National Press Club events

Alan Kotok chairs National Press Club's Photography Team and is an event photographer at NPC since 2018. Here are his recent NPC event photos.

José Andrés speaking at National Press Club

Chef and humanitarian José Andrés, spoke at National Press Club, 1 Mar. 2024. Exclusive set of José Andrés photos on sale from the Alamy stock photo agency.

Sean Penn at the National Press Club, 20 Mar. 2024
Noted actor, director, and executive producer of the film "Anna" about the slain Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya, introduces the film at a National Press Club screening, 20 Mar. 2024.
Sec. of Energy Jennifer Granholm speaking at National Press Club
American manufacturing revival central to administration's energy strategy, Energy Secretary Granholm says. The Wire, 22 Feb. 2024.
Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff
Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff gives opening remarks at a news conference on teen mental health and fitness. 28 May 2024.
Wire story by Alan Kotok. 30 May 2024
Spelling bee winner: Amy Wang, Washington Post
Washington Post reporter Amy Wang wins 2023 National Press Club spelling bee. Photo appeared in Roll Call, 21 Sept. 2023.
Group of people holding signs with #IStandWithEvan
#IStandWithEvan ... Support for Evan Gershkovich, a Wall Street Journal reporter arrested and taken hostage in Russia in March 2023. (13 July 2023)
Pakistani ambassador protest
Protestor confronts Pakistani ambassador, 9 Sept. 2022

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Washington, D.C. and vicinity

Pileated woodpecker by a log
Pileated woodpecker. Behind N. 41st Street in Arlington, Va. 6 May 2024
Vivek Murthy in uniform
Vivek Murthy. Surgeon General of the United States, discussing youth mental health at an Axios forum in Washington, D.C., 16 May 2024.
Rep. Patrick McHenry
Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, at a Punchbowl News forum. 19 Mar. 2024.
Cherry blossoms on a small tree
Stumpy, a crowd favorite among cherry blossoms viewers on the Tidal Basin. 20 Mar. 2024
Turtle close-up, side view
Red-ear slider turtle in Meadowlark Botanical Gardens. Vienna, Va. 16 Mar. 2024
Rep. Jasmine Crockett, D-TX. 7 Mar. 2024
Rep. Jasmine Crockett (D-TX) at Axios News Shapers event. 7 Mar. 2024

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Vacations and travel

Alhambra, Court of the Myrtles
Alhambra in Granada, Spain. 29 Oct. 2023
Flamenco dancer, singer, guitarist
Flamenco troupe. Seville, Spain. 3 Nov. 2023
Cooking paella
Paella cooking class. Seville, Spain. 3 Nov. 2023
Child surfing with father watching
Surfing lesson, Cape May, N.J. 4 June 2024
Foster tern in flight, ready to dive
Foster tern, a hunting bird, drops quickly from a high altitude into the water. Cape May, N.J. 4 June 2024.
Osprey flying with a fish in its claws
Osprey, with catch of the day. Cape May, N.J. 6 June 2024
Old Capitol in morning sun
Old Capitol in the morning sun. Iowa City, Iowa. 12 Apr. 2024
Charity Nebbe, chairs dramatic reading event
Charity Nebbe of Iowa Public Radio was M.C. of dramatic news readings, by Investigate Midwest in Iowa City, Iowa. 12 Apr. 2024
Jet aircraft arrives at gate
Gate 3, Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 14 Apr. 2024

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Notable photo credits

"Gibberish in Washington keeps them guessing (and spelling)". Roll Call, 21 Sept. 2023

"W&M co-hosts NATO Youth Summit". W&M Alumni Magazine, 16 June 2023

"Fartlek: The word that won journalists a spelling bee against politicians." The Washington Post, 15 Sept. 2022

Ralph Wilson Stadium panorama

Highmark Stadium. Orchard Park, New York (panorama photo). Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons