5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
1721 West Canal Street Milwaukee WI, 53233

MILWAUKEE, WI – The Milwaukee Press Club is pleased to announce the outstanding journalists who will be inducted into the club’s Media Hall of Fame on Friday, October 26, 2018.

“We are so pleased to honor this group of highly talented and thoughtful individuals,” said LaToya Dennis, press club president. “It’s not every day that you come across people so dedicated to excellence. This group of inductees has helped to set the bar and inspire us all.”

The 2018 inductees to the Media Hall of Fame are:

  • Elizabeth (Betsy) Brenner, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • John FennellMilwaukee Magazine
  • Mike Jacobs, TMJ4-TV
  • Marilyn KrauseMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Carole Meekins, TMJ4-TV
  • Stuart WilkMilwaukee SentinelDallas Morning News
  • Nathan Conyers, (deceased), Milwaukee Times
  • Russ Haase, (deceased), Wisconsin Election Service

The press club’s Hall of Fame event is open to the public. Please join this year’s honorees along with their relatives, friends and colleagues as the Milwaukee Press Club celebrates the newest members of the media Hall of Fame. The event will be held in the Woodland Dreams Ballroom at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, 1721 W. Canal Street in Milwaukee. There will be a reception at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m., with the induction ceremony immediately after dinner.  Registration is $65 per person; tables of eight are available for $500; corporate table sponsor $750 (includes a table of 8 and recognition at the event). Registration can be done by booking below.

For additional information about the Milwaukee Press Club and previous inductees to the Media Hall of Fame, click on “Honors” tab. Click here to sponsor the Hall of Fame dinner or contact Joette Richards at (262) 894-2224.

The Milwaukee Press Club, founded in 1885, is the oldest continuously operating press club in North America. Proceeds from Milwaukee Press Club programming benefit the MPC Endowment, Ltd., and its scholarship fund.

Booking information for attendees: 
Entrée Selections:
(Beef) Beef Short Rib, Cabernet Jus
(Chicken) Roasted Chicken Breast, Brandied Mushroom Cream Sauce
(Vegetarian) Portabella Roast Vegetable Stack and Butternut Squash Ravioli
Please contact us for any special dietary needs.

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