Sponsored by PCLI, two Parkland students attending Stony Brook journalism institute

The Stony Brook University School of Journalism has selected two outstanding high school journalists from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., to join its 2018 Robert W. Greene Institute for High School Journalists. Taylor Yon, 16, and Zoe Gordon, 15, rising juniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, will join 24 other student […]

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Press Club to host poetry reading/fundraiser to protect journalists Aug. 23

“I celebrate myself, and sing myself, and you shall do likewise.”  – Walt Whitman, Poet, Journalist The Press Club of Long Island will celebrate the amazing life of PCLI Hall of Fame Honoree Walt Whitman with a poetry reading at the little farmhouse in Suffolk County that was his birthplace. Participants in this first-ever event […]

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Reflecting on the Capital Gazette Mass Shooting

All of us at the Press Club of Long Island are deeply saddened by the senseless murder of four journalists and a sales assistant at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Md., on June 28. Gerald Fischman, 61, Rob Hiaasen, 59, John McNamara, 56, Rebecca Smith, 34, and Wendi Winters, 65, were simply doing their jobs in producing a first-rate community-based […]

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Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Brian Donovan dies at 77

  All of us at the Press Club of Long Island were saddened to learn of the passing of Newsday investigative reporter Brian Donovan after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He will be deeply missed by the Long Island journalism community. Donovan, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, was a towering figure of Long Island […]

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Volunteer editors/writing coaches sought for SUNY Stony Brook summer program

The Robert W. Greene Summer Institute for High School Journalists, in its 10th year, is seeking professional journalists to serve as coaches for writing, editing video and photos and broadcast production during our program at Stony Brook University from July 16-20, 2018. Our program serves high school students primarily from Long Island and New York […]

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