BBC Director General to give inaugural Satchwell Lecture

Posted by - September 10, 2018

The inaugural Satchwell Lecture is to be given by BBC Director General Tony Hall. Lord Hall of Birkenhead, who has been DG during the years when the BBC has never been more in the headlines, will deliver his speech, at Stationers’ Hall on Monday 8 October. The Lecture will be in honour of the Society

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In Conversation with Les Hinton

Posted by - April 26, 2018

Join us on Wednesday May 30th at 6.30pm for an opportunity to hear direct from the man who spent five decades working for Rupert Murdoch’s companies across the world. Les Hinton will be speaking to Chris Roycroft-Davis about his life, career and his new memoir – The Bootle Boy: an untidy life in news – at

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Shortlist announced for Press Club Awards

Posted by - April 9, 2018

The London Press Club today announces the shortlist for its annual Awards.  The Awards will be presented at the London Press Club Awards Lunch on Tuesday 1 May at Stationers’ Hall, Ave Maria Lane, London, EC4M 7DD. The shortlist details for the Awards categories are: Business Journalist of the Year (Sponsored by eToro) Iain Dey, The

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Press Club Awards Lunch 2018

Posted by - March 27, 2018

This year’s London Press Club Awards will be held at the Worshipful Company of Stationers’ and Newspaper Makers’ Hall near St Paul’s on May 1st. EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT ENDS MARCH 31ST The Awards will once again honour a household name who will receive the Londoner of the Year Award.  Last year, Editors and senior executives

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Is Your Job Making You Ill?

Posted by - January 29, 2018

The London Press Club is hosting an exclusive in conversation evening with Dr Ellie Cannon on her new book ‘Is your job making you ill – How to survive and thrive when it happens to you ’ interviewed by BBC news presenter Samantha Simmonds. Dr Ellie Cannon is best known for her weekly health column

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First Drinks Social of 2018 at a BRAND NEW VENUE

Posted by - January 29, 2018

The Press Club’s first social gathering of 2018 will be held at a new regular venue – The Hyatt Regency Churchill Hotel in Portman Square. Date: Monday 5th February; Time: 6.30pm; Location: 30 Portman Square, Marylebone, London W1H 7BH. Click here for a map. Be sure to be among the first to turn up –

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Do Women Journalists have equal opportunities and pay?

Posted by - January 8, 2018

The hot media subject for 2018 “Do women journalists have equal opportunities and pay?” is the subject of the latest London Press Club Debate. Chaired by columnist and broadcaster Anne McElvoy, the debate is being held in association with the Society of Editors, Women in Journalism and the Stationers & Newspapermakers livery company. On the

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Chairman’s Review of 2017

Posted by - December 30, 2017

This year was never going to be a quiet one! It began with the cheers of the Trump team and the Brexit campaigners still ringing in our ears … but no one, especially the pundits, predicted that the news agenda could scale even greater heights of revelations during 2017. The awfulness of the terror attacks,

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Fleet Street legend Robin Esser dies aged 84

Posted by - December 21, 2017

We are sad to report the death of long standing London Press Club director Robin Esser. Robin died on 6 November at his home in West London after a short illness. He was 84. There will be a memorial service for Robin at St Bride’s Church in Fleet Street at 11.30 on 21 March, 2018.

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