Mark your calendars for the 2019 Golden Quill Awards dinner

The judging results are in, and finalists have been named in The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania’s 55th Golden Quill Awards, recognizing professional excellence in written, photographic, illustration, broadcast and online journalism in Western Pennsylvania and nearby counties in Ohio and West Virginia.

See finalists of this year's competition here.

Winners will be announced at the Golden Quill Awards dinner on Wednesday, May 29, at the Rivers Casino Event Center on Pittsburgh's North Shore.

See the invitation here.

Also that evening, the Press Club will honor Pittsburgh Post-Gazette executive editor emeritus David M. Shribman with the President’s Award and retired WTAE-TV broadcaster Sally Wiggin with the Service to Journalism Award.

Matt Churella of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown will receive the 2019 Bob Fryer Memorial Scholarship. Gabriella DiPietro of Duquesne University is the recipient of the 2019 Press Club Scholarship.

Doors at Rivers Casino’s Event Center open at 6 p.m. with a cash bar. Dinner and the awards ceremony will begin at 7 p.m.

The premier sponsor of the event is Point Park University. Lead sponsors are Trib Total Media and Cision.

Tickets are $50 for Press Club members, $50 for students, $55 for nonmembers, and $500 for a table of 10. Invitations will be available soon.

PLEASE NOTE: No one under 21 is allowed to enter the main area of the casino. Please contact Karen Carlin at AS SOON AS POSSIBLE for information about underage guests. All attendees should bring IDs.

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