OPC Annual Awards Dinner to Honor Foreign Correspondents Under Threat

OPC Annual Awards Dinner to Honor Foreign Correspondents Under Threat

Our lineup for the OPC Annual Awards Dinner – left to right: Dean Baquet, David Rohde and Deborah Amos. Photos: Todd Heisler, The New York Times and Shannon Taggart.

Junger Offers Wisdom and Urges Caution at OPC Foundation Scholar Awards Luncheon

Junger Offers Wisdom and Urges Caution at OPC Foundation Scholar Awards Luncheon

Eleven of this year’s 15 scholars have fellowships around the globe with The Associated Press, Reuters, The Wall Street Journal, and the GroundTruth Project. | Photo: Michael Dames

Activists Call for More Media Coverage of Women's Voices in Fight Against Extremism

Activists Call for More Media Coverage of Women's Voices in Fight Against Extremism

Left to right: Rukmini Callimachi, Gini Reticker, Rana Allam, Sanam Anderlini and Mossarat Qadeem during a panel on women and the fight against extremism. Photos: Chad Bouchard

2015 OPC Foundation Scholarship Winners

2015 OPC Foundation Scholarship Winners

RISC founder Sebastian Junger spoke to 2015 OPC Foundation Scholarship winners about the physical and mental dangers of conflict reporting. Photo: Michael Dames

'60 Minutes' Correspondent Bob Simon Dies in Car Crash

'60 Minutes' Correspondent Bob Simon Dies in Car Crash

CBS News correspondent Bob Simon died Feb. 11 in a car accident in New York City. He was 73. This photo was taken at the OPC's 2014 Awards Dinner as he accepted the President's Award.

Paul Moakley Tackles Unique Challenges to Cover Ebola for Time Magazine

Paul Moakley Tackles Unique Challenges to Cover Ebola for Time Magazine

OPC Board Governor Paul Moakley and former OPC President Alexis Gelber speak to attendees during a forum on Covering Ebola at the New York University Center for Global Affairs on Feb. 3.

NBC Not-ly News; And That’s the Way It Isn’t…

NBC Not-ly News; And That’s the Way It Isn’t…

Read pointed commentary from Mort Rosenblum on fabrications from Brian Williams, shown in this 2011 photo with Speaker of the House John Boehner. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Covering Ebola

Covering Ebola

Health workers in protective clothing await patients at the Redemption Hospital in Monrovia on Feb. 2. On Feb. 3, the OPC held a forum on covering the epidemic. Photo: John Moore/Getty Images

Al Jazeera Journalist Peter Greste Released

Al Jazeera Journalist Peter Greste Released

Relatives of Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste pose for a photo in Brisbane, Australia after learning that Greste was released after 400 days in an Egyptian prison. Photo: Glenn Hunt/Getty Images

Martin Smith Traces Roots of Terror in 'The Rise of ISIS'

Martin Smith Traces Roots of Terror in 'The Rise of ISIS'

OPC Board of Governors member Martin Smith spoke to attendees after a special screening of the documentary "The Rise of ISIS."

OPC Deplores Attack on Charlie Hebdo Journalists in Paris

Overseas Press Club of America

NEW YORK, New York – January 7, 2015 – The Overseas Press Club of America condemned the attack this morning that killed at least 12 journalists at the satirical Charlie Hebdo publication in Paris. Read more...

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OPC Holiday Party

Happy New Year! Come join us this week for the OPC Holiday Party on Wednesday, January 7 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Club Quarters at 40 West 45th Street. The event will be held in the dining room. Read more...

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Meet the OPC Members: a Q&A With Chriss Swaney

Chriss Swaney has more than 20 years of experience as a reporter and editor for national and international publications, including Reuters, UPI, The New York Times and Gannett. She spent 13 years as at Carnegie Mellon University as its media relations and public relations director for the College of Engineering. Read more...

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OPC Wishes George Bookman a Happy 100th

George Bookman, who joined the OPC in 1958 as a financial reporter for Time magazine, turned 100 today, Monday, Dec. 22. He celebrated the landmark during the preceding weekend with family and friends in Seattle, where he moved last year to be close to his son. The OPC was among those who sent best wishes. Read more...

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Video: Breakfast Panel With Control Risks on Story Lines for 2015

Overseas Press Club of America

The OPC and global risk consultancy Controls Risks hosted a breakfast panel this week to provide an expert view on geopolitical challenges that may emerge in 2015. We have posted a video of the entire panel on our Youtube channel, along with a couple of short clips that may be of particular interest. Read more...

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