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The Press Club of Dallas Newsletter • Truth. Trust. Transparency.

HOT OFF THE PRESS • JULY 2016

New Members, New Events and New Progress
PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE

Greetings!
 

We are looking forward to our Annual Membership Meeting on August 8 at the KERA studios. Details of this free event are included in this newsletter as well as the club’s website and Facebook page. You should have received an email invite so please make sure your information is current in the club’s membership system.    

What takes place at the Annual Membership Meeting? A lot. In addition to networking and catching up with fellow members, we will recap another successful year for the club, say goodbye to long-time board members, welcome new board members and a new President, plus announce the 2016 Press Club of Dallas Foundation Journalism Scholarship Grants.  

We encourage you to RSVP as soon as possible so we have a proper headcount and don’t run out of beer, wine, or food. Thanks for your membership, we hope to see you there.

Frank Librio
President 2015-2016

Cowboys Kickoff with Brad, Babe, Kristi and our moderator Mike Doocy aka "The Dooce"

Visit our
Facebook event for more information. See you there!
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NEWS

Congrats to Our 2016 Candidates

"Meet the Candidates" Night
The Stoneleigh Hotel, July 8th, 2015

What a wonderful evening of celebration! We loved witnessing the enthusiasm of the new media and communications professionals who have been nominated to join our Board of Directors.

And the results are in! Drum roll, please...we are so happy to announce that they have all been approved by the membership!

Preview the 2016 Candidates
Upcoming Annual Membership Meeting
Mark your calendars for our Annual Meeting at KERA on August 8th

Learn more by visiting our Facebook event page
Register Now
Board Moves HQ to The Dallas Entrepreneur Center
Our Board is joining The Dallas Entrepreneur Center for a unique partnership beginning in the Fall of 2016. Serving as the new venue for our BOD Meetings, the DEC will also provide countless opportunities to collaborate and host events with their mentors, members, and thought leaders. In addition, we will be named a sponsor of the monthly program Startup Grind, a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect local entrepreneurs.
Dallas Historical Society Acknowledgement Letter
Dear Mr. Librio,

On behalf of the Dallas Historical Society trustees, staff, members, and future research patrons, I would like to extend my sincere thanks for your recent gift of the Dallas Press Club membership directories. We are very pleased to add these items to our collection to help with our ability to get information online and accessible and are delighted to add them to your existing collection.

Please note that these items have been added to your original accession number of 2014.21 as items A.2014.21.166 and A.2014.21.167.

Again, I thank you for your gift and should you ever have any questions about the Dallas Historical Society, or its collections, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,

Wendy Cole
Archivist
Dallas Historical Society
REPORTER ROUND-UP
 
Fox4 News is Most-Watched During Thursday Night's Continuous Coverage of Police Ambush in Dallas: "Fox4 set a runaway pace all the way from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. in both ratings barometers. On a terrible night for both the city and the Dallas Police Department, it clearly was the news station of choice."

 - Board Member Ed Bark reports on the recent tragedy in our city as well as the strong viewer ratings of several top, local news networks. 

Join us for 2016!
MEMBERSHIP
 166 MEMBERS: 

2 Corporate
14 Emeritus/Living Legends
61 Media/News
48 PR
12 Retired
29 Students
A Big Welcome to Our Newest Club Members:
 
John McCaa – Anchor, WFAA-TV

Casey Norton – Director of Corporate Communications, American Airlines

Christian Waits – Photographer

Erik Wheater – Public Relations, Michael A. Burns and Associates
Your Board of Directors
JOB BANK

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Be sure to check the Press Club of Dallas as your source.
SAVE THE DATE

"Press Club Annual Meeting"
- KERA
 August 8

"Dallas Cowboys Kickoff"
-3015 at Trinity Groves
September 7


"Digitizing the Archive"
- Dallas Historical Society
December 2016
Events Calendar
BE ACTIVE & STAY INVOLVED
 
PCD has established events throughout the year to excite, educate, and energize the media and PR communities of North Texas.

Refer to the events calendar, which includes where to be and what to expect at each function.
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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT



Stacy Bridger, Press Club "Returning" Member

 
In both the profit and non-profit sectors, Stacy is a consultant with over 25 years experience in marketing, fundraising, and event promotion; including organizations and foundations such as Tracy Locke Advertising, The Tarrant County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen, American Heart Association, Mayfest Inc., and River Legacy Parks. A Journalism Major from UNT, Stacy has also worked in Advertising Sales, with both the Dallas Times Herald and Dallas Morning News.

As a former member of the PCD, Stacy served on the committee for the Katy Awards, and participated for over 8 years on the Annual Gridiron Show. She re-joined in 2015, and is looking forward to getting more involved as the club continues to grow. For the past two years, she served as Committee Member for the club's annual Excellence in Journalism - North Texas Legends Awards.
WHO WE ARE

The Press Club of Dallas is a dynamic organization of journalists, and professional communicators, in North Texas  committed to promoting the discipline of journalism, communication, literacy, current affairs and First Amendment freedoms. We value the development, and protection of journalism.
 
DONATIONS
 
The Press Club is a tax exempt, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your tax-deductible support is essential to our mission,  daily operations and our ability to continue the work of journalism and communication.
 
For more information on how to donate to the Club, please contact
president Frank Librio at 214-642-6635.
 
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