PCD News

Larry Howell, former associate editorial editor of The News, dies at 80

By |July 11th, 2018|

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|

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

By |May 9th, 2016|

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, […]