Watch the Atlanta Press Club Loudermilk-Young Run-Off Election Debates

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Watch the Atlanta Press Club Loudermilk-Young Debate Series run-off debate for Congressional District 3 (R) below:

CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 3 (R)
Invited Candidates: Mike Crane and Drew Ferguson
Aired Sunday, July 24 at 6:30 p.m. on Georgia Public Broadcasting
 

 

Watch the Atlanta Press Club Loudermilk-Young Debate Series run-off debate for Cobb County Commission Chair below:

COBB COUNTY COMMISSION CHAIR 
Invited Candidates: Mike Boyce and Tim Lee
Aired Sunday, July 17 at 9 a.m. on Public Broadcasting Atlanta

 

Watch debates from the Georgia primary elections here.

APC After Deadline: Atlanta Media Mixer

Celebrate the reopening of Manuel’s Tavern! Network with other journalists at one of Atlanta’s favorite hang-outs. The owner of Manuel’s Tavern, Brian Maloof, will give a briefing on the renovations. Light appetizers will be provided.

Sponsored by SaportaReport, the Atlanta Press Club, AABJ, NAHJ and SPJ.

 

WHEN
Thursday, August 11

6:00 – Briefing with Brian Maloof
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Networking Mixer

 

WHERE
Manuel’s Tavern
602 North Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

 

R.S.V.P.
This event is free with a cash bar and light appetizers provided. Please R.S.V.P. online so we have an idea of how many to expect. For questions, call 404-577-7377.

Arthur Blank Discusses the New Stadium and 2016 Falcons Season at the Atlanta Press Club

WHAT
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Arthur Blank will be the featured speaker at an Atlanta Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon on Wednesday, August 17. Blank is chairman of the Arthur Blank Family of Businesses, which includes the Atlanta Falcons, The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation and Atlanta United, among others. Blank will discuss the upcoming 2016 NFL season, the development of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium and bringing the 2019 Super Bowl to Atlanta.

WSB-TV’s Dave Huddleston will lead Blank in a moderated conversation.

 

 

 

PrintCommunities in Schools of Atlanta is the presenting sponsor for this event.

 

WHO
Co-founder of The Home Depot, Arthur Blank’s Family of Businesses portfolio currently includes the Atlanta Falcons, PGA TOUR Superstore, The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, Mountain Sky Guest Ranch, Atlanta United and the parent company of his for-profit businesses, AMB Group. Blank and the Falcons, in partnership with the city of Atlanta and state of Georgia, are the private funders of Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which will open in 2017.

 

WHEN
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
11:30 a.m. – Registration
Noon – Lunch and Discussion
1:15 p.m. – Adjourn

 

WHERE
The Commerce Club
191 Peachtree Street NE
49th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303 

Dress at The Commerce Club is business 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 conveniently located nearby.

 

SPONSORS

Program Sponsor:
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The Atlanta Press Club offers sponsorship opportunities and promotion for your company with this event. Please contact development director Carolyn Proffitt at cproffitt@atlpressclub.org or 404.228.5392 for details and benefits.

 

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.

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

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

Protecting Journalists’ Rights: A Conversation on National Shield Law

Join more than a dozen of the living members of the media who’ve been fined, detained or jailed in their support of First Amendment liberties at the Atlanta Press Club on Monday, September 12, for a conversation in support of a national shield law to protect reporters from prosecution.

Hear from Georgia’s Mark Thomason, publisher of the Fannin Focus, on his recent arrest for requesting open records.

 

WHO

The discussion will be facilitated by Brian Karem, executive editor of The Sentinel Newspapers and recipient of the 1991 National Press Club’s National Freedom of the Press Award.

Other participants include:
Libby Averyt, Publisher, The Corpus Christi Caller-Times
David Kidwell, Investigative Reporter, Chicago Tribune
Roxana Kopetman, Staff Writer, The Orange County Register
Vanessa Leggett, Lecturer, University of Houston-Downtown
Judith Miller, Contributor, Fox News
Andrew Shain, Reporter, The State
Brad Stone, Reporter, WSB-TV
Josh Wolf, Citizen Journalist

 

WHEN

Monday, September 12
Registration – 6 p.m.
Remarks and Q&A – 6:30-8:15 p.m.

 

WHERE

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

Dress code at the Commerce Club is business attire.

The ticket 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 event is free and open to the public, but reservations are required. Please RSVP here. You may also RSVP by calling 404-577-7377 or emailing info@atlpressclub.org.

Save the Date: The 2016 Atlanta Press Club Hall of Fame Dinner

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The 2016 Atlanta Press Club Hall of Fame Dinner will be held on the evening of Tuesday, November 29 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. The Hall of Fame recognizes journalists who have made a significant impact on journalism in Georgia. The 2016 Hall of Fame inductees will be announced later this year.

 

WHEN
Tuesday, November 29
Reception – 6 p.m.
Awards Program – 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

 

WHERE
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339

 

SPONSORS
The Atlanta Press Club offers sponsorship opportunities and promotion for your company with this event. Please contact development director Carolyn Proffitt at cproffitt@atlpressclub.org or 404.228.5392 for details and benefits.

 

R.S.V.P.
Individual tickets are $75 for members and $100 for nonmembers, or purchase tables of 10 with signage for $750 for members and $1,000 for nonmembers. Tickets may be purchased online. Please call 404-577-7377 to purchase tables.