PCD News

Bert Shipp Scholarship Fund Donations

By |May 11th, 2015|

On behalf of the family of Bert Shipp, the Press Club of Dallas is honored to receive donations to:

The Press Club of Dallas, c/o Bert Shipp Scholarship Fund.

Scholarship funds will be given in Bert’s honor to qualified students entering the field of journalism and communication.

Your donations can be made out to and mailed to:

The Press […]

Excellence in Journalism: North Texas Legends nominations open

By |March 9th, 2015|

Thursday, May 21st, will mark our 5th, Legends celebration. The event will be held at the Sixth Floor Museum so please mark your calendars. Your host committee, Hugh Aynesworth, Cary Broussard, David Dunnigan and Janie Loveless has been hard at work, and they need your help.

This year’s Excellence in Journalism: North Texas Legends is open […]

A documentary screening of Killing the Messenger: The Deadly Cost of News

By |March 5th, 2015|





Wednesday,  March 25, 2015 KERA Studios, 3000 Harry Hines and Wolf, Dallas 75201

Reception and Refreshments: 5:30 PM

6 : PM Screening










Watch 2 minute trailer

Followed by a panel discussion with:

David Leeson, Pulitzer Prize Winning Photo Journalist, Dallas Morning News ; Tod Robberson,  Dallas Morning News,  Pulitzer Prize winning editorial writer, former foreign correspondent  and other journalists who have experienced danger while […]

Photos from Networker at Blackfriar Pub – March 3rd

By |March 5th, 2015|

The Weather Didn’t Stop Us

President’s Message: Happy New Year and Stay Tuned

By |January 4th, 2015|

Greetings and best wishes for a bountiful 2015.

2014 brought many changes to our Club; new board members, new direction, new leadership. Shortly after the new board members were elected we had a planning session to review the Club’s mission, its present strengths and future opportunities.

We very proactively explored the value the Press Club presently offers […]

Shann Shipp services, Tuesday, November 25th: 2:30 PM

By |November 23rd, 2014|

It is with heavy heart  that we are informing you of Shann Shipp, Bert Shipp’s wife, passing away this past Tuesday.

Services are being held  this coming Tuesday, November 25th, 2:30 PM at the Skillman Avenue Church of Christ, where they have been longtime members.

An obituary with more information will be going out this weekend.


Niki McCuistion
and the Press Club of […]

Press Club Holiday Bash December 18th

By |November 20th, 2014|


Come mix and mingle with your fellow media/ PR  friends at our holiday bash…

Thursday, December 18th  , 5:30- 7:30 PM

Le Meridien, Dallas: The Stoneleigh Hotel

2927 Maple Avenue, Dallas 75201

Valet parking available.

Nibbles on the house,

Fun raffle prizes and  a great time.

RSVP  to:


Please leave your name, guest names and an email.

Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving:

 Niki McCuistion



Journalism Groups to President Obama: ‘Let Us Do Our Jobs!’

By |October 23rd, 2014|

Led by the Society of Professional Journalists, 38 of the most prominent journalism groups in the country made a legitimate and official gripe about the Obama Administration. Ironically, the gripe was about news–or the lack thereof.

They called it “politically driven suppression of the news.”

The report was authored by Leonard Downie, Jr., formerly the executive editor […]

Killing the Messenger: The Deadly Cost of News

By |September 27th, 2014|

In collaboration with the Video Association of Dallas , the Press Club is proud to sponsor :
Killing the Messenger: The Deadly Cost of News.

Come join in-
Thursday, October 9th, 9:30 to 11 PM, Alamo Draft House in Richardson.

Killing The Messenger: The Deadly Cost of News is more than
an important movie about a fabled profession. This is […]

PRSA Dallas, IABC, and NIRI join forces for a communicators networker!

By |June 21st, 2014|

The Press Club joined forces with PRSA Dallas, IABC, and NIRI for this year’s Joint Communicators’ Happy Hour; Wednesday, June 18th at Trinity Hall- Mockingbird Station.

Members enjoyed the camaraderie and networking and we plan on holding a few more joint networkers; so stay tuned..

Defining a Journalist

By |August 5th, 2013|

It is understandable that members of the U.S. Senate would have difficulty defining a journalist in attempts to draft shield legislation to protect the news media from intrusive subpoenas. See McClatchy.

The government has a legitimate concern in protecting not just members of the news media but also bloggers. And yet government need not extend the coverage […]

False Identifications Statement

By |July 31st, 2013|

The digital age and social media have brought an entirely new dimension to communication in all areas of news media and professional communication.  The possibilities of truthful and candid communication as well as interactivity between institutions and the public have been enhanced greatly.  So, too, have the possibilities of manufactured communication, false identities and cyber-bullying.  […]