Make reservations now for the 2016 Golden Quill Awards

Reserve a spot now for the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania’s 52nd annual Golden Quill Awards presentation, Thursday, May 12, 2016, at the Sheraton Station Square Hotel, 300 W. Station Square Drive, Pittsburgh.

Winners of the Golden Quills competition, recognizing professional excellence in written, photographic, illustration, broadcast and online journalism in Western Pennsylvania, will be announced at the event. See the list of finalists here.

Also that evening, the Press Club will honor Harold Hayes of KDKA-TV with the President’s Award. The Daily News of McKeesport and The Valley Independent will receive this year’s Service to Journalism Award.

Jesse Irwin, a rising senior at the University of Pittsburgh, will receive the 2016 Bob Fryer Memorial Scholarship. Kimberly Baston, a junior at Waynesburg University, is the recipient of The Press Club Scholarship.

The Golden Quill Awards evening will start at 6 p.m., with a cash bar and reception. Dinner and the awards ceremony will follow at 7 p.m.

The premier sponsor of the event is Range Resources. Lead sponsors are Frank, Gale, Bails, Murcko & Pocrass, P.C.; Point Park University School of Communication; PR Newswire; and Trib Total Media.

Tickets are $55 each, $550 for a table of 10. You can download the invitation here. Payment can be made via check or online on the payment page. For information about reservations for the dinner, contact Ann Hohn at 412-471-9474 or


Golden Quill sponsorship and advertising opportunities available

The 2016 Golden Quill Awards dinner on Thursday, May 12, at the Sheraton Station Square will mark the 52nd Golden Quills, which recognize journalistic excellence in Western Pennsylvania.

​Sponsorship and program advertising opportunities are available. See information here.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Karen Carlin at or Ginny Frizzi at

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