WKYC's Russ Mitchell kicks off Press Club of Cleveland's 125th Anniversary

4:03 PM, Feb 21, 2012   |    comments
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The Press Club of Cleveland is hosting a meet-and-greet luncheon with WKYC's lead 6pm and 11pm anchor, Russ Mitchell, on Friday, February 24.

The event, "Meet Russ Mitchell -- From CBS to Cleveland," will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Cleveland from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Most recently, Russ anchored the CBS Evening News weekend editions and The Early Show on Saturday and served as a national correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning, the CBS Evening News, and The Early Show.

He joined the WKYC staff on January 16.

With a special introduction by WKYC-TV 3 News Director Rita Andolsen, Russ will discuss his decision to leave the network and move to Cleveland and local television news. No doubt Russ tell a few tales from his years at CBS as well.

"Meet Russ Mitchell -- From CBS to Cleveland," marks the start of a year-long celebration of the 125th anniversary of the founding of The Press Club of Cleveland.

Founded in 1887, The Press Club of Cleveland is an organization for journalists, communications professionals, aspiring communications professionals and anyone who works with them.

The Club serves it members by providing social and educational opportunities, promoting excellence in journalism, and honoring and maintaining the rich history of journalism in Greater Cleveland.


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