Who is The PRESS CLUB of CLEVELAND?

For 132 years, The Press Club of Cleveland has provided a place for journalists, public relations, corporate communications, marketing and advertising professionals to gather and exchange ideas.


The Press Club of Cleveland continues to promote excellence in journalism, educate future journalists and maintain the rich history of journalism in Cleveland. Provocative and informative programming is scheduled throughout the year with discounts offered to Press Club members. The Press Club of Cleveland sponsors the Excellence in Journalism competition and the Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame induction ceremonies each year.

The Press Club would like to thank our Corporate Partners, whose sponsorship helps to make our club viable and our programming possible:




FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, serving customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Maryland and New York. Its generation subsidiaries currently control nearly 18,000 megawatts of capacity from a diversified mix of scrubbed coal, non-emitting nuclear, natural gas, pumped-storage hydro and other renewables. FirstEnergy is headquartered in Akron Ohio.


What's New?

Update: Press Club of Cleveland All Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards
Due to the threat of COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 42nd Press Club of Cleveland Excellence in Journalism awards dinner, scheduled for Friday, Aug. 7. The All Ohio Excellence in Journalism Contest will still go on for 2020.
August 07, 2020 [more]

Video Available: "A Conversation with Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson"
Video is available from the June 16th interview with Mayor Frank Jackson via Zoom.
June 23, 2020 [more]

Get Your "Hot Off the Presses" T-Shirt
Show your support for journalism by purchasing a new Press Club of Cleveland T-Shirt emblazoned with the words “Friend of the People.” 
December 11, 2019 [more]

Why Join?

The Press Club brings together Cleveland and NE Ohio’s news breakers and news makers offering programs and events to help you:
  • Expand your professional network
  • Invest in and shape your career
  • Keep up with emerging trends and industry news
  • Develop lasting friendships
All of this at one of the most affordable annual membership rates of any professional organization around!

Click here to Join now!
Or call the Press Club of Cleveland office: 
440/899-1222.