Programs 2017-2018

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.

Bestselling Author Liza Mundy

If you joined us Wed. October 4th for State of Education with Politico's Kimberly Hefling and Laura McGiffert Slover, CEO of Centerpoint Education, it was a stellar event.

Renewals

2017-2018 Membership Renewals are out. If you did not receive yours, you can download here: http://anwc.com/membership-renewal/  Send in your renewal today!

Meet our Interns

Blair Abington, Lily Chorches, Gianna Rago and Shelby Weathers from AU's Washington Mentorship Program.

 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: anwclub@comcast.net

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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 cranfordhouse@anwc.org. 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 anwclub@comcast.net. Street parking is available but limited depending on time of day. Parking garages are nearby on Mass. Avenue. Allow yourself time to park.

MEMBERSHIP:A FAMILY AFFAIR: Meet the Trupp Family

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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Photo Galleries

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the many exciting ANWC events.

Membership Information

APPLY to be a member today! Download the membership application here.

RENEW your membership.   Download the membership renewal form here.


Membership Levels

Active Membership
Active members are individuals currently employed in print, electronic and broadcast news and information, including reporters, writers, editors, photographers and illustrators as well as book authors, publishers, public relations practitioners and newsletter producers.
Level II - Professional to age 25 ($50)
Level III - 26-36 years of age ($75)
Level IV - 37 years of age and above ($140)
Level V - Retired ($50)
Out of Washington Area ($50)

Affiliate Members

$165 Affiliate members are individuals whose professions and interests are allied to the American News Women’s Club.

Associate Members
$165 Associate members are persons, or spouses of persons, who are prominent in the arts, science, education, government, civic affairs, or social services.

Out of State Members $50
Initiation Fee
(one time only) 

Honorary Members

U.S. presidents, royalty, and other individuals who have achieved national or internationaldistinction may be elected to this category by the Board of Governors.

For a more extensive description of these membership categories and the categories of Honorary, Distinguished Member Emeritus and Retired, please contact the clubhouse at (202) 332-6770.

We accept all major credit cards. You will have to contact the Club Manager with your card information.
Please call (202) 332-6770.


Membership Benefits

Founded in 1932, the American News Women's Club brings together a diverse group of reporters, editors, publishers, independent authors and public relations professionals who embrace the club's goals.

Promoting Journalistic Excellence
A series of professional development workshops and seminars give members insight into the latest developments in the field.

Fostering Professional Growth
Networking evenings with other professional groups and members-only happy hours ensure that members connect with people who share their interests. ANWC supports community activities with complementary missions and goals.

Advancing Women's Roles
ANWC raises public awareness of contributions made by women in journalism and related professions. An annual benefit supports college scholarships in the field.

Reasons to Join
Whether you're a current member or looking to become a member, here are a few of our club membership benefits:

  1. Emphasis on Women as Washington Opinion Leaders/Newsmakers
  2. Camraderie, Fellowship, Networking Opportunites
  3. "Shop Talk" Newsletter
  4. Monthly "E-Dispatch" E-mail Alerts
  5. Club Web Site: www.anwc.org
  6. Membership Directory
  7. Newsmaker Programs & Author Evenings
  8. Professional Development Workshops
  9. Monthly Networking Events & Affinity/Theme Group Events
  10. Parties & Happy Hours
  11. Embassy Visits
  12. Annual Benefit Gala -  ANWC's Excellence in Journalism Award
  13. Scholarship Program
  14. Unique Clubhouse / Welcoming Surroundings
  15. Member Rates for Programs and Club Rentals
  16. Civic Activities and Community Outreach