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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!
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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!
It is with a heavy heart we must announce that the Lone Star Awards is canceled for this year. The Houston Press Club board is looking for options to bring the contest back soon. Thank you to all of the dedicated journalists who have competed throughout the years. You should all be proud of your[…]
Congratulations to all who entered and all who won! The list is below but you can also click here for a .pdf file of the winners! 2018 HPC Lone Star Award Winners Since we are not having a banquet this year we will have to find another way to deliver the awards. If you are in[…]
Hey there, my Texas Media Peeps! Here’s the list (alphabetically) of the 2018 Lone Star Awards finalists – Including Student Categories! Radio Use of Sound David Martin Davies Texas Public Radio “Rebuilding After Harvey: A Rockport Fulton Christmas Carol” Jack Morgan Texas Public Radio “San Antonio Remembers, Sings Praises For Alameda Theater” Jack Morgan Texas[…]
Attention all Texas journalists and PR professionals! It’s time to gather your best work and get ready for the 2018 Lone Star Awards! Every year the Houston Press Club honors the best in Texas media and 2018 could be your year. The Houston Press Club Lone Star Awards contest will accept entries from March 1st[…]
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE 2017 LONE STAR AWARD WINNERS! We had such a great time at last year’s banquet! I know many people weren’t able to attend because of elections and other obligations, but that’s okay, because we have the complete list of winners right here! 2017 Lone Star Awards Winners Program If you couldn’t[…]
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.[…]