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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 […]

RECAP: “Breaking from News: Byron Harris Unplugged”

By |October 6th, 2015|

The Press Club of Dallas hosted BREAKING FROM NEWS: Byron Harris Unplugged. This event celebrated Harris’ more than 40 years of reporting and investigative journalism at WFAA.

Byron Harris’ investigative reporting has been the focal point of countless awards in journalism, including multiple Peabody, Murrow and DuPont Columbia University Awards. His work has even been featured nationally, […]

Can PR Breathe Life Into the Newspaper Death Watch?

By |September 17th, 2015|

If you have been in PR, you get to know reporters as more than people on the other end of a phone or email. You realize they are important to your local outlet; that these individuals do more than primp before getting on camera or check their AP stylebook before posting a long article.

These are […]

A Year in Review and Look Ahead

By |September 2nd, 2015|

Download Press Club Year in Review 2015

Year in Review and A Look Ahead

 By:

Niki McCuistion – President 2014-2015

Frank J. Librio, Jr. – President 2015-2016

Dear Press Club Members and Guests,

For those of you who attended our 2015 Annual Meeting on August 25 – thank you!

We’d like to see more members engaged and participate in club activities. We also […]

Press Club of Dallas Statement Re: WDBJ Shooting

By |August 26th, 2015|

On behalf of the Press Club of Dallas Board of Directors and our members, we are all saddened by the deaths of Alison Parker and Adam Ward, both journalists tragically shot while reporting on live television. While we have the right to report the news without fear of reprisal, it’s a terrible loss to the […]

New Beginnings 4/28/2015 (w/ Pictures)

By |August 24th, 2015|

The Press Club of Dallas has come full circle, relaunching at the place that was its longtime home.

Le Méridien Dallas, The Stoneleigh’s historic penthouse, hosted the club Tuesday for a celebration called “New Beginnings.” Press Club president Niki McCuistion welcomed a throng of guests, including many former club presidents and longtime members.

She unveiled the club’s […]

Excellence in Journalism Awards (w/ Pictures)

By |August 14th, 2015|

Excellence in Journalism Awards Night, a great success!

What a night! The Sixth Floor Museum was host to a sold out crowd for the fifth annual, Excellence in Journalism, North Texas Legends event, co-sponsored with the historic Sixth Floor Museum, in Dealey Plaza, Thursday evening, May 21st.

The winning journalists were chosen to receive the distinguished […]

NEWS: Press Club of Dallas announces ‘New Beginnings’

By |August 13th, 2015|

POSTED: Dallas Morning News, May 1, 2015

BY: Deborah Fleck

The Press Club of Dallas has come full circle, relaunching at the place that was its longtime home.

Le Méridien Dallas, The Stoneleigh’s historic penthouse, hosted the club Tuesday for a celebration called “New Beginnings.” Press Club president Niki McCuistion welcomed a throng of guests, including many former […]

NEWS: Press Club of Dallas honors ‘Legends’ of Journalism

By |August 13th, 2015|

POSTED: Dallas Morning News, June 2, 2015

BY: Deborah Fleck

The Press Club of Dallas recently honored 13 “North Texas legends” at its Excellence in Journalism Awards program at the Sixth Floor Museum. This is the fifth year the club has held a program that recognizes local journalism leaders.

This year’s honorees included four sports journalists: Sam Blair, […]

NEWS: Press Club of Dallas to Honor Journalists

By |August 13th, 2015|

POSTED: Dallas Morning News, May 14, 2015

BY: Deborah Fleck

The Press Club of Dallas Presents will hold its 5th Annual North Texas Legends Induction event from 6 to 8 p.m. May 21 at the Sixth Floor Museum, 411 Elm St. in Dallas.

The public is invited to meet and mingle with 13 journalists who will receive the […]

Congratulations to PCD member, Dave Lieber!

By |August 10th, 2015|

Congratulations to Press Club member, Dave Lieber of The Dallas Morning News’ Watchdog column. Dave and Marina Trahan Martinez, won first place in the National Society of Newspaper Columnists’ annual competition. The award was presented June 29 at the group’s 39th annual conference in Indianapolis.

The column was praised for displaying “true excellence in column writing.”

The […]