEETING
The Highlands Golf Club in Forest Park December 12 at 6 p.m. with keynote speaker, Dick Weiss. Click Here for more. Click Here to pay by credit card.
Next Board Meeting: December 16th at noon. 8888 Ladue Road, Conference Room 250.
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Announcements and Recent Press Club Events
Join the discussion and hear what nine St. Louis news professional have to say about “Idiocracy: Is modern media making us stupid?” Noon, Friday Nov. 15 Ladue Horton Watkins High School, Black Box theater. Click Here for all details.
Congratulations to Press Club members Alvin Reid and Ellen Futterman, who were awarded the 2013 Gateway Media Literacy Partners Charles Klotzer Award for Media Literacy at the Press Club’s Nov. 15 forum, which was part of Media Literacy Week.
Press Club Speaker Series at the Gatesworth:
7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov 26: Barbara Langsam Shuman, documentary filmmaker, will talk about making her first documentary, “The Stem Cell Divide.
Ladue News recently featured the Press Club in its "nonprofit spotlight." Click Here, and go to page 18 of the issue to check it out.
It Takes A Village To Tell A Story: Small Donations Sought for a Major Enterprise Effort. Click here for the story and details.
Press Club accepting scholarship applications for 2014. Click here.
Click Here to read the Fall Newsletter
St. Louis Public Library private tour and a visit to the Media Archives Sat. Sept 7 at 2:30pm. Click Here for more.
From left, pictured below, are a few of our members with Library staff: Sarah Cain, Amanda Bahr-Evola, Rick Stoff, Jasmine Huda, Ellen Soule, Gloria Ross, Brenda McDonald, Louise McDonald.
On Wednesday, July 31 writer/reporter Katy Quigley Gurley, daughter of the late-great Martin P. Quigley presented a fascinating lecture on writing memoirs and the making of the Martin Quigley documentary. He was a true public relations superstar and one of the St. Louis Press Club founders.
From left, Katy Gurley, writer and Bruce Marren, videographer
Press Club Scholarship Luncheon and
“Cartooning in St. Louis” on July 18
Click Here for more information.Press Club and Journalism Foundation scholarship recipients were announced and awarded at the July 18 luncheon held at Forest Park’s Norman Probstein Golf Clubhouse. From left, Press Club president Bill Smith with the winners who were able to attend: Kelly Boruff, Christa Corrigan, India Everett, Alexy Irving, Sierra Hancock, Daniel Bauman, Sam Masterson, and Ben Manhanke. For more information about all scholarship winners, Click Here.
From left, St. Louis Post-Dispatch “Weatherbird” cartoonist Dan Martin with his caricature of Press Club president Bill Smith in his “Superman” pose.
Mike Phoenix, author of numerous books on cartooning in St. Louis including “Comics’ Second City: The Gateway History of the American Comic Book” speaking at the Press Club forum.
“Finding your footing in the topsy-turvy world of journalism and social media” was the topic presented by Dick Weiss at the “Press Club at the Gatesworth” program on 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 26 at Gatesworth theater, One McKnight Place. Click Here for more.
Click Here to read the Summer Newsletter
Press Club’s 2nd Annual Spelling Bee was 8 p.m., Wed., June 19 at The Royale to benefit our scholarship program. Click Here for more information.
Press Club members at the June 19 Spelling Bee are from left, Aisha Sultan, Glenda Partlow, Diane Toroian Keaggy, Pam Niehaus, Gloria Ross, Richard Gavatin.
New scholarship to be given in memory of founding member Martin Quigley. Click here to read more. Click here to donate to the Quigley scholarship fund.