Press Club welcomes Jeff Bessen to our board

The Press Club of Long Island welcomes Jeffrey Bessen to our Board of Directors. Bessen has been with Herald Community Newspapers since 2010 as editor of the Nassau Herald, which covers the Five Towns. He was promoted to senior editor in 2017. “I’ve known Jeff for a decade, and he is a journalist who is […]

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PCLI wins SPJ Large Professional Chapter of the Year

The Press Club of Long Island, a chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, has won SPJ’s top honor — Large Professional Chapter of the Year — “in recognition of outstanding programs and activities that enhance professionalism, thereby contributing service to the society and the profession.” It is the second time in the last four […]

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Press Club, Freeport dedicate maker for WGBB

                                                              All photos by Diana DeRosa/PCLI PCLI board member David North unveiled a PCLI-funded marker for WGBB. Working with the Village of Freeport and the Freeport Historical […]

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Hofstra hosts High School Summer Journalism Institute

                                                                                    Photo by Scott Brinton/Hofstra and PCLI Among the participants in the Hofstra University […]

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Student journalist: Greene Team exceeds expectations

By Yaw Bonsu Baldwin Senior High School As a sportswriter, I went into the Robert W. Greene Institute for High School Journalists in July looking to improve my digital journalism skills. But over my five days at Stony Brook University, I learned that there is more to journalism than just writing a sports blog. My […]

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