The mission of the Press Club of Dallas is to support journalism in all of its forms. The organization actively supports the First Amendment, the public’s right to know, understanding of the threats to access and the rights of both professional and citizen journalists. The organization actively supports professional education, access advocacy and public understanding of the historic and current roles of journalism and its emerging and evolving forms of delivery.
The Press Club of Dallas is a dynamic organization of media, public relations and affiliated professionals in the North Texas area committed to promoting the field of journalism, communication, literacy, current affairs and First Amendment freedoms. The club continues to evolve to meet the needs of communicators in our ever-changing industry by providing opportunities for professional development and education, networking, and outreach to college journalism students with education and scholarship opportunities. Our very diverse membership includes bureau chiefs and cub reporters, journalism professors, communication and journalism students, public relations professionals, freelancers, lawyers, doctors and others who work with the media on a regular basis.
We are committed to continuing excellence in traditional and online media. Members of the Press Club of Dallas enjoy reciprocal privileges at other press clubs across the nation. Networking with media and other communication professionals allows our members a forum to share information, learn from each other and experience and trade ideas, leads and best practices. Professional development seminars and symposiums explore topical issues that benefit working journalists and affiliated members, on very diverse subjects that impact all areas of media interest.