“When putting together this year’s programme I knew we had to have an football event, so I asked for London’s best manager,” said Press Club chairman Doug Wills when introducing Sam Allardyce on Tuesday evening. “But he wasn’t available so we got Sam!” Not one of the game’s delicate flowers, the West Ham boss joined
Attachés from embassies in London and members of the London Press Club were given an insight into the power of social media and a a rare chance to visit the Embassy of Brazil in this week. The Press Club joined forces with the Diplomatic Press Attachés’ Association to present a forum on Social Media as
“What is there to worry about, if you look at this panel and their achievements in the media?” asked chair Anne McElvoy at the start of the London Press Club Women in the Media forum, citing the three leading editors and British television’s longest-serving newsreader sat beside her. But, as she quickly acknowledged,
There is a future for the newspaper industry as “people don’t want news – they need it”, David Dinsmore, editor of The Sun, told a London Press Club event on November 5th. Speaking in one of his first public appearances since being appointed editor of the UK’s most-read newspaper, Dinsmore was interviewed by the BBC’s
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Change in the law is the top priority in ensuring a future for investigative journalism, a panel of industry experts has argued at a London Press Club and YouGov debate. The event, chaired by Andrew Neil, brought together leading investigative journalists Andrew Gilligan, Tom Bower, Heather Brooke and Tom Harper, as well as Guardian editor
More than 400 journalists came together in the magnificent splendor of the Royal Courts of Justice hall for the 2013 London Press Club Ball. Television presenter Kate Silverton and radio personality Nick Ferrari helped the audience that included editors, journalists and media agencies and supporters raise more than £30,000 for the Journalists’ Charity. X-factor runner
The Press Club Ball 2013 was again a great success. Congratulations to outgoing Ball Committee Chair Philippa Kennedy OBE who has overseen 10 events and is now stepping down.
The London Press Club would like to thank the following organisations for their generous sponsorship of the 2013 Awards:
Our sponsor, Daryl Willcox Publishing, has posted photos of our recent Networking Evening with Katherine Whitehorn. They can be viewed here.