Baton Rouge Press Club

Created in 1969, the Press Club of Baton Rouge promotes the news profession and provides opportunities for members of the press to communicate with each other, their sources and the general public.

Gov. Edwards will speak at Press Club on March 2

Gov. John Bel Edwards will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, March 2. He will discuss the upcoming legislative agenda. Press Club meets on Mondays in the East and West Baton Rouge Room at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St. Parking […]

General Information

The Press Club meets at noon on Mondays at the Belle of Baton Rouge in the East and West Baton Rouge Room. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m., the speaker goes on at 12:15 p.m. Lunch is $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers. The meeting adjourns at 1 p.m.

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Upcoming speakers include Joey Strickland, secretary of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs, on March 16; Ted James and Nicole Jolly, Louisiana Urban League, on the U.S. Census on March 30; Chip Kline, executive assistant to the governor for coastal activities, on April 13; and Tom Galligan, interim LSU president, on April 27. The Press Club will not meet on March 9 because of the opening of the Legislative Session.

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