NPC’s Annual Media Mixer a Great Success

Phil Beuth, Mary Beuth, Soni Dimond, Hélène Gaillet-deNeergaard

More than 50 current and retired news reporters, journalists and producers, as well as public relations professional and authors, attended the Naples Press Club “Media Mixer” Social on May 22 at Seasons 52.

L to R: Brittany Weiner, Emily Burris, Karla Wheeler

NPC Board members Phil Beuth, retired president of Good Morning America; Bob Orr, retired reporter for CBS News; Rachel Pierce, morning anchor for NBC-2 News; and several others informally talked with working journalists—young and old—from television stations and newspapers. Rachel also provided a short presentation about the benefits of NPC membership.

Frank Cipolla, Rachel Pierce, Julie Pedretti

Bob Orr, Soni Dimond

Comments about the evening included: “Great event.” “Well done.” “It was great to meet and talk to journalists and producers who have held such incredible positions in the national press.” Let’s do this again.”

Based on the feedback from attendees, additional socials will be scheduled throughout the summer.

Joel Kessler, Brad Heiges, J.R. Philp

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