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Press Club of Dallas Announces Expansion of Hugh Aynesworth Awards

By |June 8th, 2018|

DALLAS, TX – June 13, 2018 – The Press Club of Dallas Board of Directors announced plans to expand the Second Annual Hugh Aynesworth Awards for Excellence in Journalism at its monthly board meeting in May.

The Aynesworth awards are named for veteran reporter and long-time Press Club member Hugh Aynesworth, a four-time Pulitzer Prize finalist.

Following […]

Phyllis Vaughan, Press Club Member For Over 30 Years, Passed Peacefully At The Age of 91

By |March 28th, 2018|

Phyllis Gene Radovich Dishman Vaughan passed peacefully on March 17, 2018 at the age of 91. Born in Hereford, Texas on August 5, 1926, she grew up during the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl. She attended Texas State College for Women (now TWU) and received her degree in journalism in 1947. While there, she […]

Carolyn Dunnigan, Dallas Morning News Journalist, Has Passed Away At The Age Of 75

By |February 14th, 2018|

Carolyn Dunnigan, who became a staff writer at The Dallas Morning News in 1965 and received one of the first early Headliner awards from the Press Club of Dallas, passed away Monday at the age of 75.

17 news organizations and their staffs honored at inaugural Hugh Aynesworth Awards

By |December 2nd, 2017|

DALLAS, TX (Dec. 1) – Ten Texas news staffs were awarded top prizes last night at the first-ever Hugh Aynesworth Awards for Excellence in Journalism, sponsored by the Press Club of Dallas.

WFAA-TV Channel 8 sports anchor Dale Hansen emceed the event, held at the Sixth Floor Museum, and attended by about 150 people.  Press Club […]

Now accepting nominations for the 2018 Anthony Shadid Award

By |November 11th, 2017|

Nominations due January 8

The Center for Journalism Ethics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks nominations for the Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics. Now in its seventh year, the Shadid Award recognizes ethical decisions in reporting stories in any journalistic medium, including, print, broadcast and digital, by those working for established news organizations or publishing […]

17 finalists announced by Press Club of Dallas in first Hugh Aynesworth Excellence in Journalism Awards

By |October 2nd, 2017|

Dallas, TX, Oct. 2, 2017 – Seventeen news organizations and their reporters, photographers and editors were named today as finalists in the first Hugh Aynesworth Excellence in Journalism awards sponsored by the Press Club of Dallas.

The awards, which honor Texas journalists’ work completed in 2016, will be presented at a Nov. 30 dinner at the […]

President’s Message – Cary Broussard

By |October 2nd, 2017|

It has been my honor to serve on the Press Club board for the last three years – the last two as board secretary, and co-chairing the Legends Excellence in Journalism Awards as well.
I’ve served on the board since returning to Dallas after living up North for four years. 
Needless to say, I […]

NEWS: Long-time Press Club member Jimmie Lovell has died

By |May 30th, 2017|

Dallas Press Club’s “Cowboys Kickoff” event plays to packed house

By |September 11th, 2016|

Starting Foursome: “Cowboys Kickoff” panelists Brad Sham, Kristi Scales and Babe Laufenberg, with moderator Mike Doocy over center.

Photos: Ed Bark

Author: ED BARK
@unclebarkycom on Twitter

Event Photo Album

No one directly quoted one of Tom Petty’s enduring hits during Wednesday night’s spirited and packed “Cowboys Kickoff” event.

Press Club of Dallas honors new group of North Texas Legends at packed event

By |June 17th, 2016|

Reunited: Previous honoree Gloria Campos & honoree John McCaa.

Photos: Ed Bark

Author: ED BARK
@unclebarkycom on Twitter
When in doubt, print the legend.

No further embellishment is needed, though, for Thursday night’s sold out event at the downtown Dallas Sixth Floor Museum. The Press […]

NEWS: North Texas Legends in Journalism to be Honored on June 9th

By |May 9th, 2016|

NEWS: CBS Newsman Bob Shieffer Honored In Dallas

By |April 16th, 2016|

Bob Shieffer will be helping with election coverage on CBS this fall.