Upcoming Events

2020 Deadline Club Awards Ceremony

List of award finalists The count down begins to find out who receives the Deadline Club’s coveted Rube in its annual awards contest, selected from 689 entries in 36 categories. The Rube statuette, created by Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist and sculptor Rube Goldberg as his interpretation of a “dead line.” Winners this year will be revealed and saluted in a virtual ceremony Monday, Sept. 14, beginning at 7 p.m. and streamed via Facebook page and YouTube channel. Rube winners are normally announced at a gala event held each May at the Harvard Club of New York City. The tradition was sidelined this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Deadline Club promises an equally exciting virtual program Sept. 14, with a ...
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When Cartoon Worlds Collide

A Twistedly Absurd Mashup of Politics and Comics Tuesday, August 25, 7 p.m. EST
Free Admission
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Join the Deadline Club for an evening of absurdity with nationally-syndicated cartoonists Leigh Rubin, creator of the comic strip “Rubes,” and Wisconsin State Journal editorial cartoonist Phil Hands. This odd couple will riff off each other’s cartoons, and show how the twisted minds of two different cartoonists work. If you’ve ever wanted to learn from a professional smart-aleck or full-time doodler, now’s your chance! ...
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FOI in the Age of Coronavirus and Beyond

Join us for Tuesday May 12th at 7 pm Here’s the link for RSVPs: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/741109726466512398?source=Deadline+Club What impact is the Coronavirus pandemic having on freedom of information requests? What are the potential long-term impacts of the outbreak on FOI and transparency? Join the Deadline Club for an informative and enlightening conversation on FOI in the midst of the pandemic, and advice for navigating public records requests going forward. The session will include how-to guidance, front-line tales and a call to media arms to keep public records public. WHO:
  • Jeremy Kutner, Deputy General Counsel at ProPublica
  • Micah Morrison, Chief Investigative Reporter at Judicial Watch
  • Danielle McLean, Staff Reporter at the Chronicle of Higher Education
Jeremy Kutner is general counsel at ProPublica, where ...
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An Update about the Deadline Club Annual Awards Dinner

Colleagues and friends, Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation and social distancing policies, the Deadline Club Annual Awards Dinner, customarily held in May, has been postponed until Monday, September 14, 2020, at the Harvard Club of New York City. Deadline Club award finalists will be announced this summer, with winners to be revealed and celebrated during the annual dinner. We look forward to recognizing tremendous and inspiring journalism—as well as a hopeful return to normalcy—with you over dinner in September. Wishing the best to you during this trying time. Sincerely, The Deadline Club Board of Directors ...
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Podcasting 101


Learn podcasting from the pros. The Deadline Club is teaming up with the New Jersey Pro chapter to host a podcasting workshop on Saturday, March 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Retro Report, 633 Third Avenue.
  Participants in this day-long workshop will emerge knowing how to record and edit audio, how to write a script, and how to promote and distribute a podcast. We’ll also cover what equipment to buy based on your budget. The cost is $75. Seating is limited to 30. For details, click here ...
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Deadline Club | NAHJ NYC | NYABJ Free Affinity Mixer Next Wednesday, February 26

Come network with fellow journalists at our free Affinity Mixer co-hosted by SPJ’s NYC Deadline Club, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists NYC, and the New York Association of Black Journalists next Wednesday, February 26, 6-9 p.m. at Yotel’s modern-chic Green Fig bar/restaurant. Light snacks and cash bar. Location: 570 Tenth Avenue & 42nd Street (SE corner, 4th floor)––just 3½ blocks from Times Square. Please RSVP below ASAP, as space may fill up quickly. AT A GLANCE:
What:   SPJ/Deadline Club | NAHJ NYC | NYABJ Affinity Mixer
When:   Wednesday, Feb. 26, 6-9 p.m.
Where:  Green Fig Bar/Restaurant at Yotel, 570 Tenth Avenue & 42nd Street (SE corner, 4th floor)—3½ blocks from Times Square.
RSVP:   https://conta.cc/39qkeuN ...
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FIVE LEGENDARY JOURNALISTS INDUCTED INTO DEADLINE CLUB HALL OF FAME

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Five journalists whose work has made a significant contribution to American journalism were inducted into the Deadline Club Hall of Fame during a luncheon Nov. 21 at Sardi’s Restaurant in Manhattan. The 2019 Deadline Club Hall of Fame honorees are:
  • Peggy Noonan, an opinion columnist for The Wall Street Journal, where her column, “Declarations,” has been published since 2000. A political analyst for NBC News, she is the author of nine books on American politics, history and culture, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 2017.
  • Tom Brokaw, best known as the anchor and managing editor of “NBC Nightly News” for 22 years. He is the only journalist to have hosted all ...
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Hall of Fame Luncheon 2019

Mark Thursday, Nov. 21, on your calendar for the Deadline Club Hall of Fame luncheon at Sardi’s, honoring the best in the business. The club, which is the New York City chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, established this signature event in 1975 as part of its golden anniversary celebration. From the beginning, the Hall of Fame was conceived as a lifetime achievement award recognizing reporters, writers, correspondents, editors, publishers and media executives whose work had made a significant contribution to American journalism. Numbered among the original class of honorees were Walter Cronkite, Sylvia Porter, James Reston and Lowell Thomas. More recently, honorees have included Pete Hamill, William Safire, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Mike Wallace, Barbara Walters and Gloria Steinem ...
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PAST PANELS AND WORKSHOPS

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Panel Discusses Best Practices for Covering Suicide

Deadline Club President Claire Regan and Vice President George Bodarky led a panel discussion about “Reporting On Suicide: How to ...
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Deadline Club FOI Panel April 16, 2019

Panelists Offer Tips to Keep the Information Flowing Alyssa Katz, deputy editor with THE CITY, the independent, nonprofit news outlet, ...
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Deadline Club of the Society of Professional Journalists Invites You to a Special Painted News Talk and Reception

Portraits of Immigrants: Unknown Faces, Untold Stories-Telling stories in a new way, Former Deadline Club President Betsy Ashton combines fine art painting ...
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Getting Critical: Arts Reporting in the Digital Age

Standing Room Only for The Deadline Club’s “Getting Critical: Arts Reporting in the Digital Age” Panel Discussion at The Salmagundi ...
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PAST SOCIAL EVENTS

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Holiday Media Mixer & Board Elections

     Kick off the season with us at our Holiday Media Mixer on Tuesday, December 3, 6:30-9:30 p.m., at legendary ...
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Deadline Club & Newswomen’s Club Co-host Fall Media Mixer Thursday, October 24

A free Fall Media Networking Mixer co-hosted by the Deadline Club and the Newswomen’s Club of New York was held ...
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August 8th Rooftop Media Mixer

Deadline Club members and guests, including our journalist friends from the NewsGuild of New York, gathered in Manhattan at the ...
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Judge’s Appreciation Mixer June 4 at Sardi’s

Please join us at our media mixer celebrating the great success of this year’s Deadline Club Awards Contest. We’ll toast ...
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