Founded in 1996, the Pennsylvania Press Club is a monthly luncheon series that features key lawmakers, newsmakers and other individuals. The luncheons include a speaker, moderator and question-and- answer period. Statewide coverage of the luncheons is provided to 3.3 million Pennsylvania households by PCN.
The Press Club has featured a wide range of speakers from Governors Tom Ridge, Mark Schweiker, Ed Rendell, Tom Corbett, and Tom Wolf to C-SPAN founder and president Brian Lamb, Philadelphia Phillies Chairman Bill Giles, and US Senators Pat Toomey, Bob Casey, Arlen Specter, and Rick Santorum.
The Press Club's Board of Directors is:
Christine Corrigan, Executive Director
President John Baer - Philadelphia Daily News
Vice President Teri Henning - PA Newsmedia Association Secretary/Treasurer Brian Lockman - PCN Roger Baumgarten - PA Public Relations Society
William Cologie - Cologie Consulting
Jeanette Krebs - The Bravo Group
Jan Murphy - Patriot-News/pennlive
Dan Tunnell - Broadband Cable Association of PA
Richard Wyckoff - PA Association of Broadcasters ______________________________________________________________________________________________
The luncheons are held at the Harrisburg Hilton, One South Second Street in downtown Harrisburg. They begin at noon, with the guest speaking at 12:30 p.m. The guest is given 15 minutes to speak and 15 minutes to answer questions from the audience. All luncheons are open to the public at a cost of $30.