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Pierce Allman Obituary

January 5, 1934 -November 25, 2022 Pierce Morriss Allman, faithful husband, father, granddaddy, entrepreneur, community leader, preservationist and philanthropist, died peacefully November 25th with his beloved family at his side. Pierce achieved many accomplishments and accolades, but he found his greatest joy in his love of Christ. His deepest devotion was to his wife Allie […]

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David Dunnigan Obituary

11-16-1941 – 11-25-2022David was born in Dallas to Howard Dunnigan and Thelma (Stem) Dunnigan. He graduated from Sunset High School in 1959 and the University of North Texas in January 1964 with a BA in Journalism. David began his career as a staff reporter for the Galveston Daily News until he was drafted into the […]

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AP News – October, 2022

Legends of North Texas:  Scott McCartney, Karen Blumenthal John Lumpkin – “It was a night to celebrate journalism – which seems ever more important these days.” So began an email from Scott McCartney, former AP national reporter and retired Wall Street Journal correspondent and columnist, about the induction of him and his late wife Karen Blumenthal into the Legends of North […]

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Photos from 10th Legends

Paul Wahlstrom – I would like to thank the following who helped make the 10th Legends of North Texas Journalism a success:  Paula Aynesworth (sponsorships), Janet St. James (biographies, script finalizing), Greg Ruuska (Dallas College/North Lake, video presentation and recording), Ashton Campbell (the Texas Theatre). PHOTOS – JOHN “DOC” STRANGE – SELIG POLYSCOPE

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2022 Student Scholarship Recipients

Press Club Announces 2022 Student Scholarship Recipients DALLAS, TX – October 1, 2022 – The Press Club of Dallas Foundation Scholarship Fund has awarded three college scholarships to Dallas area students for the upcoming, academic 2022-23, school year.  The Fund is administered by Communities Foundation of Texas. Vanesa Trejo (Skyline High School graduate), who will […]

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2022 Legends of North Texas Journalism Ceremony

Press Club of Dallas to Honor 2022 Legends in Journalism October 13 DALLAS – September 15, 2022 – Eleven North Texas journalists will be recognized with the industry’s prestigious lifetime excellence award, the Legends of North Texas Journalism, from the Press Club of Dallas “We will celebrate the talent and endurance of 11 extraordinary people” […]

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Jane Wolfe – author of Burl

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.    The riveting biography of Burl Osborne, former chairman of The Associated Press and publisher of The Dallas Morning News, who waged and won one of the last great newspaper wars in […]

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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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