Salina Native Named President of the National Press Club

On Friday, January 22, 2016, the Board of Governors presented a gala to celebrate the inauguration of Thomas Burr as the 109th President of the National Press Club.

In honor of Burr, the Washington correspondent for the Salt Lake Tribune, “Our American Treasures” gala paid tribute to two of America’s most valued traditions:

The preservation of truly inspirational landscapes – for the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service – and the protection of the freedoms of the press.

Thomas Burr grew up in Salina, Utah. You can read more about his appointment as President of the 2016 National Press Club here:

Tribune Reporter Elected to Head of National Press Club

From all of us in Salina, congratulations Thomas Burr!

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