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Journalist of the Year

National Press Club-North-West University Journalist of the Year 2013 competition now open!

The awards aim to encourage excellent journalism and communication and reward excellence.

Entries must reach the National Press Club by 2 May 2014.

More information and entry form

Join us at emBARgo

Join us every Friday for happy hour at the press club bar emBARgo from 17:00 to 19:00. The bar is in the cellar of the Orange Restaurant in the Court Classique Hotel, corner of Beckett and Francis Baard (previously Schoeman) Streets, Arcadia. The emBARgo is also a great spot for freelance journalists and photographers needing a place to work in between stories. Free WIFI.

Networking function

The next networking forum will be held on 24 April 2014, hosted by Absa.

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Read the April 2014 issue of Indaba, our monthly newsletter. Previous issues are also available

Welcome new members

Barileng Cichabe - Armscor
Rorisang Kgosana - Capital Media
Godfrey Matsobe - Legal Aid South Africa
Kevin McDonald - F Stop Photography
Harry van den Berg - Freelance journalist

Media briefing with Pali Lehohla, the Statistician General and Head of Statistics South Africa.

Media briefing with Jimmy Manyi, head of Communication and Information Services.

Media briefing with the Public Protector, Adv Thuli Madonsela.

Media briefing with Wanda Mkutshulwa, and David Mabunda of SANParks.

Libya's ambassador to SA, Dr Abdallah Alzubedi with Yusuf Abramjee.

The media in action during a media briefing at the Sheraton Pretoria Hotel.
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