Dec. 14, 2012
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg News reporter
Angela Greiling Keane
was elected the National Press Club's 106th president on
Club members also elected as vice president,
George Washington University
journalism professor and retired Associated Press foreign correspondent; as treasurer,
also of Bloomberg News; as secretary,
of Kane's Beverage News Daily; and as membership secretary,
, of Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine.
; Joseph Morton
of the Omaha World Herald
; Frederica Dunn
of the Jamestown (N.Y.) Post-Journal
, of Al Jazeera English; and
of Barks Communications were elected to the Board of Governors, the governing body of the National Press Club.
"The troubled economy and rapid technology changes have created a challenging environment for journalists," Greiling Keane said. "As president, I will look for opportunities within these challenges to increase the Club's value for all types of journalists and their media organizations."
She pledged that the National Press Club, the world's leading professional organization for journalists, will continue to advocate for press freedom in
the United States
and around the world.
Greiling Keane has worked for Bloomberg for nearly six years following four years as an associate editor for Traffic World magazine and four years as
correspondent for the Small Newspaper Group.
At Bloomberg, she covers transportation, focusing on the auto and rail industries, and the Postal Service.