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John S. Knight, Press Club scholarship winners

Six area college students have been selected for scholarships in memory of longtime Akron Beacon Journal editor John S. Knight and public relations professional Ludel Sauvageot. A seventh student has received a scholarship from the Akron Press Club. This year’s … Continue reading

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NPR executive to speak at Roundtable

Eric Nuzum, vice president for programming at National Public Radio, will speak at the Akron Roundtable on Thursday, March 15, 2012, at noon at the Quaker Station on the campus of The University of Akron. Nuzum’s speech topic is “Dare … Continue reading

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Connie Schultz to speak March 17

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Connie Schultz will be the keynote speaker at a League of Women Voters of the Akron Area brunch for women in journalism on Saturday, March 17, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fairlawn Country Club … Continue reading

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State of the County address March 23

Summit County Executive Russ Pry will give his annual state of the County address Friday, March 23, at the John S. Knight Center in downtown Akron. There will be an opportunity for questions following the speech. The Akron Press Club … Continue reading

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State of Akron Schools speech Feb. 22

Superintendent David James will discuss the state of Akron Public Schools at the Akron Press Club’s luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the University of Akron’s Martin Center. There will be the opportunity for questions following the speech. This will … Continue reading

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Political landscape panel January 26

A panel will discuss the “Lay of the Land: The Political Landscape in 2012” at the Akron Press Club’s luncheon on Thursday, January 26, at the University of Akron’s Martin Center. There will be the opportunity for questions from the … Continue reading

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Press Club officers for 2012

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WKSU News Director M.L. Schultze was elected president of the Akron Press Club at the December board meeting. She succeeds Bruce Winges, who served two years as president. Here are the 2012 Press Club officers: President, M.L. Schultze Past president, … Continue reading

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Senate Bill 5 panel discussion Oct. 20

A panel discussion of Ohio Senate Bill 5 will be held at the Akron Press Club’s luncheon on Thursday, October 20, at the University of Akron’s Martin Center. There will be the opportunity for questions from the audience Ohio lawmakers … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Press Club’s 40th birthday

After four decades of lunches, speeches, auctions, scholarship fund-raisers, book sales and good times we are ready to celebrate the Akron Press Club’s 40th birthday. The Press Club board invites present members, past members and those who have been connected … Continue reading

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Welcome to the new Akron Press Club web site

If you are reading these words, then you are looking at the Press Club’s redesigned web site. Board members have been working for some time to make this much-needed change to update our web site. The new site allows us … Continue reading

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