The National Press Club’s communications team is hosting a May 20 discussion in which leading healthcare professionals will talk about how their jobs have evolved and what they are looking for from communicators. The discussion will be moderated by NPC member Karen Addis, president and CEO of Addis Communications, which specializes in health and science. Panelists scheduled to participate include CNN health reporter Jacqueline Howard, NPR health and science writer/editor Scott Hensley, Axios healthcare editor Tina Reed and Medtech Insight senior reporter Ferdous “Danny” Al-Faruque. The event, which will run from noon to 1 p.m., is free for NPC members. The $15 fee for non-members will go to the NPC Staff Support Fund to assist NPC journalists who have been furloughed due to COVID-19. For more information, or to register for the event, click here.


PRSA books virtual May 19 event, a panel of travel media pros will discuss what the future of travel looks like and how the PR industry can work with them. The event, which runs from 6 to 7 p.m., will be moderated by PRSA-NY's immediate past president Kellie Jelencovich, who is PR director at Internova Travel Group. Panelists scheduled to appear include New York Times travel editor Amy Virshup; Stacey Leasca, who writes about travel for Travel + Leisure, Departures, Trip Advisor and Men’s Journal; and Danielle Pointdujour, who is lifestyle editor at Essence and senior lifestyle editor at EBONY. The event costs $25 for PRSA members and $40 for non-members. For more information, or to register, click here.

Modern Day

Women in PR North America is hosting its Modern Day Boss Conference on Sunday, May 16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The conference will feature celebrities and business executives, and offer business and personal tutorials with tips on how to be a boss in your business, life and relationships. There will be panels, keynote speakers, fireside chats, individual tutorials and an after-event networking opportunity. Among those scheduled to appear are Garcelle Beauvais, actress and host of “The Real.” The cost of the event is $49. Click here for more information.