What’s Happening at the APC

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!

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!

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!

Atlanta Press Club Loudermilk-Young Debate Series

Atlanta Press Club Issues Statement Encouraging All Incumbent Candidates to Participate in April 28 Debates

ATLANTA, April 25, 2024 -- On Sunday, April 28, The Atlanta Press Club (APC) will host the 2024 primary election debates for key races across Georgia. But several incumbent candidates have either declined or have not yet committed to participate in the debates. Click below to read the full statement.

Click Here to Read the Statement
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!
In Memory of James A. Washington

APC Remembers James A. Washington

James Washington, the president and general manager of The Atlanta Voice, a longtime advocate of the Black Press, and the 2019 National Association of Black Journalist Legacy Award winner passed away surrounded by family and loved ones on Tuesday, April 2, 2024. Read more from Donnell Suggs by clicking below.

A Tribute to James A. Washington from The Atlanta Voice
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.

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!

Upcoming Events

Want to check out our community? Join us for our discussions, trainings and mixers. We look forward to seeing you!

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2024 Spring Member Mixer


Come join us for our Spring Member Mixer Monday, May 20th at Flight Club Atlanta! Hope to see you there from 5:30-7:30 p.m! Parking...

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