President of the Federal Reserve Bank, Dennis Lockhart, Speaks to the APC

Dennis Lockhart, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta will speak at an Atlanta Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon on Monday, August 10. Kennesaw State University is the presenting sponsor.

 

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WHO

Dennis Lockhart is the 14th president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He has been in this role since 2007. Lockhart is responsible for all the Bank’s activities, including monetary policy, bank supervision and regulation, and payment services. He also serves on the Federal Reserve’s chief monetary policy body, the Federal Open Market Committee.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta serves the Sixth Federal Reserve District, which includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia and parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee

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WHEN
Monday, August 10

11:30 a.m. – Registration

Noon – Lunch

Wells Fargo12: 25 p.m. – Remarks and Q&A

1:15 p.m. – Adjourn

 

WHERE

The Commerce Club

49TH Floor

191 Peachtree Street

Atlanta, GA 30303

Dress at The Commerce Club is business or business casual attire.

The ticket price does not include parking. Parking is available in the 191 Building parking deck with entrances on Ellis Street and Peachtree Center Avenue.  Discounted parking vouchers for this deck will be available for $5 at the event. Guests must bring the ticket they receive upon entering the deck to receive a discount. The Peachtree Center MARTA station is also very convenient.

R.S.V.P.

This luncheon is open to the public.

 Working journalists who wish to cover this event but not partake in lunch may attend for free. Reservations are still required and can be made by calling 404.577.7377 or emailing info@atlpressclub.org.

APC member prices

General admission ticket – $30
Table of 10 – $300
Sponsor table of 10 with table sign and program listing – $325

Nonmember prices

General admission ticket – $40
Table of 10 – $400
Sponsor table of 10 with table sign and program listing – $450

To register please click here  or call 404-577-7377.  

 Tickets and tables may be purchased at www.atlantapressclub.org or by calling 404-577-7377.  Payment must accompany reservations and there is a 48 business-hour cancellation policy.

How are TV Newsrooms Using Digital Media To Enhance Programming and Increase Viewership?

WHAT

The Atlanta Press Club will host the local television news directors at a Newsmaker Luncheon on Thursday, August 26. Mike Dreaden, WSB-TV; Mike McClain, FOX 5 Atlanta; Larry Perret, CBS 46 and Jennifer Rigby, The Networks at 11 Alive will discuss how their newsrooms use digital media to enhance programming and increase viewership. WellStar Health System is the presenting sponsor of this event.

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WHO

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Mike Dreaden was made WSB-TV’s news director after serving as the station’s managing editor for 13 years. Before joining WSB in 1999, Dreaden was the news director at WGNX-TV. As a veteran broadcast journalist, Dreaden has won multiple accolades including Emmy and AP Broadcast awards

 

McClain2cropped  Mike McClain is the vice president of news for FOX 5 Atlanta. He joined the station in 2010 from FOX 13 in Tampa. McClain also spent 27 years at the FOX affiliate in Birmingham. In 2014, McClain was inducted into the NATAS Southeast Chapter’s Silver Circle.

 

Perret Larry Perret has been news director with CBS46 since September 2014. Previous to that, he was the news director for stations in Kansas City and Salt Lake City. Perret was also a news producer for Entertainment Tonight.

 

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Jennifer Rigby joined The Networks at 11 Alive in November 2014. Before that, she worked for The Weather Channel television network serving as VP of live programming where she was responsible for nearly 100 hours of live programming each week.

Moderator: Gavin Godfrey, culture editor, Creative Loafing

 

WHEN
Thursday, August 26

11:30 a.m. – Registration
Noon – Lunch
1:15 p.m. – Adjourn

 

 WHERE

The Commerce Club
49TH Floor
191 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30303

 Dress at The Commerce Club is business or business casual attire.

The ticket price does not include parking. Parking is available in the 191 Building parking deck with entrances on Ellis Street and Peachtree Center Avenue.  Discounted parking vouchers for this deck will be available for $5 at the event. Guests must bring the ticket they receive upon entering the deck to receive a discount. The Peachtree Center MARTA station is also very convenient.

R.S.V.P.

This luncheon is open to the public.  

Working journalists who wish to cover this event but not partake in lunch may attend for free. Reservations are still required and can be made by calling 404-577-7377 or emailing info@atlpressclub.org.

APC member prices

General admission ticket – $30
Table of 10 – $300
Sponsor table of 10 with table sign and program listing – $325

 Nonmember prices

General admission ticket – $40
Table of 10 – $400
Sponsor table of 10 with table sign and program listing – $450

Tickets and tables may be purchased at www.atlantapressclub.org or by calling 404-577-7377.  Payment must accompany reservations, and there is a 48 business-hour cancellation policy.