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Our history

Looking back at some key moments since the National Press Club started.

National Press Club turns 42 this year

On 12 July 1978, the Pretoria Press Club started with a handful of members. Today it is known as the National Press Club.

We honour outstanding work

Through the years the Newsmaker of the Year award, the registered intellectual property of the club, has become synonymous with the National Press Club.

National Press Club elects first black female chairperson

Ntando Makhubu, news editor of the Pretoria News, has been elected chairperson of the National Press Club, making her the first black female to be elected to this position.

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