Welcome to the Town Hall Los Angeles News Room

The newsworthy issues discussed from the Town Hall Los Angeles podium and the people discussing them are a significant focal point for media coverage in Los Angeles. Leaders in business, government, academia, the arts and entertainment choose Town Hall as a key forum for presenting their views to the public and media. The media in turn can tap into a wealth of speakers covering the important issues of the day.

Benefits of a Town Hall partnership to speakers and the media are many fold and include:

  • Access to a broad array of media, including international, national and local news affiliates that encompass a wide variety of platforms from traditional television, radio and newspapers to industry journal publications, blogs and online news services

  • Targeted media outreach to ensure the greatest possible visibility

  • Media are afforded excellent access to speakers. In addition to coverage of the main speaking event, news conferences, roundtable media availabilities and one-on-one interviews are scheduled

  • The media are provided access to Town Hall’s vast and comprehensive speech archival collection spanning its 75 year history. Written transcripts and audio are made available to the media and public. They may be obtained by contacting Deborah Weinberg at 213.312.9307 or at dweinberg@townhall-la.org.

  • Event recordings are distributed to radio stations throughout California and nationwide including the Public Radio Satellite System (prss) with its more than 350 member stations

  • Select transcripts are shared with notable academic publications and blogs


Media are kept informed through advisories posted here at least two weeks prior to the event. If you wish to be added to the media list for advisory distribution contact Deborah Weinberg 213.312.9307 or at dweinberg@townhall-la.org.

Recent coverage

Maria Elena Durazo of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor spoke on June 11, 2013
September 6, 2013 - 4:49pm
Maria Elena Durazo of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor spoke on June 11, 2013
September 6, 2013 - 4:47pm
The Hon. Jane Harman of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars spoke on April 30, 2013
September 6, 2013 - 4:46pm
Stan Kasten, President and CEO of the Los Angeles Dodgers spoke on April 17, 2013
September 6, 2013 - 4:44pm


Media Advisories

Los Angeles, CA – “Water is Serious Business” is the topic of a speech to be given by the Metropolitan Water District’s Southern California General Manager Jeffrey Kightlinger, to Town Hall Los Angeles on Monday, September 22, 2014, at City Club Los Angeles. Angelenos are invited to join in a frank discussion on this statewide emergency.

Los Angeles, CA – On Wednesday,  September 3, 2014, Maria Contreras-Sweet will deliver her first public address to the Los Angeles business community since becoming the 24th Administrator of the US Small Business Administration and a member of President Obama’s Cabinet on April 7, 2014. The speech to Town Hall Los Angeles will take place at City Club Los Angeles.


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