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Monday, November 23, 2015 - 12:16pm

Norman Rockwell’s famous work, Norman Rockwell Visits a Country Editor, sold for $10.2 million during an auction last week at Christie’s. Proceeds from the sale will be split between painting’s former owner, the National Press Club, and the National Press Club Journalism Institute.

Monday, November 16, 2015 - 12:24pm

For OPC members with close ties to Paris, attacks that killed more than 120 people on Friday struck a personal chord. We have collected thoughts from two club members who have lived in Paris. 

OPC Board of Governors member Jacqueline Albert-Simon is U.S. Bureau Chief and Associate Editor of Politique Internationale and has spent three decades reporting and analyzing U.S. foreign policy for French and other European readers.

Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 2:57pm

The Overseas Press Club Foundation is among a number of organizations that have stepped up to help implement a core element of the Global Principles and Practices task force: hazardous environment training for freelance journalists.

Overseas Press Club of America
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 2:12pm

When I decided to leave The New York Times, I braced myself for a slew of questions and skepticism. “What?” “Leave The New York Times?” “Are you crazy?”

Photo: Erica Lansner
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 9:43am

Makini Brice won this year’s OPC Foundation’s Flora Lewis fellowship, which has been extended in the Reuters bureau in Dakar. She has also received a Reuters-National Association of Black Journalists fellowship which will continue her stay for up to an additional nine months.

Makini Brice reports from a suburb of Dakar.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 10:54pm

Author and freelance journalist Linda Hervieux drew a record-breaking crowd of more than 100 attendees at Club Quarters on Nov. for an OPC Book Night to launch Forgotten: The Untold Story of D-Day’s Black Heroes, at Home and at War. Hervieux told the standing room only crowd that when she started researching the men of the 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion – the only unit of African American combat soldiers to land on D-Day  – a central question emerged.“I wanted to know why I didn’t know this history,” she said.

Linda Hervieux, right, points to a barrage balloon as moderator Mark Whitaker lo
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 11:24am

The Kyiv Post, Ukraine's only English language newspaper, is hiring editors an reporters. Open positions include Business Editor, News Editor, and reporters. 

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 2:32pm

On Wednesday, Nov. 4, the OPC, with co-sponsorship from the New York Association of Black Journalists and the Foreign Press Association, hosted an evening with author Linda Hervieux on her book Forgotten: The Untold Story of D-Day's Black Heroes, at Home and at War.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 5:09pm

We invite you to submit entries for international coverage in Newspapers, News Services, Websites, Magazines, Radio, Television, Cartoons, Books and Photography. We will begin accepting applications online on November 30.

Friday, October 30, 2015 - 12:48pm

Press freedom and human rights organizations have condemned police raids against pro-opposition media outlets in Turkey.