Archive for September, 2015

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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