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Joe Solmonese, CEO of 2020 DNC, Headlines Newsmaker Luncheon

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11:45 am - 1:30 pm

Newsroom Pub
137 E. Wells St. Milwaukee WI, 53202


Joe Solmonese, chief executive officer of the 2020 Democratic National Convention committee in Milwaukee will be the featured speaker at a Newsmaker Luncheon, hosted jointly by the Milwaukee Press Club and on Wednesday, June 19.

Solmonese, a longtime political strategist, will oversee the day-to-day operation of the committee as it prepares for the convention, set for July 13-16, 2020. Previously, Solmonese served as chief executive of EMILY’s List, which backs woman candidates who support abortion rights; and was president of the Human Rights Campaign, which advocates for LGBTQ equality. He also was transition chair of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

Solmonese will take questions from a panel of journalists and from the audience at the luncheon, set for 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Newsroom Pub, 137 E. Wells St.

The panel of journalists:
Jason Fechner, Spectrum News 1
Victor Jacobo, CBS58/Telemundo Wisconsin
Maredithe Meyer, BizTimes Milwaukee
Mary Spicuzza, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Milwaukee Press Club’s Newsmaker Luncheon Series is sponsored by the Medical College of Wisconsin  and Spectrum News 1. partners with the press club for this luncheon as part of its ongoing event series in Milwaukee, sponsored by UW-Milwaukee, Wisconsin Academy of Global Education and Training, ELEVEN25 at Pabst, Milwaukee Police Association, The Firm Consulting, Medical College of Wisconsin and Spectrum.

Press club Newsmaker Luncheons are held to shed light on issues of the day. The cost to attend is $20 for MPC members, $25 for non-members and $15 for students. Lunch is included. Seating is limited.  Advanced registration and payment are required and may be done by booking below.  Checks may be mailed to the MPC at PO Box 176, North Prairie, WI  53153-0176. Cancellations will be accepted up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund.

Please contact Joette Richards at the Milwaukee Press Club at with any questions or call 262-894-2224.

Special thanks to the Safe House/Newsroom Pub, home of the Milwaukee Press Club, for hosting the Newsmaker Luncheon Series.  Think of the Newsroom Pub for your next private party!  MPC members can book a room at no charge. The Newsroom Pub has FREE wireless internet service compliments of the Safe House.


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  • Medical College of Wisconsin

  • Spectrum News 1


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