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2014-05-22 20:21:56

PITTSBURGH, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania announced the winners of the 50th annual Golden Quill Awards during an awards presentation tonight at the Sheraton Hotel, Station Square, Pittsburgh. The Golden Quills competition recognizes professional excellence in written, photographic, broadcast and online journalism in Western Pennsylvania. Winners and finalists of the 2014 Golden Quills are: Spot/Breaking News, Radio Winner: KDKA Staff,...

2014-05-06 12:33:09

PITTSBURGH, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reserve a spot now for The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania's 50th annual Golden Quill Awards presentation, Thursday, May 22, 2014, at the Sheraton Station Square Hotel, 300 W. Station Square Drive, Pittsburgh. Winners of the Golden Quills competition, recognizing professional excellence in written, photographic, illustration, broadcast and online journalism in Western Pennsylvania, will be announced at the event. See the list of...

2014-03-11 20:21:27

PITTSBURGH, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Point Park University News Service and The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania invite members and guests to a free program on Thursday, March 27, featuring Pulitzer Prize winning Philadelphia Daily News reporters Wendy Ruderman and Barbara Laker, authors of "Busted: A Tale of Corruption and Betrayal in the City of Brotherly Love." They will offer an account of the largest case of police corruption in Philadelphia's history. It...

2014-02-08 12:20:35

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Time is running out to submit entries to The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania's 50th Golden Quill Awards, the annual competition that recognizes professional excellence in written, photographic, broadcast and online journalism in Western Pennsylvania. The entry deadline for the premier journalism contest is 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014. Entries to the Golden Quill Awards will be submitted using a Web-based program at www.betterbnc.com,...

2014-01-15 16:21:54

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The deadline is approaching for college juniors and seniors to apply for the $5,000 Bob Fryer Scholarship awarded annually by the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania. The deadline for this year's entries is January 31. The award is designed to encourage outstanding collegiate journalism students in print and broadcasting. Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited university and must be able to demonstrate why they should...

2014-01-13 08:25:25

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania is calling for submissions to its 50th Golden Quill Awards, the annual competition that recognizes professional excellence in written, photographic, broadcast and online journalism in Western Pennsylvania. The entry deadline for the premier journalism contest is 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014. All entries must have been published or broadcast between Jan. 1, 2013, and Dec. 31, 2013, to be...

2014-01-03 16:21:31

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Happy New Year! The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania and the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists welcome new Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto on Wednesday, Jan. 15, for an evening meeting at 6 p.m. at the Engineers Society, 337 Fourth Avenue, Downtown. He'll give members and guests a preview of his administration's major goals and plans, leaving plenty of time for audience questions. Dinner reservations are...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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