Welcome to the
Milwaukee Press Club

The purpose of the Club is the welfare and advancement of the journalistic profession and related vocational activities and to support of the public’s right to know.


Signatures on display

in the Newsroom Pub


Investments maintained

from the MPC Endowment

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MPC Awards for Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism Contest

Contest currently closed. MPC contest will open in mid-December 2023.

We look forward to this opportunity to recognize Wisconsin’s journalistic excellence!


Join the Club!

We have a proud history of promoting journalism excellence through a variety of programs, activities, discussions and idea exchange.

Our proceeds support the Milwaukee Press Club Endowment which provides scholarships to high school students pursuing journalism careers and grants to Wisconsin university journalism schools.

Membership Benefits Include:

  • Network with news sources as well as print, broadcast and digital media professionals
  • Discounts on tickets for Newsmaker Luncheon and Behind the Headlines events
  • Reciprocal privileges at press clubs throughout the world
  • Corporate membership includes vouchers to attend five Newsmaker Lunches or Behind the Headline events throughout the year and your company logo on each page of the Milwaukee Press Club’s website
  • And more…

The endowment carries out its mission by providing scholarships to students, funding journalism-related education programs and supporting activities of the Milwaukee Press Club.

MPC Endowment

Contribute to Journalism Excellence

If you enjoy our programs and are interested in supporting the press club’s programming and events, please consider donating to the club’s Endowment.

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Latest From the Newsroom

Nov 15, 2023
MPC Endowment awards grants to the Wisconsin Journalism Education Association

MILWAUKEE — To promote journalism excellence among high school students, the MPC Endowment has approved $2,500 in grants to the Wisconsin Journalism Education Association. The…

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Jun 30, 2023
Honor Local Journalists: Milwaukee Press Club Seeking Corporate Sponsors and Congratulatory Ads for 2023 Media Hall of Fame

As part of our effort to ensure that Wisconsin continues to benefit from a vibrant journalistic profession, the Milwaukee Press Club annually recognizes the service…

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Mar 10, 2023
Finalists for the 93rd Annual Milwaukee Press Club Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism Contest Announced

2023 Gridiron Awards event also to honor: The Milwaukee Press Club today announced finalists in the 93rd Annual MPC Awards for Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism…

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