Attention Members: 

If you are interested in renewing your 2019-2020 membership and have not received a package, please call the office at (202) 332-6770 or send us an email to

Meet our Proud 2019 ANWC Scholarship Winners!

Jaha Knight, AU & Colleen Grablick, GWU

And our ANWC 2019 Mission Oriented Interns!

Meet Caroline Zonts, a rising senior at the George Washington University's School of Media and Strategic Communication. We are thrilled to have her with us and look forward to great achievements.

Annaliese Keller is a rising junior at the George Washington University studying political science. She is a passionate supporter of the ANWC's mission to expand the advancement of women in journalism. 

Programs 2019 at the Clubhouse

Mon. September 23, 6:30 p.m. - Celebrating 100 years of Women and the 19th Amendment. Come join Elaine Weiss, esteemed author of The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote (Viking Press) and board member Eleanor Clift, author of Founding Sisters and the Nineteeth Amendment (Wiley Publishers) for what is sure to be a lively presentation and conversation on one of the great accomplishments for women of our era. $30 for members,  $35 for guests, $15 for students/jrs. (under 25). Light supper/networking before the program.  Reserve by calling the clubhouse 202-332-6770 or email

Thurs. October 24,  6:30 p.m.   Women Ambassadors: the Art of Diplomacy.  Speakers tbd coming soon.  Save this date.



Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 6:30 p.m at the Clubhouse. In celebration of Women's History Month, Dorothy Butler Gilliam, making history with her Groundbreaking Memoir.

Programs 2018

Some fabulous programs featuring barrier breaking speakers are in the works this year. Please continue to check in and see what we have in store for you.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Howard Kurtz and his take on the media in the age of Trump. 


PAST PROGRAMS: January 24, Washington insider Sally Quinn on her book "Finding Magic", Liza Mundy's November 16 "Code Girls" book discussion was very special. If you joined us October 4 for State of Education with Politico's Kimberly Hefling and Laura McGiffert Slover, CEO of Centerpoint Education, it was a stellar event.

 Historic Clubhouse

The ANWC Clubhouse is located at 1607 22nd Street,NW, Washington, DC on Embassy Row and two blocks from the Dupont Circle metro. Street parking is available depending upon time of day and there are parking garages in the neighborhood.

Club Hours: M, T, W, F 10:30 am - 2:30 PM Phone: 202-332-6770, Email:

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Scholarship Winners 2017

(left to right) Pres.NPC, Jeff Ballou, Scholarship winners Lauren Sullivan (George Mason University) and Makeda Francis, (Howard University), ANWC EIJ honoree Susan Page and ANWC Pres. Helen R. White

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History in the Making: Cranford House

 Cranford House: Home to the American News Women's Club

ANWC is located at 1607 22nd Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008 at 22nd Street and Florida Ave., on Embassy Row between the Bulgarian and Estonian Embassies.  For use for an event contact Regular  office hours are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10a-4p and move to summer hours in June. Call us at 202-332-6770 or e-mail us Street parking is available but limited depending on time of day. Parking garages are nearby on Mass. Avenue. Allow yourself time to park.


The Trupps, with Sandy Trupp as our revered member and her husband Phil and daughters make membership for the ANWC a family affair. Contact the Club office if you are interested in becoming an esteemed member.

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Registration Open Now!

Welcome to our 2019 Roast & Toast registration page. Here is your chance to purchase fabulous seats, tables, and recognition in our printed and live program. We are elated to honor Wolf Blitzer!

    Honoring Wolf Blitzer for Excellence in Journalism 2019

WHEN: Wed. May 15, 7:00 p.m. WHERE: National Press Club,  529 14th Street, NW 13th floor, Wash., DC 20045 Limited seating. Register below, mail in your check or call the Club office at 202-332-6770 (Office hours are T, Th: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., and F: 12p.m.-4 p.m.) and/or pay by paypal or credit card below!)

Please note: Roast & Toast registration closes Tuesday, May 7 at noon. Please purchase seats, tables, and ad listings by this date. Thank you. Seating is arranged based on category and date reserved and all purchases are non-refundable.  There are no tickets, only reservations.

MAIL CHECKS TO:   Attn: ANWC Wolf Roast/1607 22nd Street, NW, Washington, DC  20008


INDIVIDUAL SEATS - Admission for one/two includes cocktail reception, dinner and award program. Click further below for paypal purchase.

_____  $185.00 - ANWC Member seat  

_____  $195.00 - "Friends" seat, for members of National Press Club, Gridiron, International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF), Politico's Women Rule, White House Correspondents Assoc., University Club and special friends of Wolf Blitzer

_____  $225.00 - Guest seat 

_____  $375.00 - Member/Guest seat - For a member and a guest (Two seats)

_____  $125.00 - Cub Reporter - Junior/student seat (25 and under)

____$1,250.00 - VIP "Supporter" seats (Two seats with premier seating and listing in program)


Individual Seat options
Name on ticket

***Please note: After successful completion of payment below via Paypal, please call Annaliese Keller at 202-332-6770 or e-mail, with names and/or lists for seating.


_____ $2,500 Member Table (Limited to 1 table per member purchase)
Table for 10 people 

_____ $3,500 Producer Table
Table for 10 people 

_____ $5,000 Anchor/VIP Table 
Table for 10 people and recognition in the printed and live program

_____ $10,000 Sponsoring Media Table 
Premier table for 10 people with prominent recognition in the live and printed program

Table options

PRINTED PROGRAM: (Pay below via paypal by May 1, 2019)  and contact to clarify listing in printed program.


____ $125 Friends of Wolf Blitzer     ____  $75  Friends of ANWC
Prominent listing in the program

Program Listings options
Name in program


____ $2,500 Back Page  ____ $2,000 Full Page  ____ $1,000 Half Page  ____ $500 Quarter Page

*Please submit art and graphics by April 23 at noon (

Ad options


NOTE:  Use the "Add special instructions to the seller" field under your credit card information to indicate your name and others for whom you are making a reservation.  Please note, seats and tables will be reserved in your name for the guest list at the door. Seating is arranged on a first reserve, first come basis and are non-refundable.


Print this page, indicate your registration preferences, and send with your check made payable to ANWC to American News Women's Club, 1607 22nd Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008.


Annaliese Keller, phone 202-332-6770 or email

The ANWC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Our proceeds help support ANWC's university journalism scholarships, our historic educational programs and our internship program.