History

Idaho Press Club has a rich history that should be preserved By Allen Derr A dusty, scrolled wooden board, found under a reporter’s desk, bears the still-clear signatures of Dwight D. Eisenhower, Richard Nixon, Nelson Rockefeller, William Shirer and others. It’s the Idaho Press Club’s Roll of Distinguished Visitors, and it’s time that it, like many other bits of this club’s distinguished history, be pulled together and preserved in a place where they are accessible to all. It might come as a surprise to the original founder so the … [Read more...]

About the Idaho Press Club

The Idaho Press Club is a statewide association of working journalists, from all media; we also count among our members journalism students and teachers, public relations professionals and retired journalists. Our mission is to promote excellence in journalism, freedom of expression and freedom of information. We sponsor an annual journalism contest to recognize the best work in Idaho, along with a gala awards banquet each spring; we sponsor a professional development conference for our members each fall; we advocate for open meetings, open … [Read more...]