CMI hosts podcasters

Point Park University's  Center for Media Innovation is hosting an afternoon lineup of local and national podcasters this Thursday, Nov. 2, from 1-4:30 p.m. Please stop by to hear Krystal O'Connor of Libsyn, a Pittsburgh-based podcast distribution and hosting service; Frank Murgia, of the Pittsburgh Podcast Network;  Mike and Missy Sorg of Podcamp Pittsburgh; Steve Cuden, creator and host of Storybeat and Point Park cinema professor; Michael A. Fuoco, creator and host of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Three Rivers, Two Mysteries; and Kathy Knauer and Reid Frazier, producer and host of Trump on Earth. RSVP to Ashley Murray at


Women's Press Club joins with POWER, Sojourner House for program on opioid crisis

The Women's Press Club of Pittsburgh, POWER and Sojourner House team up for "Inside Out: Mothers Who Have Survived Overdose," a free candid panel discussion about the opiate epidemic and its local effects, especially on women and their children, 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at East End Co-operative Ministry in East Liberty.

Moderator: Rosa Davis, Executive Director of POWER
Panel Members:
-- State Rep. Ed Gainey, D-Allegheny
-- Joann Cyganovich, Executive Director of Sojourner House
-- Sarah Danforth, Harm Reduction Service Coordinator at Prevention Point Pittsburgh
-- representative from City of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Bureau of EMS
-- Caryn, mother and woman in recovery
 -- Jess, mother and woman in recovery

For more information, visit the Facebook event page at or contact Susan Orr at Sojourner House, or 412-441-7783, ext. 24.


Point Park University's Talk Back Series continues

The Press Club is proud to be a co-sponsor of Point Park University's Talk Back series @Pittsburgh Playhouse in Oakland, which kicked off with Jasiri X in September. Future speakers are Christopher Ruddy, CEO of Newsmax (Nov. 8, 2017), and NFL correspondent John Clayton (March 19, 2018).

This interactive presentation provides the audience with an opportunity to join in the discussion by engaging the speaker in a question-and-answer-session.