You’re invited to the 11th Annual NewsBash at Pearl Street Warehouse DC

NewsBash, the event founded by a collective of the Washington, DC area’s top female news anchors across every network, announces the 11th annual NewsBash.

The event will take place on Tuesday, February 18, from 7:00-9:00 pm at Pearl Street Warehouse at The Wharf DC. Supporters, survivors, politicos and friends will come together, many dressed in head-to-toe pink, for an evening to raise awareness for breast cancer and to raise funds for this year’s beneficiary, Step Sisters.

The money raised from NewsBash will be put towards their Crisis Fund, which supports patients’ rent or mortgage, utility costs, groceries, and more. Step Sisters’ goal is to keep patients from making agonizing decisions between paying for medicine or paying for daily necessities.

The NewsBash DC host committee includes well-known newswomen from the Washington metropolitan area’s top media affiliates.

Hosts for the 2020 Committee


Nancy Chen, Adrianna Hopkins, Michelle Marsh, Lindsey Mastis, Alison Starling, Eileen Whelan, Julie Wright, and former anchors Rebecca Cooper Dupin, and Autria Lindsay.


Kristen Berset, Ellen Bryan, Lesli Foster, Delia Goncalves, Miri Marshall, Andrea Roane, Marcella Roberston, Mikea Turner, Annie Yu, and former anchors Debra Alfarone, Anita Brikman and Monika Samtani.


Erin Como, Lauren DeMarco, Angie Goff, Tisha Lewis, Holly Morris, Sue Palka, Cailtin Roth, Allison Seymour, Sarah Simmons, Gwen Tolbart, Maureen Umeh, Shawn Yancy and former anchor Laura Evans.

From WRC/NBC Washington:

Erika Gonzalez, Molette Green, Melissa Mollet, Jummy Olabanji, Lauryn Ricketts and Eun Yang.

From WTOP:

Hillary Howard.

By popular demand, this is the third year that the event will be held at Pearl Street Warehouse. Guests will enjoy an evening featuring specialty cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and sweet treats as well as activities including glitter tattoos, DJs, dancing, and more, all to support this year’s cause.

Tickets are available on and prices range from $95 for admission, or $300 for a Mammogram Maven ticket, which supports the utility costs for a breast cancer patient.

Pink cocktail attire is recommended.

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