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WHCD: CNN Embraces the Hangover

If you’re tracking the spectacle that is White House Correspondents Dinner Weekend, take note: Sunday is the new Friday.  Sunday morning has long consisted of a few elegant affairs.  Mimosas atop the Hay Adams with Reuters.  RubbingShow More Summary

‘Nerd Prom’ Promises to Reveal the Real Story Behind the WHCA Dinner

Like any other prom, the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner — dubbed Nerd Prom, despite its ever increasing Hollywood-ification — requires prep. But in addition to dress and suit fittings, the day-of hair and nails, there...Show More Summary

SNL’s Cecily Strong Featured on Cover of Capitol File

(Photo Credit: Nigel Parry) Saturday Night Live’s Cecily Strong will be hosting the White House Correspondents Association dinner in April, however, this hasn’t stopped her from getting more acquainted with the DC scene. The SNL cast...Show More Summary

SNL’S Cecily Strong to be Fourth Female Performer at WH CorrespondentsDinner

4 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Saturday Night Live’s Cecily Strong will headline next year’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner on April 25, White House Correspondents Association President Christi Parsons announced this morning. Strong joined SNL in 2012...Show More Summary

HuffPost Call for Your Best Arianna Huffington Impression

11 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Guests and viewers of the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner once again were “privied” to a joke about Arianna Huffington‘s accent when entertainer for the evening – Joel McHale – said that it “represented 19 different nationalities.” In...Show More Summary

Longtime Washington Political Journo Bob Kemper Passed Away Saturday

11 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

On the night of the annual White House Correspondentsdinner, longtime Washington political journalist Bob Kemper succumbed to an apparent heart attack. He was 53. Kemper served as an assistant managing editor for the Washington Examiner,...Show More Summary

Photo Roundup of White House Correspondents’ Weekend

11 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

This past weekend was the 100th annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner and along with it were 15 parties over the course of three days. FishbowlDC was out and about and here we’d like to share with you a gallery of our...Show More Summary

Full Video of the 2014 WHCA Dinner Speeches

11 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Saturday night at the Washington Hilton, President Obama and the night’s entertainer, Joel McHale, headlined White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. For those of you who missed it, that’s a little sad. So either take a look,Show More Summary

WHCA Dinner Focus of New Documentary by Patrick Gavin

11 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Former FishbowlDC-er Patrick Gavin‘s last day at POLITICO was yesterday and the reporter who’s covered nearly 10 years of the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner is working on a documentary exploring the annual event. According...Show More Summary

Your Sunday Guide to WHC Weekend

11 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Rounding out White House Correspondents’ Weekend are two brunches taking place the Sunday after the big dinner. This year, we have the annual Allbritton Garden Brunch and another by Yahoo/Tumblr. Below are the relevant dets. We hopeShow More Summary

Your Saturday Guide to White House Correspondents’ Weekend

11 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Tonight marks the start of White House Correspondents’ Weekend and we have your Saturday lineup. From the 2014 Annual Garden Brunch to a new and ticketed “Secret” brunch, of course the dinner, and to be followed by “Burgers & Bowties” and MSNBC, here’s what we have on tap. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Cover: Politico Magazine

11 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

In honor of the White House Correspondent’s Association Dinner, Politico Mag this week is all about the media: continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Thursday Guide to WHC Weekend

11 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Days away is the White House Correspondents Association Dinner and even sooner is a plethora of parties starting on Thursday. Thursday all we have on tap is 2, the inaugural Women in Journalism party and Rock the Vote. Below are the relevant dets. Show More Summary

WHCD Party Invites: The Hill and Entertainment Tonight

11 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

The Hill and Entertainment Tonight are back this White House Correspondents Dinner Weekend with a party sure to compete with its Friday competition. Its to take place at the Canadian Embassy, with Connor Cruise (Tom Cruise’s son) asShow More Summary

GW Explores Diversity Among White House Press Corps

11 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

The Monday before the 2014 White House Correspondents Dinner, the WHCA and GW will examine diversity among the White House press corps, 70 years after the Atlanta Daily World’s Harry McAlpin became the first black journalist to cover...Show More Summary

May 4th a Good Day for McHale-Watching

12 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Comedian Joel McHale tells DC Mag in their April issue that Georgetown is a “magical little neighborhood,” and says that he plans on sightseeing with his family when he comes to town to host the White House Correspondents Dinner on May 3rd. “I’m solely focused on this event,” he told the magazine. Show More Summary

MTV’s Whitney Port Talks Michelle Obama & House of Cards Style

Just in time for White House Correspondents Weekend, Blo Blow Dry Bar (2126 P St. NW) has opened blocks from the Washington Hilton where the dinner takes place. And on Friday, former MTV reality star and fashion designer Whitney Port...Show More Summary

Joel McHale to Host WHCA Dinner

The White House Correspondents Association announced today that Joel McHale will host its centennial Correspondents Dinner. That’s right, this thing has been going on for 100 years! The “Community” star and former “Talk Soup” host (our personal favorite McHale iteration) has big shoes to fill. Show More Summary

ABC’s Ann Compton Receives WPCF Lifetime Achievement Award

The Washington Press Club Foundation will award ABC News Radio’s White House correspondent Ann Compton its 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be presented at the 70th Annual Congressional Dinner on Feb. 5 here in Washington. Show More Summary

Kerry Washington Graces Cover of Vanity Fair

2 years agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

For all you Washington journalists who are obsessed with ABC’s “Scandal” this should be of interest. Kerry Washington, the political activist and actress who regularly shows up to the White House CorrespondentsDinner, will appear on the August cover of Vanity Fair. Contributing Editor David Kamp interviewed Washington extensively for his story. Show More Summary

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