New York Press Club tax prep for journos workshop on March 5 + NYPC Journalism Awards, deadline April 5

The New York Press Club announced their 2013 Journo Awards, deadline April 5. Plus they're hosting a tax prep for journos workshop at the CUNY j-school on March 5 (FREE for Press Club members and CUNY j-school students, $15 for everyone else). Details below! -Mia

02/19 Tues: Remembering Mayor Ed Koch – CUNY J-School
03/05 Tues: Tax preparation tips for journalists – CUNY J-School
03/08 Fri: Journalists who covered 9/11 invited to become Memorial Site guides
2013 New York Press Club Journalism Awards now accepting entries
Photos from recent New York Press Club events
news from the new york press club
Remembering Ed Koch
Tuesday, February 19th
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
219 W 40 Street (7th & 8th)

An evening of reminiscences about Ed Koch by those who knew, worked with and who covered him. Among those likely to kick-off the conversations are Gabe Pressman, WNBC; Rich Lamb, WCBS Radio; Stan Brooks, WINS; David Diaz, formerly of WNBC & WCBS-TV and Greg David, director of Business & Economic Reporting at the CUNY and a columnist & blogger for Crains NY Business.

Ed Koch
But the heart of this event is more likely to be "open mike." All who'd care to share personal stories about their experiences covering the late mayor are welcome to hold-forth. Not a wake by any means – we hope the evening will reveal as much about the process of having covered Ed Koch and New York City during his era as it does about the pluck of the man. This event is for journalists. Please RSVP here if you might attend.
9/11 Tribute Center Seeks Journalists Who Covered 9/11
911 Tribute Center
Training will be held March 8 and 9th for Volunteer Guides at the 9/11 Tribute Center. Tribute volunteers are people who were directly impacted by the events of September 11th and are the official guides for the National 9/11 Memorial.

Many journalists were there to report the truth on September 11th. Volunteering for Tribute would be no different. By joining the program and telling your story on the world stage of the 9/11 Memorial, you will have a profound impact on how others think about the role of journalists, a seminal event in history and the very nature of what it means to be a human being.

Share your September 11th story. Help others understand, remember and recover. Become a 9/11 Tribute Center volunteer guide at the National 9/11 Memorial.

More information about the Volunteer program and the 9/11 Tribute Center.

Tax Preparation Tips For Journalists
Tuesday, March 5th
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
219 W 40th Street (7th & 8th)
6:30 pm refreshments | 7:00 pm – program

Get a leg-up on preparing your 1040 or 1040EZ in this free-for-members workshop with tax professionals, moderated by John R. Lieberman of Perelson Weiner LLP.

Topics and advice will likely include tax strategies of benefit to journalists who are either freelance or employees. We're also likely to offer tax advice of interest to student journalists. When last held, this workshop was hugely popular.

Free for Press Club members and CUNY J-Students. Please RSVP here.

More info and non-member RSVP here.

New York Press Club Briefs
2013 Journalism Awards Open for Entries. Enter the 2013 Awards competition today! Everything needed to enter this year's competition can be found on the Awards page of our website, including news of an "Early Bird" entry fee that applies until March 6th. Entries close April 5th.
Renew Press Club Membership for 2013. January is membership renewal month for New York Press Club members. And it's already February! Membership can conveniently be renewed for 2013 at any time on our website using a credit/debit card or PayPal.
Gallery Photos From Latest Press Club Events. Among the recent events at which Press Club members gathered: a celebration of the advent of the "Year of the Snake" with members of Taiwan's diplomatic and cultural office in New York City. Ambassador Andrew Kao gave a briefing on how things are fairing in Taiwan.
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