2018 HOA deadlines

March 15, 2018: Judging of entries begins
April 19, 2018: Judging of entries concludes

Network with journalists for Margarita Monday!

Join area journalists and members of the Kansas City Press Club for “Margarita Monday” on March 19 at 5:30 for drinks and dinner at Margarita’s Mexican Restaurant at 2829 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Meet KC Press Club members and catch up with colleagues who work in print and broadcast in the Kansas City area. Please RSVP to Linda Friedel, Press Club board member, at lfriedel5201@gmail.com. We look forward to meeting you and toasting to area professionals in the biz!


Top media attorney at KC Press Club program

Kansas City’s best-known communications law attorney presents his annual update on legal developments and how they affect your job as a working journalist.

The program will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 7 at Trailside Center, 9100 Holmes Rd. Parking is plentiful and free. Join us for snacks and networking from 10 – 10:15 a.m.Presentation begins at 10:15 a.m.

As head of Lathrop & Gage’s Media Law group, Bernie Rhodes also leads a national team of attorneys who represent a variety of print, film, television and online media companies in First Amendment, intellectual property and other matters.

Rhodes’ solid knowledge of the current status of journalism, combined with a sharp sense of humor makes this Press Club program essential and entertaining for local journalists from all media.

SPJ Region 7
2018 Spring Conference

Information and registration.

Speed Dating for Freelancers

Join Kansas City area journalists and the Kansas City Press Club for our second annual “Speed Dating for Freelancers” from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on May 19 at South Branch Library, 3104 Strong Ave., Kansas City, Kan.

Meet and network with representatives from a variety of media outlets who all have one thing in common – they’re all seeking talented freelancers to help create eye-catching content.

Any good journalist knows the importance of telling a story quickly and succinctly, so you’ll only have a limited amount of time to tell your own story to each hiring manager at this event. Come dressed for success, and bring along your resume and clips, too. We hope you’ll find the perfect match in one of the media outlets on site and create a mutually beneficial connection that will outshine even your best date.