Presentation script – Awards Lunch

Posted by - May 1, 2019

This is a transcript of Kate Silverton’s remarks when presenting the London Press Club Awards on 30th April 2019. Well, here we are again to reveal the decisions made by the London Press Club’s independent panel of judges. First UP as always we have BUSINESS JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR, sponsored by Cision.  After much discussion,

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David Attenborough named Londoner of the Year

Posted by - May 1, 2019

By Sian Bayley and Abbianca Makoni, Trainee Journalists at the Evening Standard Sir David Attenborough was named Londoner of the year at the London Press Club Awards Lunch at Stationers Hall on April 30. The broadcaster and natural historian was commended for his work on global environment issues and his ability to spread the message

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Don’t miss out on this year’s Ball!

Posted by - April 26, 2019

Deadline for tickets approaching Tables selling out fast. Book now to secure your place NEW DATE: Friday June 7 NEW VENUE: Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane NEW MOVE: to make Ball affordable for younger journalists NEW HONOUR: Prestigious ‘Journalist Laureate’ honour to be awarded to an inspirational leader NEW HOPE: Help raise funds for The

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The hard news debate: How quality journalism can survive in a world of fake news and social media

Posted by - February 12, 2019

On the evening when the Cairncross Review was published a London Press Club debate tackled the question the industry is asking: Can quality journalism survive in a world of fake news and social media? Polly Curtis, ex-Huff Post UK editor-in-chief and former digital editor of the Guardian, told the debate: “Never before have so many people consumed

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Book now for the London Press Club Summer Ball

Posted by - January 31, 2019

£20,000 raised for The Journalists’ Charity in 2018 New move to make Ball affordable for younger journalists 2019 Ball on Friday, June 7 at Grosvenor House, Park Lane The star-studded London Press Club Ball 2018 raised £20,000 for the Journalists’ Charity. The news comes as preparations and table-bookings get underway for the glittering 2019 event

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Revealed: Secrets from the Royal beat

Posted by - November 29, 2018

By Paul Charman The Queen will step down to make way for Charles to become King within three years, the ‘Godfather of Royal Reporters’ Robert Jobson predicted at a London Press Club ‘In conversation’ talk this week, sponsored by Cision. And “there are definitely tensions going on in Kensington Palace” between Meghan and Kate as

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Media students pick up some good leads from the editors

Posted by - October 18, 2018

More than 100 media students from London universities learnt from the experience of Fleet Street editors and journalists at a London Press Club event. The “So you want to be a journalist…” event gave advice to the students on media courses at the universities of City, UCL, Westminster, Goldsmith, Brunel as well as Press Association

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