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James Beard Media Award

Mike Jordan Wins James Beard Media Award!

A huge congratulations to Mike Jordan, APC Treasurer and AJC's Black Culture Editor, for winning the Jonathan Gold Local Voice Award at the James Beard Media Awards this weekend in Chicago! Mike was nominated for his exceptional pieces in Atlanta Magazine "Our Brunches, Ourselves: Atlanta's a divided city. Could unity be found on Sunday at 11 a.m.?"; "All Together Now: Pop-up collective Stolen Goods counts some of Atlanta's finest young chefs of color among its ranks"; and "Less Offal, but Still Pretty Good: Holeman & Finch Public House". Bravo, Mike!

Atlanta Press Club Loudermilk-Young Debate Series

Atlanta Press Club Loudermilk-Young Debate Series Hosts Primary Runoff Election Debates

On June 9, 2024, the Atlanta Press Club Loudermilk-Young Debate Series will host primary runoff election debates for U.S. Congressional Districts Two (R), Three (R) and DeKalb County CEO. The debates will take place at Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB). They are not open to the public, but they will stream live on The Atlanta Press Club Facebook page and GPB.org. They also will air on GPB-TV. The full schedule is below. In addition, people can watch the debate series on demand on the Atlanta Press Club YouTube page.

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL DEBATE SCHEDULE
2024 Summer Journalism Interns

Congratulations to the 2024 APC Summer Journalism Interns!

We are pleased to welcome our largest class of young journalists to our APC 2024 Summer Journalism Internship Program. Thanks to generous support from Georgia Power, Acuity Brands, Norfolk Southern and Georgia Humanities we are able to provide ten students with valuable work experience at nine of Atlanta's top media outlets. Look out for their bylines in your favorite publications this summer!

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ABOUT INTERNSHIPS!
World Press Freedom Day Event

First Responders of Democracy: Protecting Press Freedom Worldwide

To mark this year’s World Press Freedom Day (WPFD), The Atlanta Press Club, WABE, World Affairs Council of Atlanta, Online News Association (ONA), and the British Consulate-General Atlanta will host a free afternoon event series highlighting global media freedom’s importance. Join us Thursday, May 2nd at Georgia Pacific from 2-5:30 p.m. for a training workshop and panel!

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE PANEL DISCUSSION
2024 Awards of Excellence

Congratulations to our 2024 Awards of Excellence Winners

The Atlanta Press Club Awards of Excellence celebrates the best of journalism from the previous year. Awards are given within print, broadcast, and digital categories. A big thank you to our Co-Title Sponsors Acuity Brands and Norfolk Southern and our Support Sponsor Georgia Humanities. Congratulations to our 2024 Winners!

VIEW THE 2024 WINNERS HERE
2024 Gold Dome Recap

Check out the 2024 Gold Dome Recap!

Unpack the 2024 legislative session with journalists and a First Amendment expert. How will lawmakers' actions affect government transparency, free speech, education, law enforcement, voting and more across Georgia? This virtual event was co-hosted by the Georgia First Amendment Foundation and the Atlanta Press Club. Panelists included, Rahul Bali, Politics Reporter, WABE Radio (moderator), Nora Benavidez, Legislative Committee Co-Chair, Georgia First Amendment Foundation & Senior Counsel, Free Press, Jonathan O'Brien, News Anchor Reporter, WSB Radio Maya Prabhu, Government Reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Watch the recap below!

Watch the Recap Here!
APC Announces 2024 Primary Debate Series

Atlanta Press Club Loudermilk-Young Debate Series Hosts Primary Election Debates

On April 28, 2024, the Atlanta Press Club Loudermilk-Young Debate Series will host primary election debates for U.S. Congressional Districts Two (R), Three (R), Six (D), Thirteen (D), Georgia Supreme Court, Fulton County District Attorney, and DeKalb County CEO. The debates will take place at Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB). They are not open to the public, but they will stream live on The Atlanta Press Club Facebook page and GPB.org. They also will air on GPB-TV and WABE.

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL DEBATE SCHEDULE
APC Winter Recap

Catch up on all things APC!

Get a rundown on what's been happening with the Club this January-March! Lots of fun events and programs to recap as we head into Spring!

Read the Winter Recap Here!

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