About Us

The Press Club of Southwest Florida is an association of active and retired journalists and other media professionals that encourages excellence in journalism and journalism education, networking, engagement with newsmakers, and community service.

The mission of the Press Club of Southwest Florida is to advocate for quality journalism in all its forms–print, broadcast and digital. We actively defend both the First Amendment and the public’s right to know. Our further goal is to support journalists of the future through scholarships and mentoring.

To contact the Press Club send an email to info@pressclubswfl.org

Officers

Title Name
President Julie Pedretti
Vice President Administration Bob Orr
Vice President Programs David Silverberg
Secretary Sandra Dee
Treasurer Iris Shur

Governors-at-Large

Joel Banow
Phil Beuth
Frank Cipolla
Marqueeta Curtis-Haynes
Pam Fulz
Jill Jaffe
George Lehner
Jeff Margolis
Tom Marquardt
Gregg Ramshaw
Rhona Saunders – Governor for Life

Committees and Responsibilities 

* Member of Board of Governors

Committee Names
SCOOP Editor TBD
Membership Co-chair Karla Wheeler*
Membership Co-chair Rachel Pierce*
Scholarship Committee Connie Kindsvater*
Director of Communications Mark Young*
Sunshine Correspondent Joan Curley
Webmaster Birgit Pauli-Haack

 

Mailing Address

Press Club of Southwest Florida
c/o Treasurer Iris Shur
1022 Spanish Moss Trail
Naples, FL 34108

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