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2019 Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Alumni Dinner

May 9, 2019

National Press Club

529 14th Street Northwest, Washington D.C., DC 20045, USA


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Join TFAS as we celebrate the best in American journalism at the 2019 Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Alumni Dinner on Thursday, May 9, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The dinner will honor the life of the late journalist Robert Novak and recognize current and past Novak Fellows who are continuing Novak’s legacy through award-winning and groundbreaking reporting.

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2018 Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship recipients, from left: Joel Pollak, Kari Lynn Travis, Kenneth R. Rosen, Curt Mills, Leah Libresco Sargeant, Christine Emba and Tim Alberta. The 2018  Fellows will present updates on their projects during our alumni dinner on May 9 in Washington, D.C.

DETAILS

May 9, 2019
Reception – 6 p.m.
Dinner – 7 p.m.

National Press Club
529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20045
13th Floor

Dress is Business Attire

Fred Barnes, TFAS trustee and senior columnist at the Washington Examiner, will present Tim Carney, Novak ’03, with the Kenneth Y. Tomlinson Award for Excellence in Journalism. Carney is the commentary editor at the Washington Examiner and author of the best-selling new book, “Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse.” His 2003 Novak Fellowship project, “Regulatory Robber Barons,” allowed him to write his first book, “The Big Ripoff: How Big Business and Big Government Steal Your Money” and launched Carney’s career as a respected journalists and commentator on economic competition, cronyism and American civil institutions. 

Three people stand together
Robert Novak, the inspiration for the Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship, meets with TFAS journalism students following a book signing and lecture.

The Kenneth Y. Tomlinson Award for Outstanding Journalism was established in 2015 to recognize a journalist who has exhibited excellence in reporting and a determination to present the truth, often against tough odds.

The evening will also showcase an update from our 2018 Novak Fellowship Recipients and reflections on the life and legacy of Robert Novak.

Novak provided the inspiration for the Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Program in 1994 as a way to nurture a new generation of responsible journalists. Today, the Novak Program has awarded more than 140 fellowships to promising young journalists who are climbing the ranks as groundbreaking reporters, editors, editorial page writers, columnists and authors.

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Your support of the annual Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Alumni Dinner will foster the careers of the next generation of top-notch journalists, while honoring today’s leaders. Register as a sponsor today and receive complimentary registration(s); VIP seating; recognition on event marketing and website and more.

Pricing and Sponsorship Levels:

$10,000 Gold Sponsor
– VIP seating for 16
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$5,000 Silver Sponsor
– VIP seating for eight
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$2,500
– VIP seating for four
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$1,000
– VIP seating for two
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Individual Tickets

Individual tickets cost $175. Register today to ensure you can help advance the careers of young journalists and support the rising stars of the next generation of responsible journalism at the Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Alumni Dinner!

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Please also mark your calendar for our TFAS Journalism Awards Dinner to be held Sept. 12, 2019 in New York City. During the New York dinner we will introduce the new class of Robert Novak Journalism Fellows and the next Joseph Rago Memorial Fellow.


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