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The Spotlight Club is a growing network of philanthropists who view credible and in-depth journalism as critical to a functioning democracy. Spotlight Club members invest in investigative journalism and in doing so, ensure fearless, non-partisan truth-tellers are in San Diego and beyond looking out for the best interest of the community.

Our journalism acts as a watchdog on decisions, policies and practices affecting our daily lives. inewsource strives to uphold the constitution to the highest level, and your support of us at the highest levels means our work can dig deeper into the issues that matter and widen our reach into more communities.

Membership is open to all donors who give $1,000 or more annually. As a Spotlight Club member, you become part of a prestigious group of friends dedicated to supporting investigative reporting. Join today to enjoy a full year of “behind the story” insights, advanced release of breaking stories, special events and more.

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Events

Save the Date, 02/10/19
Save the date:
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Details to come

Spotlight Club Membership Benefits

Inside Source - $1,000+

Inside Source - $1,000+

Benefits:

  • Advance alerts of upcoming news stories
  • “Behind the Deadline” videos about key stories, direct from the reporters who wrote them
  • Invitations to Spotlight Club events, featuring prominent names in the media
  • Monthly “Inside inewsource” updates from the Executive Director
  • Studio Tour hosted by Executive Director/Editor, and personal introduction to inewsource reporters
  • Recognition as a Spotlight Club member on website, at signature events and in newsletters

Headliner - $2,500+

Headliner - $2,500+

Benefits:

  • All of the above, plus...
  • Invitations to “Coffee with the Editor,” highlighting insider updates and discussion of pressing San Diego concerns and stories

Illuminator - $5,000+

Illuminator - $5,000+

Benefits:

  • All of the above, plus...
  • Invitations to private VIP salon events
  • Personal service ombudsman, Ashley Rodriguez, to answer questions and to accommodate requests from members

Fourth Estate - $10,000+

Fourth Estate - $10,000+

Benefits:

  • All of the above, plus...
  • Dinner with the Editor (with option to include four additional guests)
  • Special opportunities to meet with prominent names in the media and to invite guests

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Our Spotlight Club Members

Major Impact Ambassadors $25,000+

Major Impact Ambassadors $25,000+

Pam and Hal Fuson
The Hervey Family Fund
Joan and Irwin Jacobs
Jordanna Polis-Schutz
Allison and Robert Price
Nita and Henk van der Werff
Karin Winner

Fourth Estate $10,000+

Fourth Estate $10,000+

Stephanie Bergsma and Dwight Hare
Paula Cordeiro
Marilyn Creson-Brown and James Brown
Una Davis and Jack McGrory
Amy Ginnow and Andrée Morin
Kim Godwin and Tom Wilcox
Linda and Mel Katz
Susan Polis-Schutz and Stephen Schutz
Deborah Szekely
Sandra Timmons and Richard Sandstrom

Illuminator $5,000+

Illuminator $5,000+

Dede and Michael Alpert
Catherine and Phil Blair
Peter Cooper
Martha and Ed Dennis
Phyllis and Dan Epstein
Anne Evans
Susanna and Michael Flaster
Joyce Gattas
William Grosskopf
Carol Lazier and Jay Merritt
Barbara Lee
Karen and John Liu
Mitch and David Lynn
Patti Roscoe and Jim Tiffany
Stacy and Don Rosenberg
Paula Taylor and Bernie Kulchin
Gayle and Phil Tauber
Amy and Horacio Valeiras
Patricia and Christopher Weil
Katherine and Keene Wolcott

Headliner $2,500+

Headliner $2,500+

Terry Atkinson
John Caple
Cheryl Clark
Ruth Covell
Emily and Dan Einhorn
Alicia and Charles Foster
Connie Matsui and Bill Beckman
Judy McDonald
Pamela Mudd
Mel Opotowsky
Paula and Brian Powers

Inside Source $1,000+

Inside Source $1,000+

Kate Adams
Connie and Cam Baher
Valerie Barker
Jacqueline Bell
Heather Bergman and Matt Steiner
David Bergsma
Joye Blount and Jessie Knight Jr.
Joan and Daniel Brown
Anne-Marie Caple
Candace Carroll and Len Simon
Carol and Jeff Chang
Michele and Kenneth Chin-Purcell
Judy Clarke and Speedy Rice
Bret Cleveland and Robert Algeni
Deidre Collins-Burnett and Brad Burnett
Amy Corton and Carl Eibl
Guylyn and Scott Cummins
Kelly Davenport and Mark DeBoskey
Elissa and Gary Davis
Ingrid de Llamas
Jendy Dennis
Nina and Bob Doede
Julie and Mitch Dubick
Sr. RayMonda DuVall
Jane and Thompson Fetter
Pat Finn
Elisabeth and Brian Forbes
Theresa Foudy
Barbara Freeman
Leticia and David Fuhriman
Hanna and Mark Gleiberman
Renita Greenberg
Eileen Haag and Ira Lechner
Laura and Guy Halgren
Marjorie Hansen-Shaevitz and Morton Shaevitz
Barbara and Jim Hartung
Ruth Hayward
Lorie Hearn
Ida Houby and Bill Miller
Joanne Hutchinson and David Cooper
Nora Taylor Jaffe
Nancy Jamison and Mark Dillon
Jay Jeffcoat
Julie and Tom Karlo
Richard Katz
Sheryl and Kenneth King
Janet Klauber and Jim Melli
Gail and Marty Levin
Sheila and Jeff Lipinsky
Susan and John Magee
Susan and Mike Marrinan
Margaret M. McKeown and Peter Cowhey
Maggie and Paul Meyer
Fenner Milton
Mary and Walter Munk
Kathy and Tom Munro
Bob Nelson
Elizabeth and Dene Oliver
Cindy and George Olmstead
Linda Pinney
Dolores Pretorius
Michael Price
Gigie and Larry Price
Martha Ranson
Rebecca Reichmann-Tavares and Ricardo Tavares
Julie Ruedi and Robert Engler
Blair Sadler
Susan and Edward Sanderson
Donna and Charles Sevilla
Lynn Schenk
Susan Shirk and Sam Popkin
Nancy and Alan Spector
Susanne Stanford
Kat and Ted Steuer
Cookie and Tom Sudberry
Lori and Paul Thiel
John Venekamp
Audrey Viterbi
Will Vukmanic
Mary Walshok
Cynthia Wingard
Laura Wingard and Michael Schuerman
Wilda Wong
Dale Yahnke
Ann Zahner

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