Front Page Awards Winners
Occupy Wall Street, the Syrian conflict, and a look inside the case of a child services worker charged with negligent homicide in the death of a 4-year-old are among the subjects tackled in the words and pictures that captured this year’s Front Page Awards presented by the Newswomen’s Club of New York.
Click here to view a list of the 2012 winners.
Click herefor the Front Page Awards press release.
Newswomen’s Club Presented Inaugural
Marie Colvin Front Page Award
for Foreign Correspondence
At November Gala
2013-14 McCormick Scholarship Application Deadline: May 22
Apply now for the Newswomen’s Club 2013-2014 McCormick Scholarship. Deadline is May 22, 11:59 p.m. Click here for the application.
2012-2013 McCormick Scholarship Winners Chosen
Congratulations to our 2012-2013 McCormick Scholarship winners Valerie Hopkins, Donna M. Owens and Sonia Paul. Each won a $5,000 scholarship to finance her studies at Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Newswomen’s Club to Hold Photo Auction May 15
More than 60 images by leading New York City photographers, including Pulitzer-prize winner Catherine Spangler of the New York Times, will be auctioned on Wednesday, May 15 at the Newswomen’s Club of New York spring photo auction and reception. The event will be held at the Ukrainian Institute of America, 2 East 79th Street, Manhattan. from 6 to 9 pm. Space is limited and reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis. Click here for full details.
Newswomen’s Club Marks 90th Anniversary
The Newswomen’s Club of New York began its 90th year on March 8. On that date in 1922, some of the most famous newswomen in the world met to form a club. They appointed a board, and Emma Bugbee, who was named secretary, took these minutes:
“The first meeting of newspaperwomen was held at the Hotel Vanderbilt on Wednesday evening, March 8. 24 were present. It was noted to organize as The New York Newspaperwomen’s Club.”
“Miss Martha Coman was appointed temporary president, Miss Theodora Beau, treasurer, and Miss Emma Bugbee, secretary. The president was authorized to appoint a committee of five to attend to the details of organization.”
“It was agreed that membership should be limited to women who make newspaper work their profession. Active members to be those regularly employed, on salary or guarantee, on the editorial staff of the New York newspapers. Twenty-five dollars was named as the amount of the annual dues.”
Emma Bugbee, Temporary Secretary