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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!
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!
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 of finalists yet, click here! So did you win gold, silver or bronze? We’re not going to tell you yet! You can find out by[…]
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[…]
Here is the UPDATED list of categories for the 2016 Lone Star Awards. (We realized we had left several of the newspaper categories off our original post!) Remember, we have two new categories for TV news producers, Television Evening News Broadcast and Television Morning News Broadcast! There are more complete descriptions of the categories in our[…]
Attention all Texas journalists and PR professionals! The Houston Press Club Lone Star Awards contest will accept entries from Leap Day to April Fools’ Day! Every year the Houston Press Club honors the best in Texas media and 2016 could be your year. We are looking for the best of the best, so here[…]