More than 50 current and retired news reporters, journalists and producers, as well as public relations professional and authors, attended the Press Club of Southwest Florida “Media Mixer” Social on May 22 at Seasons 52.
NPC Board members Phil Beuth, retired president of Good Morning America; Bob Orr, retired reporter for CBS News; Rachel Pierce, morning anchor for NBC-2 News; and several others informally talked with working journalists—young and old—from television stations and newspapers. Rachel also provided a short presentation about the benefits of NPC membership.
Comments about the evening included: “Great event.” “Well done.” “It was great to meet and talk to journalists and producers who have held such incredible positions in the national press.” Let’s do this again.”
Based on the feedback from attendees, additional socials will be scheduled throughout the summer.