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Plan your inauguration coverage
With the deadline approaching to apply to be at the Capitol when President-elect Donald J. Trump is sworn in, leaders of two of the U.S. Senate press galleries overseeing credentials will be at the National Press Club this month to discuss logistics and answer questions.
The Dec. 13 program starts at 9:30 a.m. and will be held in the Murrow Room. The program is $5 for National Press Club members and $10 for other journalists.
Panelists will be Laura Lytle, Director of the gallery serving daily press, and Justin Wilson, Director of the periodicals gallery.
***UPDATE: Newly added speaker***: Alex Stroman, Deputy Director of Communications for the 2017 Presidential Inaugural Committee, will be joining the directors of the Senate daily press and periodical press galleries to discuss credentialing.
Here’s where to get information about Senate Press credentials for your news outlet to cover the Inaugural Ceremony. Note that the deadline to apply is Dec. 15.
- Periodicals: http://www.periodicalpress.senate.gov/inauguration-2017/
- Photograhpy: http://www.pressphotographers.senate.gov/?page_id=365
- Daily Press: http://www.dailypress.senate.gov/?page_id=12509
- Radio/TV: http://www.radiotv.senate.gov/special-events/58th-presidential-inauguration/
The Presidential Inaugural Committee, which credentials media covering the parade route, inaugural balls and other events, is accepting requests through Dec. 26 here:
Also, another program will be held in early January on both logistics of coverage and tips from veterans who have covered inaugurals about how to get the best stories.
This program is presented by the National Press Club Journalism Institute and the club’s professional development committee.
National Press Club
529 14th Street NW (14th & F Streets)
13th Floor – Murrow Room
Washington, DC 20045
Tuesday, December 13th
9.30am - 11am
$5 for NPC members; $10 for general public
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National Press Club Journalism Institute
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