Promoting Excellence in Texas Journalism


Latest News

Winners Announced in Annual Green Awards

Each year the Headliners Foundation of Texas recognizes the best—the journalists who report and write outstanding stories, take riveting photos and design content for impact and accessibility – with the Charles E. Green Award. Winners for the 2018 Green Awards were announced at the annual convention for the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors on March 3, 2019.

Tom Fox/Dallas Morning News

Tom Fox/Dallas Morning News


Recent Event


An Evening with Verne Lundquist

The Headliners Foundation honored Verne Lundquist, one of America’s most beloved sportscasters, on February 26, 2019 at the Headliners Club in Austin.


In Memoriam

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In Memoriam: Bud Shivers

We lost one of our strongest, long-serving leaders, and a dear friend.

Headliners Foundation Governor Emeritus and former Chair Robert Allan “Bud” Shivers Jr. died Jan. 8, 2019. He was 72.

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Learning Lab

The Headliners Foundation’s website provides dozens of timely interviews and presentations with leading Texas reporters and editors who share how they produce prize-winning journalism and discuss issues confronting today’s fast-changing media strategies. See some of the latest below.


Latest Updates from the Foundation


Special Report



The Headliners Foundation recently partnered with the University of North Texas on an exhibit featuring women pioneers in journalism. Click below to read more about the event.