PCD News

2013 Press Club Board Candidates Announced

By |June 17th, 2013|

At its board meeting on June 15, 2013, the Press Club of Dallas board approved the following candidates for board positions for 2013-2015:

Tony Pederson – President

Tony Pederson holds the rank of professor and is the Belo Distinguished Chair in Journalism at Southern Methodist University. In that position he chairs […]

Constitutional Changes Approved

By |May 13th, 2013|

At a special membership meeting held on May 6, 2013, several constitutional changes which had been circulated to the members were approved. These changes were recommended by a strong majority of the board of directors. The short version of the changes:

Nominating two candidates for each board position is no longer required.
The size of the board […]

2013 Living Legends of North Texas Journalism Announced

By |May 9th, 2013|


 Living Legends of North Texas Journalism Announced by Press Club of Dallas

 The Press Club of Dallas has announced the election of 10 journalists as Living Legends of North Texas Journalism.

They will be honored at a reception and ceremony at […]

Patricia Harper (Patsy) Leftwich Remembrance on June 8

By |May 6th, 2013|

Long-time Club member and contributor to the Annual Gridiron Show passed away in her sleep on Sunday, April 28.

Link to Dallas Morning News Obituary 


1979 Gridiron Show         1994 Gridirion Show

There will be a gathering to remember Patsy on Saturday, June 8th at 2:00 PM

at […]

World Affairs Council Orit Gadiesh Address – May 8

By |May 2nd, 2013|

Orit Gadiesh, the first female Chairman of any large consulting firm (in her case, Bain & Company) will be in Dallas on Wednesday, May 8 to speak for the Council. Orit presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos this past January, is a Harvard Business School alum, and Israeli by birth (even […]

April 2013 Proposed Constitutional Changes

By |April 26th, 2013|

The Press Club board of directors has proposed the constitutional changes indicated below.  A special meeting of the Club membership is scheduled for Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in the Trinity Room of  the Center for Community Cooperation, 2900 Live Oak, in Dallas, beginning at 6 p.m. to consider and vote on the proposed changes which […]

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 […]