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FAMILY CIRCLE EDITOR TO SPEAK AT 101ST ANNIVERSARY OF WOMEN'S PRESS CLUB OF PITTSBURGH

 FAMILY CIRCLE EDITOR TO SPEAK
 AT 101ST ANNIVERSARY OF WOMEN'S PRESS CLUB OF PITTSBURGH
 PITTSBURGH, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacqueline McCord Leo, editor-in-chief of Family Circle magazine, will be the guest speaker at the 101st anniversary dinner of The Women's Press Club of Pittsburgh, it was announced today.
 Leo will address the club on Friday, Feb. 14, at the Duquesne Club in downtown Pittsburgh. Her presentation will follow a 6 p.m. reception and a 7 p.m. dinner.
 Under Leo's editorship, Family Circle began a series of investigative reports in 1990 that won numerous awards, including a Front Page Award from the Newswomen's Club of New York and a Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalists.
 In 1991, Family Circle won the National Magazine Award for Public Interest from the American Society of Magazine Editors. This marked the first time in the award's 25-year history that a women's magazine was selected for this honor.
 Co-founder of Child magazine, Leo became editor-in-chief of Family Circle in January 1988.
 Under Leo's leadership, Family Circle has focused on family, health, education and environmental issues. She established the distinguished Family Circle Health and Medical Advisory Board.
 Leo serves on the boards of directors of the National Committee for Prevention of Child Abuse, the Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children, Wal-Mart's Environmental Advisory Committee and Columbia University's Ultimate Healthcare Steering Committee.
 She resides in New York with her husband, columnist John Leo, a daughter and two stepdaughters. She is the sister-in-law of Post-Gazette columnist Peter Leo.
 Chartered in 1891, the Women's Press Club of Pittsburgh, the oldest organization of its kind in the United States, enters its second century as a tax-exempt educational association, providing information to its members, students and the general public for the advancement of the journalism profession. Its outreach activities include awards recognizing journalistic excellence, mentor program for college students, speakers bureau and regular programs relevant to journalism.
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 /CONTACT: Virginia Phillips, president of the Women's Press Club of Pittsburgh, 412-343-3780/ CO: Women's Press Club of Pittsburgh ST: Pennsylvania IN: PUB SU: PER


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