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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.

Bob Schieffer in fine form at Press Club of Dallas tribute

By |April 13th, 2016|

Photos: Ed Bark

Author: ED BARK
@unclebarkycom on Twitter

No one thought to give him an armload of long-stemmed roses. But the verbal bouquets kept coming at Monday night’s salute to Texas journalism giant Bob Schieffer.

Presented by the revitalized Press Club of Dallas, “Bob Schieffer Milestones: A North Texas Tribute” drew a […]

Press Club of Dallas Mourns Passing of Jim Phillips

By |January 6th, 2016|

“Most press club chapters are designed to strengthen local relationships in the media and fundamental tenets of journalism in their respective regions. And then there are the times that cause all chapters to recognize a moment like this one – the disappointing loss of Texas journalism legend, Jim Phillips.

“Locally, Jim Phillips was a TCU graduate and […]

STUDY: Millennials Will Pay for “Content” But Not News

By |October 10th, 2015|

Much to the chagrin of serious news organizations still finagling with their dreaded paywall, thinking people will actually climb that thing for a monthly fee, there is a study out from our friends at the American Press Institute that confirms publishers’ worst fears—young people will dole out the cash to be aware, just not for their […]