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The 2019 Atlanta Press Club Hall of Fame Dinner

Thursday, 11.07.2019

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

InterContinental Buckhead Hotel

3315 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

Four distinguished journalists will be inducted in the Atlanta Press Club Hall of Fame on Thursday, November 7, during a ceremony at the InterContinental Buckhead Hotel. The Hall of Fame dinner is Atlanta media’s biggest night of the year and recognizes journalists who have made a significant impact on journalism in Georgia and around the country.

2019 Inductees

Jim Cantore, The Weather Channel meteorologist has been one of the nation’s most recognized and renowned reporters and forecasters for more than 30 years and counting. Jim will be introduced by his co-anchor, Stephanie Abrams.

Lino Dominguez, a founder of Mundo Hispanico, which has become the nation’s top independently-owned Spanish language digital media company. Lino will be introduced by Anibal Torres, executive director of the Latin American Association.

Jocelyn Dorsey, WSB-TV retired news anchor and public affairs director was Atlanta’s first African-American anchor. Jocelyn will be introduced by former general manager of WSB-TV, Tim McVay.

Lewis Grizzard, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist known for his insightful and humorous observations of the changing South. Grizzard died in 1994 at the age of 47. Lewis will be introduced by Glenn McCutchen, former managing editor of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Shiba Russell, 11Alive anchor, will emcee the event.

VIP Reception Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsor


Bronze Sponsors

Host Sponsors

United Way of Greater Atlanta
Wells Fargo


Thursday, November 7
Reception – 6 p.m.
Dinner and Awards Program – 7 p.m.


InterContinental Buckhead Hotel
3315 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

Ticket price includes self-parking.

Event sponsor Uber will provide a 20 percent discount code for rides to and from the event. Code will be provided a few days before the event.


The Atlanta Press Club offers sponsorship opportunities and promotion for your company with this event. Please contact Paula Hovater at or 404-625-2882 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 here. Please call 404.577.7377 to purchase tables.

Business or cocktail attire preferred.

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