Press vs. Politicians Spelling Bee

September 27, 2018 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
National Press Club
529 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20045
$15 - 25

The National Press Club invites you to join us next Thursday, September 27 for the 2018 Press vs. Politicians Spelling Bee.  Former National Press Club President Thomas Burr will serve as the host, while Dr. Jacques Bailly, the Scripps National Spelling Bee’s official pronouncer, will officiate.  Doors open at 6 p.m. and the Bee will start at7 p.m.

To get tickets go to the National Press Club Spelling Bee page here.

Representing the Politicians are:

  • Rep. Ted Deutch (D-Fla.)
  • Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.)
  • Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.)
  • Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.)
  • Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.)

And for the Press:

  • Alexandra Petri (The Washington Post)
  • Alison Fitzgerald Kodjak (NPR)
  • John M. Donnelly (CQ Roll Call)
  • Todd Gillman (The Dallas Morning News)
  • Tamar Hallerman (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

This event is a fundraiser for the National Press Club Journalism Institute. Tickets are $15 for National Press Club members and $25 for non-members.  We also will have a raffle, cash bar and complimentary snacks.  Hope to see you!


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