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2022 Legends of North Texas Journalism Ceremony

Eleven North Texas journalists will be recognized with the industry’s prestigious lifetime excellence award, the Legends of North Texas Journalism on October 13th.



Bestselling biographer Jane Wolfe will be in discussion with Jerome Weeks about her new book Burl at Interbang Books on Thursday, September 8th at 6:00 PM. 


Barry Hoffman Has Died

Press Club of Dallas board member Barry Hoffman has died.  He was 79 years old.

Barry Hoffman was a journalist, editor and communications executive with more than 50 years’ experience in wire service, print and broadcast news.

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Efforts Underway for 10th Legends of North Texas Journalism Awards

DALLAS – March 26, 2022 – The Press Club of Dallas has begun preliminary work to bring back the Legends of North Texas Journalism, the industry’s prestigious lifetime excellence award.  Thanks to financial support from the Dallas Press Club Foundation, a committee of pastLegends will consider new inductees. A Fall ceremony is being planned. The last Legends event was held on May 18, 2019. 

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2022 Student Scholarship Application Is Now Open Until March 1st

The scholarship application for the Press Club of Dallas Foundation Scholarship is now open! Students may login to the website  and apply now through March 1st!      READ MORE


Legend Mike Cochran Has Died

DALLAS (AP) — Mike Cochran, who during a nearly 40-year career with The Associated Press told the stories of Texas’ larger-than-life characters with his rich and detailed writing, and who ended up serving as a pallbearer for Lee Harvey Oswald while covering the presidential assassin’s funeral, has died. He was 85.

Cochran died late Tuesday night after a long battle with cancer, said longtime friend and former AP executive John O. Lumpkin.    READ MORE


Networking Happy Hour

December 8th, 2021 – state & allen, Dallas


Thank you to those who contributed this year.  We more than tripled our previous record amount.


Dotty Griffith – 2013 Legend

Dotty Griffith, trailblazing Texas food journalist, Daily Texan Hall of Fame honoree, cookbook author and longtime restaurant critic at The Dallas Morning News, died Sept. 13 of pancreatic cancer at home in Dallas, surrounded by family. She was 71.   READ MORE


Hugh Aynesworth, Rena Pederson, Ralph Langer

Ralph Langer, 2012 Legend of North Texas Journalism and Club President (1984-85) Has Passed Away.  Read More


Left to Right, Top to Bottom:  Brandon Borick, Caroline Brown, Lexi Quilty, Vanesa Trejo

2021 Student Scholarship Recipients

DALLAS, TX – June 17, 2021 – The Press Club of Dallas Foundation Scholarship Fund has awarded four college scholarships to Dallas area students for the upcoming, academic 2021-22, school year.  The Fund is administered by Communities Foundation of Texas.

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Ron Chapman

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Ron Chapman has died at the age of 85.

Chapman was one of the Press Club of Dallas’ original inductees to the Legends of North Texas Journalism in 2011.



Press Club Member Bud Buchardt has passed away.

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Fort Worth, Texas – Fort Worth and Tarrant County will have a new source for local news with the creation of the Fort Worth Report, its founders announced today. Fort Worth Report will offer deep coverage of civic issues, local government, education and culture in an all-digital platform, beginning this spring. 

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Camille Keith, past-president and long-time Press Club member, has died.

Camille Keith

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                  Krys Boyd Student Press Conference

Krys Boyd Student Press Conference, March 4, at Dallas College – North Lake Campus. 

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