Extra, extra read all about it in SHOP TALK!

Our latest edition of SHOP TALK 2014 is available. Click here to view it and/or print your own copy! Contact the Club office for the official printed version.

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Congratulations to the 2014 ANWC Scholars!


Emily Schweich is a rising junior at the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism, where is she pursuing her degree in broadcast journalism. She is also ANWC's 2014 Jane Lingo Scholar.


Dominique Bonessi is a rising senior at the George Washington University, where she is majoring in journalism and mass communications, and Arab language and literature.


Diana Marinaccio is a rising senior at the George Washington University's School of Media and Public Affairs, where she's majoring in journalism and mass communications, and minoring in Spanish/cross-cultural communications.


To learn more about our winners and the scholarship, click here.




Advancing Journalistic Excellence Since 1932


Meet Secret Service Director Julia Pierson
September 17

The American News Women's Club is pleased to welcome the first female Secret Service Director, Julia Pierson to the club in mid-September. Pierson is a career law enforcement executive with more than 30 years of experience with the United States Secret Service. 

For more information about Pierson, read this story by our very own board member Eleanor Clift. "In a macho culture that some equate with men in dark glasses gallivanting with prostitutes, Julia Pierson has made it to the top," Clift writes.

6:30 p.m. Networking and light dinner

7:15 p.m. Program begins

$25.00 Members, $30.00 Guests, $40.00 Members w/a guest, $15.00 Students and juniors

Buy your ticket now!

PLEASE RSVP EARLY to anwclub@comcast.net or call Janina at 202-332-6770



Congratulations Gwen Ifill, receipient of ANWC's 2014 "Excellence in Journalism Award"! 

Roast Chair Julie Chase and Roasters Martha Raddatz, Emcee Eleanor Clift, ANWC President Claire Swift, 2014 honoree Gwen Ifill, Roasters Ray Suarez, Dorothy Gilliam and John Dickerson celebrate Excellence in Journalism at the National Press Club on May 19, 2014.

To read about the event and view more (photos by Neshan Nalchayan), click here



 BOARD OF GOVERNORS,  2014-2015 


President:   Natalie DiBlasio

Secretary:  Anna Medaris Miller  

Treasurer:  Jean White

VP Programs:  Marion Mattingly

VP Membership:  Elizabeth Jia

VP Communications:  Page Crosland

Governor:   Eleanor Clift 

Governor:  Sandy Trupp

Governor:  Tish Van Dyke

Immediate Past President:  Claire Sanders Swift