PCD News

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.  […]

Flower Mound Resident Earns Press Club of Dallas Foundation Scholarship

By |July 17th, 2013|

University of Texas at Austin sophomore and Flower Mound resident Rachel Robillard has been announced as the recipient of the Press Club of Dallas Foundation’s $5,000 scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year.

A graduate of Flower Mound High School where she was student body president, a water polo varsity player and assistant coach of the Wellington […]

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