Advancing Journalistic Excellence Since 1932
The American News Women's Club promotes professional pursuits and intellectual programs; supports women in to excel in their chosen field; provides a place for members to find helpful assistance and encouragement in their professional development and community endeavors and awards scholarships to outstanding journalism students.
Welcome new members!
(From left to right: *Jane Pennewell, board member Julie Chase, ANWC President Claire Sanders Swift, *Alix Murdoch, President Elect Natalie DiBlasio,
VP of Membership Cristina Del Sesto, *Jessica Kartalija, *Katafa Hall-Reed and PR liaison *Anna West) Photo by Neshan Naltchayan/ANWC *new members
ANWC President Claire Sanders Swift with 2013 Excellence in Journalism Recipient Barbara Walters and Ted Koppel at the Press Club
(Photo by Neshan Naltchayan/ANWC)
The Recipients of our ANWC Excellence In Journalism Award
It is with great pride that we remind you of the recipients of the ANWC's Excellence in Journalism Award to the candidate who possesses the attributes that make him or her standout above the rest in this highly competitive field of journalism. In the past, the award was presented in the form of a formal “Roast and Toast” event at one of the elegant hotels in Washington, D.C. More recently the award has been bestowed in more of a “Toast” cocktails and dinner or luncheon format at the National Press Club, also in Washington, D.C. MORE...
Members from the ANWC include professionals in journalism, public relations, news media, and publishing. Marked in history as one of the first women's press club, The American News Women's Club is a non-profit 501(C)(3) organization offering educational and professional development programs in support of women and excellence in the journalism. The majority of the proceeds from the annual ANWC "Excellence in Journalism Award" benefit gala provide scholarships to aspiring students of journalism. In 2003, the organization was named an historic site in journalism by the National Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ).