PCLI named National Chapter of Year finalist

The Press Club of Long Island (PCLI) has been named as a finalist for Large SPJ National Chapter of the Year at the annual Excellence in Journalist conference in Orlando. PCLI finished behind the San Diego Pro Chapter for the top honor. This marks the second straight year that PCLI has finished as the runner-up […]

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PCLI Prez tapped as Google News trainer

PCLI President Chris Vaccaro was selected as a Google News trainer as part of a collaboration with Google, The Poynter Institute and the Society of Professional Journalists. Vaccaro and other journalists spent two days at Poynter in St. Petersburg, Fla. learning Google tools that they will eventually will teach in newsrooms and at conferences. “The […]

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PCLI VP Bleyer honored by Hofstra University

Longtime Press Club of Long Island (PCLI) member Bill Bleyer has been named a 2015 recipient of Hofstra University’s George M. Estabrook Distinquished Service Award. The honor is awarded for service to Hofstra or outstanding career achievement. Bleyer, of Bayville, N.Y., graduated from Hofstra in 1974. A former reporter at Newsday, he is currently PCLI’s […]

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Students attend Robert W. Greene Summer Journalism Institute

Students recently took part in the Robert W. Greene Summer Journalism Institute at Stony Brook University. The Press Club of Long Island donates to this institute annually. The Robert W. Greene Summer Institute for High School Journalists is a weeklong, residential journalism boot camp at Stony Brook University that trains students in the basics of […]

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PCLI named SPJ Region 1 Chapter of the Year

The Press Club of Long Island was named SPJ Region 1 Chapter of the Year this week, according to SPJ Region 1 director Rebecca Baker. PCLI has worked hard this year to give its members an array of programs and chapter outreach to stand out amongst its peers in the northeast. The press club is now […]

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