Newswomen's Club of New York

The Newswomen's Club of New York is a nonprofit organization that focuses on women working in the media in the New York City metropolitan area.[1] Founded in 1922 as the New York Newspaper Woman's Club,[2] it included Eleanor Roosevelt, Helen Rogers Reid and Anne O'Hare McCormick among its membership; it changed its name in 1971[2] to include members working in magazines and broadcast media.[3] The organization presents its Front Page Award annually to honor the most prominent achievements by women in journalism.[4]


  1. ^ Merrick, Beverly G. (2000). "Newswomen's Club of New York, 1922–Present". In Burt, Elizabeth V. (ed.). Women's Press Organizations, 1881-1999. Greenwood Publishing Group. pp. 171–178. ISBN 978-0-313-30661-7.
  2. ^ a b "History". The Newswomen’s Club of New York. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  3. ^ Maurine Hoffman Beasley; Holly Cowan Shulman; Henry R. Beasley (2000). The Eleanor Roosevelt Encyclopedia. Greenwood Publishing. pp. 379–380. ISBN 978-0313301810.
  4. ^ Bill Hutchinson (October 9, 2013). "Five Newsers win journalism honors from the Newswomen's Club of New York". New York Daily News. Retrieved 2015-08-04.

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