August Byliner

August 2021
September 8th, 12 pm - 1 pm

Join Cleveland Scene Senior Writer Sam Allard and ideastream Senior Reporter / "After Jackson" podcast host Nick Castele as they discuss the candidates, the coverage and the stakes of Cleveland's most important municipal election in decades. Click here to register
Sam Allard is the Senior Writer at Cleveland Scene Magazine, where he reports on politics, power and justice in Northeast Ohio.
Nick Castele is a senior reporter for Ideastream Public Media. This year, he is covering the 2021 mayoral race in the podcast After Jackson: Cleveland’s Next Mayor.
Mary Lou Brink Spotlight

The Press Club of Cleveland is seeking nominations to its Board of Directors. Board members serve a two-year term, and are expected to attend monthly meetings, join working committees, and participate in club events. 

We welcome nominations from club members who are journalists, communications professionals, and others who are committed to supporting the local press corps through programming and advocacy. Board members serve two-year terms; elections are held at the annual meeting in December. 

The Press Club Nominating Committee is looking for passionate and enthusiastic doers who will participate actively in leading the club. 

The nomination process involves filling out a form and having a conversation with one or more members of the nominating committee. If interested, contact Bob Rosenbaum, chair of the nominating committee, at 216-401-9342 / 

 Deadline for nominations is 5 pm on Monday, Sept. 27. 

As the rain cleared out, we moved outdoors greeting all.
Many Press Club of Cleveland members, All Ohio Excellence in Journalism award winners, PRSA Greater Cleveland Chapter members and guests enjoyed coming together at Forest City Shuffleboard.

Suzanne Taigen
Hathaway Brown School

Content Strategist
Falls & Co. is looking for a content strategist to help clients tell compelling stories that inspire action. The Strategist plans, creates, publishes and measures impactful content across paid, owned and earned media. Coordinating effectively across internal and client teams, the successful candidate audits existing content, leverages research and digital tools to identify opportunities to break through, briefs creative teams on content objectives and insights, and governs all processes essential to the development, optimization, approval, publication and ongoing management of quality content. Experience with B2B and B2C clients across a variety of industries is essential.
Social Media Producer
Falls & Co. is looking for a Social Media Producer to help clients connect with their customers through social media and inspire action. The Social Media Producer plans, creates, publishes, distributes, and measures social media content across organic and paid social media channels and extend to digital platforms. This role is focused on shooting, editing, producing and distribution of social media video. 
The successful candidate leverages best practices in video, design and copy to create opportunities for brands to stand out on social platforms and develop deeper connections to their consumers. Experience with B2B and B2C clients across a variety of industries is essential.

Falls & Co. is a rapidly growing strategic advertising, communications, digital and marketing firm that crafts world-class marketing solutions based on research-driven insight and seasoned expertise to clients locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. 

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Remote Opportunity
The senior manager/partnerships will develop and sustain a system of partnerships with organizations that can contribute content and other value to the journalistic mission of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The partnerships initiative will: Create mutually beneficial relationships with organizations that provide specialty coverage the AJC does not, offering those organizations opportunities to build audience through the AJC’s distribution network, while building audience and loyalty for The AJC.

Serve news consumers in metro Atlanta and Georgia by elevating the quality and volume of news coverage.
Consider other partnerships besides content that advance the journalistic, business and community missions of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
job description: AJC senior manager/partnerships

Cleveland Jewish News Seeks Paid Fall Interns
The Cleveland Jewish News is seeking candidates for the Clifford and Linda Wolf Editorial Internship. The paid internship will be for between 25-30 hours per week for 10 weeks in the fall.

Interns will gain on-the-ground journalism experience in the fast-paced, professional newsroom environment of the CJN, which has been named the best community weekly in Ohio four of the last five years, including 2020. Interns will be involved in all facets of the news gathering process including but not limited to assisting reporters with research, verification, securing and speaking with sources, proofreading, copy editing, etc. Editorial interns will have an opportunity to pitch and write stories for all CJN platforms and publications, including all digital, social and magazine properties as well as the Columbus Jewish News, our sister publication.

Clifford and Linda Wolf Editorial interns will learn about all facets of the Cleveland Jewish community, gaining new appreciation and insights into the people, congregations, agencies and organizations that comprise our vibrant community.

At the conclusion of the internship, it is expected that the intern will have a robust portfolio of published and accomplished work. 

Applicants should submit a resume and three writing samples to and include “Wolf Editorial Internship” in the subject line. For questions, contact Managing Editor Bob Jacob at No phone calls, please.

In continuous operation since 1887, The Press Club of Cleveland is a home for working journalists, professional communicators and anyone who supports the media’s role to keep watch over democratic processes. We advocate for the importance of journalism; maintain the rich history of journalism in Northeast Ohio; recognize excellence in the field with the All-Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards and the Press Club Hall of Fame; and host programs that bring members together for education, networking and comradery. 
We offer pro-rated membership fees, special rates for young practitioners, and members receive discounts on Press Club events and entry fees in our statewide awards program. Learn more about the benefits of membership here. Join now and your membership runs through Dec. 31, 2021.
DID YOU KNOW? If you're under 30 your annual member is only $30!

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