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Deadline Extended, PCLI Awards Date Changed

UPDATE: Due to recent events related to COVID-19, the PCLI Media Awards deadline has been extended to June 1 and the awards ceremony will now take place on October 7. Journalists can enter submissions under the following divisions of categories: Narrative, Video, Digital, Radio, Visual, Student Journalism, and Special Awards and Scholarships. Each division includes categories organized by topic. You […]

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Alert: PCLI Cancels 2020 SPJ Region 1 Conference

Because of concerns about travel and large gatherings during the coronavirus outbreak, the Press Club of Long Island is canceling the Society of Professional Journalists Northeast Regional Conference scheduled for March 20-21. Several colleges have instructed their faculty not to bring students to conferences for the time being. And some speakers and registrants have voiced concern about attending. […]

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PCLI hosts work-life balance panel

The three speakers and moderator of the Press Club of Long Island’s recent panel discussion — “A high-wire balancing act: Do journalism and family mix?” — all agreed: There really isn’t such a thing as balance between work and family. One or the other dominate your life at any given time. The Press Club of […]

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Congratulations, Carol Silva, upon your retirement from News 12

All of us at the Press Club of Long Island wish to congratulate Carol Silva — a 2019 inductee into the PCLI Hall of Fame — upon your retirement from News 12 on Dec. 20. You are an icon of Long Island journalism and an inspiration to the generations of journalists who will follow you!! […]

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Press Club has a blast at the Holiday Party

The Press Club of Long Island hosted its annual Holiday Party on Dec. 5 at Watermill Caterers in Smithtown, and what a night it was — full of food, friendship and holiday cheer. Roughly 60 turned out for the annual event, including a contingent from the Freeport Fire Department, who came  — as they do […]

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