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 3.2 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 – Patriot-News/PennLive
VP Dennis Owens – ABC27
Secretary/Treasurer Carter Wyckoff -PA Association of Broadcasters
Roger Baumgarten – Roger That Photography
Brad Bumsted – The Caucus
Bill Cologie – Transit News
Joyce Davis – Patriot-News
Todd Eachus – Broadband Communications of PA
Jeanette Krebs – Krebs Communications and Public Engagement
Wallace McKelvey – PLCA President
Francine Schertzer – PCN
Brad Simpson – PA NewsMedia Association
Russ Walker – PA Post
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.
Phone: (717) 939-1400
Fax: (717) 939-7900
Mailing address: P.O. Box 175, Harrisburg, PA 17108-0175