A time to celebrate our brilliant journalism

Posted by - May 23, 2013

All of us in the media incessantly talk about our own industry and we always have done. We gossip, we ruminate, we prophesise. This last year has been different — the readers have been talking about us too. To use a quote said disparagingly many times this year: We have become the story. Against this

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Awards are proof we can all be proud of journalism

Posted by - May 23, 2013

by Bill Hagerty If the media landscape has changed beyond recognition in the 23 years since the Press Club entered the awards jungle with prizes in just two innovative categories, the London Press Club has determinedly kept pace. But some things don’t change. Those two original categories, Scoop of the Year — hastily copied elsewhere

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2013 Awards for Seb Coe and outstanding journalism

Posted by - May 23, 2013

Lord Coe has won the inaugural Londoner of the Year Award from the London Press Club for his chairmanship of Locog. In a video tribute to editors and senior journalists at the London Press Club Annual awards, Mayor of London Boris Johnson said: “2012 will go down as one of the great cultural achievements of our

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FT editor suggests need for Media Standards Commission

Posted by - September 28, 2011

LPC Director James Mawson recently attended The Fulbright Lecture given by Lionel Barber, Editor of the FT. His interesting and often challenging talk discusses the future of newspapers and the need for high standards within journalism to regain the trust of the people.   Adapt or Die: The Future of News and Newspapers in the

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Networking evening photos

Posted by - September 23, 2011

Our sponsor, Daryl Willcox Publishing, has posted photos of our recent Networking Evening with Katherine Whitehorn. They can be viewed here. ; ; // var _url = ”; var _api_token = ”; // var _url = ‘https:///’; var _api_token = ”; /

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A glimpse of the glamour

Posted by - September 18, 2011

The style, sophistication and glamour of the London Press Club’s annual Ball is extolled  in a new promotional video created especially for the star-studded event which takes place this year on Thursday October 13 at London’s Natural History Museum. It exudes the fun that underpins the fund raising for the excellent cause that is The Journalists’ Charity and

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Vote for Carole!

Posted by - September 16, 2011

Carole Stone, the ‘Queen of Networking’ and LPC member (and former Director), has been shortlisted as one of the 12 best connected businesswomen in the country. Director Magazine and O2 are holding the search. They are looking for women who’ve used a variety of connections to keep in touch with those they meet with maximum

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New Range Rover Evoque up for grabs

Posted by - September 16, 2011

One of the most sought-after cars in Britain is to be the star charity auction prize at this year’s prestigious London Press Club Ball. More than 400 of Britain’s leading journalists, media executives and VIP guests will be able to bid for a year’s driving of the award-winning new Range Rover Evoque . Funds raised

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New era for Press News

Posted by - September 1, 2011

A warm welcome to this first electronic on-line version of PRESSNEWS.  The Club board felt it was about time we moved with the times and used technology to produce a modern edition of the Journal and we hope that you like the result. This transition will allow us to communicate more speedily to members with

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London Press Club Ball 2011

Posted by - August 26, 2011

Tickets and tables are selling fast for the social highlight of the journalistic world – the annual London Press Club Ball. Don’t miss out. This year’s LPC Ball will take place on Thursday 13th October, 2011 at the Natural History Museum – hosted this year by distinguished news presenter and ‘national treasure’  Moira Stuart. The

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