PCD News

Hal E. Copeland Has Died at Age 82

By |April 10th, 2013|

Longtime Press Club member Hal E. Copeland has died.  “He was a devoted member and Gridiron star for many years, ” Liz Oliphant, Press Club President.

Services will be Thursday, April 11 at 4:00 PM.

Dallas Morning News LINK

2013 Living Legends of North Texas Journalism

By |March 20th, 2013|

The Press Club of Dallas for the third year will hold a reception to honor Living Legends in Journalism from the North Texas area.  The past two years’ events were a tremendous success and drew large crowds of past and present media professionals.

And mark your calendars for the event to be held May 23 from 6 […]

DFW Communicators Job Bank

By |March 18th, 2013|

Looking for a job or are you an employer with a job opening?  The DFW Communicators Job Bank is the answer to both your needs.
Five area professional communications organizations jointly support this website as a service to our members. If you’re looking for a job, click on the Member Services tab at the top of the […]

Gene Cuny, Jr. Dies at 97

By |February 21st, 2013|

Gene Cuny, Jr.


The Dallas Morning News

Staff Writer


Published: 20 February 2013 10:15 PM

Eugene S. “Gene” Cuny Jr. had a zest for life and a collection of experiences to show for it.

He performed on Broadway, once tried to restrain Winston Churchill […]

Club donates famous photograph by former SMU student

By |November 10th, 2012|

November 10, 2012

Members of the Dallas Press Club were cleaning out their storage unit last winter when a large photograph caught their attention.  It was a picture of the moment when Jack Ruby shot Lee Harvey Oswald in the basement of Dallas police headquarters on November 24, 1963. Taken by former SMU student Bob Jackson […]

Legend Frank Luksa Has Passed Away

By |October 23rd, 2012|

Sports writer for The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Dallas Times Herald, and The Dallas Morning News Frank Luksa has passsed away.  He was honored by the Press Club of Dallas in 2012.  Link to Event

A memorial service has been announced for Friday at 2:00 pm at First United Methodist Church in […]

Alex Burton: A Dallas News Icon Interviewed at Press Club of Dallas Living Legends 2011 event

By |September 18th, 2012|

Alex Burton, longtime radio and television newsman, died Thursday, September 13th. Alex was well known for his wit, insightful comments, warmth and general observation of the human condition. He was one of a kind.

Alex worked in radio in Canada; going on to a broadcasting job in Corpus Christi in 1961. He worked at several radio […]

Alex Burton, Press Club Legend, Dead at Age 80

By |September 13th, 2012|

Alex Burton, WBAP-TV anchor, Channel 39 news director, KRLD reporter and commentator, and author of 3 books, has died at age 80.

Alex Burton:  A Celebration of Life – Sunday, September 23 at 2 p.m. LINK TO EVENT

Alex was honored in 2011 by the Press Club as a Living Legend of […]

Tony Zoppi, 2011 Living Legend, Has Died

By |August 27th, 2012|







Tony Zoppi with Bobbie Wygant at 2011 Living Legends of North Texas Journalism Event


Tony Zoppi, Dallas Morning News entertainment columnist, 30 years a Las Vegas bon vivant, and a 2011 Living Legends inductee has died.



Friday, August 31   5:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Sparkman Hillcrest Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, September 1    10:00 […]

Burl Osborne – Former DMN Executive Editor & Publisher – 2012 Living Legend – Has Died

By |August 16th, 2012|

Former Dallas Morning News Executive Editor and Publisher has died.
He was honored by the Press Club in May as a 2012 Living Legend.
link to DMN article

2012 Legends of North Texas Journalism WATCH VIDEO

By |July 24th, 2012|

The Press Club of Dallas honored its 2012 Legends of North Texas Journalism
on Tuesday, May 22nd.

The 2012 Living Legends of North Texas Journalism included:

Carolyn Barta – Political writer and editor at The Dallas Morning News.
Clarence Bruyere – Radio and television engineer at WFAA.
Bob Compton – Metropolitan, Focus, and Book editor at The Dallas Morning […]

Living Legend and Former Club President Eddie Barker Has Died.

By |July 23rd, 2012|

Eddie Barker, news director of KRLD Radio/TV and charter year inductee into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame, has died at the age of 84.  He was inducted into the Living Legends of North Texas Journalism in 2011.  He served as president of the Press Club of Dallas in 1966-67

Dallas Morning […]