The New York Press Club
is a professional organization of members and former members of the news media. It devotes its efforts to meeting the needs and interests of professional journalists and those in related fields, as well as providing public service to the community.
The Club was founded in July of 1948 as the New York Newspaper Reporters Association
. Today, its membership includes professionals from all types of news organizations including the Web, television, radio, wire services, daily newspapers, weekly and monthly publications, as well as professionals from the fields of communications, public relations and public affairs. The New York Press Club is a private, non-profit organization and is not affiliated with any government office or agency and does not advocate or participate in any political activity.
Awards for Journalism
The annual New York Press Club Awards For Journalism
honor excellence in the craft by writers, reporters, editors, producers, shooters and multimediographers.
Entries are considered in more than 20 categories of reporting from material submitted by New York metropolitan area news organizations and individual journalists.
Judging is by prominent working journalists, former journalists and academics who are selected for their expertise in each category.
Among the awards unique to the New York Press Club competition are the Gold Keyboard Award
, honoring excellence in investigative journalism; Nellie Bly Cub Reporter
, honoring the best journalistic... Read More