Category Archives: Announcements

Superintendent David James to deliver final State of Akron Schools speech Feb. 11

Superintendent David James will deliver his final State of the Akron Public Schools virtually via YouTube Feb. 11 at noon before the Akron Press Club. There will be the opportunity for questions following his address. To view this free event, … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Events, Speakers | Leave a comment

Help the Akron Press Club fund scholarships

As we navigate COVID-19, please consider a donation to the Akron Press Club to fund scholarships. The Akron Press Club has not been able to hold traditional lunch programming during the current pandemic. Funds from these lunches go toward scholarships … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Events, Speakers, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Panelists will tell story of the Beacon Journal at Akron Press Club

A panel of journalists will talk about a new book that looks at life inside the newsroom of the Akron Beacon Journal for an Akron Press Club virtual program at noon on Monday, Feb. 1. Akron’s Daily Miracle is a … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Events, Speakers | Leave a comment

Help the Akron Press Club fund scholarships

As we navigate COVID-19, please consider a donation to the Akron Press Club to fund scholarships. The Akron Press Club has not been able to hold traditional lunch programming during the current pandemic. Funds from these lunches go toward scholarships … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Events, Speakers, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Press Club presents virtual program on the White House transition

White House Transition Project Director Martha Joynt Kumar will discuss the upcoming change in government and a history of transitions during a virtual presentation by Akron Press Club on January 12, 2021 at noon. This event is co-sponsored by the … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Events, Speakers | Leave a comment

Press Club presents virtual program on the Electoral College

Ohio Northern University political science professor Robert Alexander will discuss the Electoral College in a virtual presentation by Akron Press Club on December 8 at noon. This event is co-sponsored by the University of Akron’s Ray C. Bliss Institute of … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Events, Speakers | Leave a comment

$45,000 in scholarships available

If you are a journalism or public relations student who could use $5,000, there is a scholarship for you. The John S. Knight Memorial Scholarship Fund and the Akron Press Club are awarding a total of nine scholarships worth $5,000 … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Events, Speakers | Leave a comment

Virtual Summit County sheriff debate Oct. 1

There will be a new sheriff in Summit County after the Nov. 3 election. Find out where the two candidates stand on the issues in a virtual debate Thursday, Oct. 1, from 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. This virtual debate is … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Events, Speakers | Leave a comment

Navigating the media landscape in today’s culture: A virtual discussion

Finding truth in the news is not easy in today’s multilayered, media-driven culture. But it is possible.Join the Akron Press Club on Wednesday, September 23 at 12:15 p.m. for an important discussion featuring three of our expert board members. These … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Events, Speakers, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A free people, a free press

The Akron Press Club creates a forum for our community to discuss issues of the day. There are no more important issues at this moment than racial justice and the ability of a free press to tell that story. The … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Events, Speakers, Uncategorized | Leave a comment