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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. A Dallas native he spent his entire journalism career in the Northeast. He moved back to Dallas ten years ago.  He was a […]

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10th Legends of North Texas Journalism

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 […]

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2022 Student Scholarship Applications Are 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! The timeline for 2022 is as follows: January 15: Application Opens Online March 1: Application Deadline Week of March 23: Scholarship Committee Meets to Deliberate  Press Club of Dallas Foundation Scholarship FundThe Press Club of Dallas Foundation […]

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Press Club 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 […]

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Networking Happy Hour

Wednesday, December 8th, 4 to 7 pm state & allen 2400 Allen Street Dallas, TX  75204 214-239-1990 state & allen Website Map to state & allen appetizers provided – pay for your drinks Free 3-hour parking next door on Allen St.

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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. She wrote a weekly restaurant and food column for Katy Trail Weekly until shortly before her death. As an […]

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Ralph Langer, Legend and Press Club President

Ralph Langer, 2012 Legend of North Texas Journalism, and club president (1984-85) has passed away. Excerpts taken from the Dallas Morning News obituary:  Ralph Langer, a retired editor and executive vice president of The Dallas Morning News who led the newsroom during one of the most closely watched daily newspaper wars of the 1980s and 1990s, has […]

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Off the Record

Press Club Announces 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. A $5,000 scholarship was awarded to Brandon Borick (Colleyville Heritage High School graduate), who is […]

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Ron Chapman

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. From his Radio Hall of Fame biography: Ron Chapman’s radio career began in 1953—the day he graduated from high school—when he became a disc jockey at […]

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Bud Buschardt

Press Club of Dallas member Bud Buschardt died on Monday, March 15.  He was 79 years old. A Houston native, Buschardt has been an on-air personality, a radio consultant, a radio/television producer, writer, and a record collector. His home studio contained a music library of more than 200,000 records, tapes and CDs. In 1977, he […]

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New Membership Cards

Who is Eligible to Receive a Card Anyone who joined or renewed their membership in the past 9 months (April to December, 2020) can request a membership card (no charge). orThose who join or renew their membership in the next 3 months (January to March, 2021) can also request a membership card (no charge). Join or renew here […]

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