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Lone Star Awards
Every year the Houston Press Club recognizes Texas’ best. Our contest is open to media professionals working in TV, radio, magazines and to all public relations specialists.
This is our big fundraiser of the year … a multi-media variety show featuring media personalities and newsmakers poking fun at the headlines. Not to be missed!
Now is the perfect time to become a member of HPC! We have a lot of great events coming up!
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Originally established in 1949 the Houston Press Club has been dedicated to promoting quality journalism and encouraging the next generation of journalists. Our scholarship program has given out hundreds of thousands of dollars over the years and we are working hard to keep the tradition going!
2017 LONE STAR AWARDS CATEGORIES LIST 1. Newspaper – a. Print Journalist of the Year: must submit three (3) samples of candidate’s writing – one of which is entered in another category b. News or Feature Story: coverage of breaking or developing news or personality profile, coverage of lifestyle, humorous report c. Investigative Reporting: entries[…]
We had a great time at this year’s Lone Star Awards banquet at Rice University’s Grand Hall. Congratulations to all the winners listed below. You can also see the official program, complete with all of the judge’s comments by clicking here! HPC 2016 Lone Star Awards Program The file also has information on how you[…]
We are getting excited for the 2016 Lone Star Awards! We will have a lot of fun but we have to make sure you know exactly where to go! The event will be on Saturday, June 25, in the Grand Hall in the Rice University Student Center. The cocktail reception starts at 6pm and dinner[…]
!! UPDATE !! The RSVP deadline has been pushed back to Wednesday June 15! Tables are filling up fast, don’t miss out on the fun! Congratulations to all finalists for this year’s Houston Press Club’s Lone Star Awards! This was one of our toughest competitions in years! If you haven’t seen the list[…]
Here it is! The complete list of finalists for the 2016 Lone Star Awards! They are listed in alphabetical order so don’t try to guess who got first, second or third. They will be announced during the 2016 Lone Star Awards Banquet on June 25 at Rice University. Click here for more information about the banquet.[…]
What a tough year this has been for the Lone Star Awards. All the judges have commented on the high quality of the entries and the difficulty they had narrowing down their selections to First, Second and Third place! We are preparing the names of the winners for the engravers and will have a complete[…]
Howdy, all my Texas Media peeps! The deadline for joining the 2016 Lone Star Awards has come and gone and, as expected, we had a big last minute rush of entries. This year will be one of the most competitive in years! We have more entries than in several years past and saw some entries[…]
We are having a great turnout this year but I know a few of you still need a little more time. We have made one final extension to the deadline. You now have until 11pm CT Sunday April 10 to get your entries in! This will give you the weekend to put the finishing touches[…]
We have heard from several contestants, new and old, that they needed a little more time to get their entries together. WISH GRANTED! We are extending the deadline for this year’s contest until Friday, April 8, 11pm CST. We are looking for the best of the best, so here is your chance to show off.[…]
Just a quick reminder that you can save big money by becoming a member of the Houston Press Club! It costs $50 per entry for the Lone Star Awards but it’s only $30 for members. If you submit four entries you have already paid for your membership! Additionally, members get discounts four the Lone Star[…]