Austin Tice

Debra Tice, Mother of Journalist Austin Tice, Statement On Fox & Friends

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 2:18pm

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- National Press Club -Today Debra Tice, the mother of Austin Tice, a journalist and Marine veteran being held in Syria appeared on the highly rated television program Fox & Friends and made the following statement in response to questions.

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  • WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- National Press Club -Today Debra Tice, the mother of Austin Tice, a journalist and Marine veteran being held in Syria appeared on the highly rated television program Fox & Friends and made the following statement in response to questions.
  • "We are closer than we have ever been to having Austin safely home.
  • We are tremendously grateful for President Trump's commitment to bring Austin home; he has both the will and the ability to get this done.
  • Former Marine Captain Tice was working as a freelance journalist when he was abducted in Syria in 2012.

Tice Family Statement On Developments In Austin Tice Case

Monday, October 19, 2020 - 8:23pm

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The following statement from the family of Austin Tice was released today by the National Press Club:

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  • WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The following statement from the family of Austin Tice was released today by the National Press Club:
    "For years we have pushed for engagement between the US and Syrian governments to help bring our son safely home, so we hope recent reports are accurate.
  • We are deeply grateful to everyone working for Austin's safe return, and his continued absence shows there is more to be done.
  • PRESS CONTACT: William McCarren for the National Press Club; wmccarren@press.org , (202) 662-7534
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National Press Club To Unveil Freedom Clock For Austin Tice, August 14

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 6:31pm

Club President Michael Freedman will unveil the clock, make brief remarks, and renew the Club's call for Tice's release.

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  • Club President Michael Freedman will unveil the clock, make brief remarks, and renew the Club's call for Tice's release.
  • Austin Tice is one of the National Press Club's 2015 John Aubuchon Press Freedom Honorees and is a Press Club member.
  • The National Press Club is The World's Leading Professional Organization For Journalists and represents more than 3,000 reporters, editors and professional communicators worldwide.
  • PRESS CONTACT: Lindsay Underwood for The National Press Club; lunderwood@press.org , (202) 662-7561
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National Press Club to help restaurants with national "Night IN For Austin Tice" on April 29

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 8:34pm

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The National Press Club has developed a new program to help restaurants participating in the upcoming Night Out For Austin Tice , which was recently rescheduled for July 14 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • WASHINGTON, April 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The National Press Club has developed a new program to help restaurants participating in the upcoming Night Out For Austin Tice , which was recently rescheduled for July 14 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The new program "Night IN For Austin Tice" - will encourage members of the press freedom community to order take-out from participating restaurants on April 29 (Night Out's original date).
  • "We asked our restaurant partners to step up and help us with a program to raise awareness about the case of Austin Tice, the award-winning journalist being detained in Syria.
  • But now restaurants are in trouble so we want to help them," said Bill McCarren, Executive Director of the National Press Club.

Second annual Night Out For Austin Tice set for April 29

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 8:02pm

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The National Press Club announced today that Houston will serve as the host city of this year's national Night Out For Austin Tice , set for Wednesday, April 29, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The National Press Club announced today that Houston will serve as the host city of this year's national Night Out For Austin Tice , set for Wednesday, April 29, 2020.
  • Austin Tice, an award-winning journalist, was working for McClatchy and The Washington Post when he was detained in Syria in 2012.
  • The inaugural Night Out for Austin Tice held on May 2, 2019, drew support from 80 restaurants in 13 states and the District of Columbia.
  • The co-chairs for this year's Night Out will be three of Austin's siblings: Naomi Tice, Meagan Malone, and Jacob Tice.

Debra Tice, mother of detained journalist Austin Tice, to hold news conference at National Press Club, Monday, Jan. 27

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 8:14pm

Unjustly detained in Syria since August 2012, Austin Tice is a freelance journalist who worked for both McClatchy and The Washington Post.

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  • Unjustly detained in Syria since August 2012, Austin Tice is a freelance journalist who worked for both McClatchy and The Washington Post.
  • Austin is the only American journalist currently being held overseas and has now been detained longer than any other American journalist, including Terry Anderson of the Associated Press.
  • To call attention to the reward and supplement it, the National Press Club designed a public awareness campaign called Night Out For Austin Tice.
  • PRESS CONTACT: Lindsay Underwood for the National Press Club; (202) 662-7561, lunderwood@press.org
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