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2014-05-13 12:33:34

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For her distinguished career as a trailblazing correspondent, Lesley Stahl of "60 Minutes" will receive the International Center for Journalists' (ICFJ) Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism. She will be honored at ICFJ's 30th Anniversary gala on November 10 in Washington. "Lesley Stahl has repeatedly shaped the national--and international--debate through groundbreaking work as a CBS White House correspondent, 'Face the...

2011-05-06 12:02:00

BETHESDA, Md., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN), the first national advocacy organization dedicated to advancing bladder cancer research and education, announced today that bladder cancer survivors, caregivers, loved ones and friends across the country are Walking for Bladder Cancer this Saturday, May 7, in celebration of Bladder Cancer Awareness Day. CBS anchor and bladder cancer survivor Bob Schieffer will serve as the honorary chair for...

2010-04-28 14:22:00

The Levon Helm Band to Perform; NYC Mayor Bloomberg to Speak NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three luminaries of the music, news and sports broadcasting professions will be honored in New York City on May 5 at WFUV Radio's Annual Gala 2010. Legendary singer, musician and multiple Grammy-winner Levon Helm will receive the WFUV Sound & Vision Award; Baseball Hall of Fame member Ernie Harwell, longtime broadcaster for the Detroit Tigers, will receive the Vin Scully...

2010-01-27 11:54:00

Inaugural Gala for Alan Bjerga Will Feature Schieffer, Klobuchar, and Bennett, Jan. 30 WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The newly-elected president of the National Press Club, Alan Bjerga of Bloomberg News, will address domestic and foreign issues facing journalists at a black-tie inaugural gala for the organization's 103rd president in Washington, D.C., Saturday, Jan. 30. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) "In a time when U.S. newsrooms are...

2010-01-25 09:35:00

CBS' Schieffer, Sen. Klobuchar, and Bloomberg Exec Editor to Headline Black-Tie Gala WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National media and political figures will gather to honor the newly-elected president of the National Press Club, Alan Bjerga of Bloomberg News, at a black-tie inaugural event in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Jan. 30. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Bjerga, who covers agricultural policy for Bloomberg News, is the Press Club's...

2010-01-11 17:02:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club has announced that U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota (D) and Amanda Bennett of Bloomberg News will be the featured speakers for the Press Club's 103rd presidential black-tie inaugural gala in Washington, D.C., Saturday, January 30. Incoming NPC president Alan Bjerga, 36, of Bloomberg News begins his one-year term on Jan. 15 at the annual membership meeting, succeeeding USA Today's Donna Leinwand. (Logo:...

2009-12-16 11:55:00

Bjerga of Bloomberg News Will be Sworn in as 103rd President of Leading Journalists' Association WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alan Bjerga of Bloomberg News will be inaugurated as the 103rd president of the National Press Club, the world's leading professional organization for journalists, at a black tie gala at the Press Club in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, January 30, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Bjerga, 36, who covers...


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