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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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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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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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2019 Legends Awards Sponsors

Press Club of Dallas would like to extend our appreciation and gratitude to our generous sponsors. To learn more about the 2019 Legends Awards, please click here         About the Press Club of Dallas:  The Dallas Press Club is a tax exempt, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, founded in 1948 with the mission to […]

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Press Club of Dallas’ 9th Annual Legends Awards

Eight 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. The 9th annual “Legends” reception and awards ceremony will be held at the historic Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, 411 Elm St., on Saturday, May 18 from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. The […]

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