After Deadline: Atlanta Media Mixer

cocktail5-1Network with other journalists at Fado Irish Pub in Buckhead. Hosted by Mark Meltzer, executive editor of the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Sponsored by the Atlanta Press Club, the Asian American Journalists Association, the Atlanta Association of Black Journalists, the National Association for Hispanic Journalists and the Society for Professional Journalists Georgia.

Thursday, June 30
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Fado Irish Pub

273 Buckhead Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30305

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

Jason Kelly, New York Bureau Chief of Bloomberg News, to Speak to the Atlanta Press Club

NEW Jason Kelly5E6A5714 smallJason Kelly, the New York Bureau Chief of Bloomberg News, will address the Atlanta Press Club during a breakfast program on Tuesday, July 19.



Jason Kelly is the New York Bureau Chief of Bloomberg, overseeing more than 1,200 journalists at the company’s world headquarters. Since joining Bloomberg in 2002, he’s written about topics ranging from semiconductors to economic development during the war in Afghanistan.

Kelly is the author of recently released Sweat Equity: Inside the New Economy of Mind and Body.

Kelly began his journalism career as an intern at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, covering the 1996 Olympic Games, and as the technology reporter for the Atlanta Business Chronicle. He’s a graduate of Georgetown University.



Tuesday, July 19
Registration and Book Signing* – 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m.
Remarks and Q&A – 8 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.

*Copies of Sweat Equity: Inside the New Economy of Mind and Body will be sold by Eagle Eye Book Shop.


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

Dress code 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 very convenient.



This event is free for members.

Non-member tickets are $15. Tickets may be purchased online. Payment must accompany reservations, and there is a 48 business-hour cancellation policy.

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

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The Atlanta Press Club Loudermilk-Young Debate Series will host run-off debates for the following races:

Invited Candidates: Mike Boyce and Tim Lee
Airs Sunday, July 17 at 9 a.m. on Public Broadcasting Atlanta

Invited Candidates: Mike Crane and Drew Ferguson
Airs Sunday, July 24 at 6:30 p.m. on Georgia Public Broadcasting


The debates will also be posted online. Watch debates from the Georgia primary elections here.

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.


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


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


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


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.