Press Club of Dallas

Living Legends of North Texas Journalism

The Living Legends of North Texas Journalism

Honored May 25, 2011 – click here for pictures of the event

Hugh Aynesworth – Dallas Times Herald and Dallas Morning News reporter,  bureau chief for Newsweek magazine, reporter for 20/20 and a reporter for The Washington Times, author of 6 books;

Eddie Barker – news director of KRLD Radio/TV, charter year inductee into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame as well as a co-founder;

Kent Biffle – Dallas Morning News reporter/columnist, correspondent for Newsweek magazine;

Alex Burton – WBAP-TV anchor, Channel 39 news director, KRLD reporter and commentator, an author, written 3 books;

Vivian Castleberry – the first female editor of the Dallas Times Herald in 1957, editorial board member, member of the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame;

Ron Chapman – KVIL program director and radio personality for 45 years, member of the National Association of Broadcasters’ Radio Hall of Fame;

Mike Cochran – Associated Press reporter, author of 2 books;

Jim Ewell – Dallas Morning News crime reporter, Public Information Director for the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department;

John Gudjohnsen – WFAA-TV photographer for over 40 years, WFAA News Assignment Manager;

Bert Holmes – Dallas Times Herald executive and managing editor, wrote community affairs columns for over 30 years;

Helen Holmes –reporter for International News Service and Time magazine and founding member of the Press Club;

Bob Huffaker – Reporter, Editor, News Producer at CBS News, KRLD AM-FM-TV News, Research Editor at Texas Monthly;

Shelly Katz – Photographer for Life, Time, Newsweek, and People Weekly magazines;

Ralph Langer – Dallas Morning News editor and executive vice president;

Jimmie Lovell  –  reporter for Dallas Times Herald, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, editor of West Texas magazine and Del Rio News Herald;

Phil Magers – State editor, bureau chief for nearly 40 years with United Press International; board member and treasurer at the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas.

Bill Mercer – Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, and Chicago White Sox play by play announcer, news reporter for KRLD, author of 2 books, over 35 years teaching at the University of North Texas Radio/TV Department;

Robert Miller – Dallas Morning News city editor and business columnist;

Blackie Sherrod – Dallas Times Herald sports editor and Dallas Morning News columnist;

Bert Shipp – WFAA-TV news director, former WFAA and KDFW assignments editor, soon to be published author of “It’s News To Me”;

Carlton Stowers – Dallas Morning News reporter/sportswriter and author of more than two dozen works of nonfiction;

Dick Wheeler – KRLD Radio news director, anchor/reporter KRLD Radio/TV and WFAA Radio/TV;

Wes Wise – former Dallas Mayor, KRLD radio/TV sports reporter, play-by-play announcer for Liberty Broadcasting System, correspondent for Sports Illustrated, and wrote for Time and Life.

Bobbie Wygant – 60 years with WBAP/KXAS-TV as entertainment reporter, producer and host of interview program, news anchor;

Tony Zoppi, Dallas Morning News entertainment columnist, and for 30 years a Las Vegas bon vivant.

Honored May 22, 2012 – Click here for pictures from the event.

Carolyn Barta – Political writer and editor at The Dallas Morning News.

Clarence Bruyere – Radio and television engineer at WFAA.

Bob Compton – Metropolitan, Focus, and Book editor at The Dallas Morning News.

Bill Evans – Executive managing editor at The Dallas Morning News.

Karen Hughes – News reporter for KXAS-TV, Director of Communications in the Texas Governor’s office, and Counselor to the President of the United States.

Joe Laird - Photographer at The Dallas Morning News.

Frank Luksa - Sports writer for The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Dallas Times Herald, and The Dallas Morning News.

Burl Osborne - Executive editor and publisher of The Dallas Morning News.

Rena Pederson - Vice president and editorial page editor at The Dallas Morning News.

Tracy Rowlett - News anchor at WFAA and KTVT.

Bob St. John -  Feature columnist and sports writer for The Dallas Morning News.

Honored May 23, 2013 – Click Here for Pictures of the Event         

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Al Carrell, longtime radio and television Supper Handyman host;

Lee Cullum, a journalist and commentator with multiple print publications and public television shows;

Jimmy Darnell, retired WBAP-TV photojournalist;

Troy Dungan, former WFAA-TV meteorologist;

Dotty Griffith, former reporter and food editor with the Dallas Morning News and currently executive director of the Greater Dallas Restaurant Association;

Jim Henderson, retired investigative reporter and columnist for the Dallas Times Herald;

Lana Henderson, former Dallas Times Herald reporter;

Suzie Humphreys, former WFAA-TV and KVIL radio personality, now a motivational speaker and anchor on D-TV;

Will Jarrett, former executive editor of the Dallas Times Herald;

Bob Porter, former Dallas Times Herald TV and film critic and columnist.

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