HFPA ANNOUNCES ELECTION OF TWO NEW MEMBERS: HUSAM ASI AND KATHERINE TULICH
Keleigh Thomas/Ken Sunshine
Sunshine Sachs & Associates
BEVERLY HILLS, CA (May 7, 2010) – The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) President, Philip Berk, announced today that two journalists have been elected as new members of the organization:Husam Asi and Katherine Tulich.
Asi, who writes for the UK Screen and Al Quds Al Arabi (UK), and Tulich, who writes for Russian publications St. Petersburg Times and Drugoe Kino, were voted in at the membership meeting May 6, 2010.
The two new members join the association’s current roster of 83 active members.
About the Hollywood Foreign Press Association:
Founded in the 1940’s during World War II, the HFPA was originally comprised of a handful of LA based overseas journalists who sought to bridge the international community with Hollywood, and to provide distraction from the hardships of war through film.Sixty-six years later, members of the HFPA represent 55 countries with a combined readership of 250 million in some of the world’s most respected publications.Each year, the organization holds the third most watched awards show on television, the Golden Globe Awards, which have enabled the organization to donate more than $10.5 million to entertainment related charities and scholarship programs.