Denver Press Club Hall of Fame

The Denver Press Club Hall of Fame honors journalists and communicators who have given tremendous service to the Club or had a distinguished career in Colorado journalism. The Club inducts a handful of members into the Hall of Fame each fall.

2019

Sam Adams

Sam Adams

Former sportswriter at the Denver Post and the Rocky Mountain News

John Sunderland

John Sunderland

Former director of photography for The Denver Post

Tina Griego

Tina Griego

Managing editor at the Colorado Independent, former columnist for the Denver Post and the Rocky Mountain News

Mike Landess

Mike Landess

Former television anchor at KUSA-TV, KDVR-TV and KMGH-TV

Bob Martin

Bob Martin

Posthumous award, former play-by-play announcer for the Denver Broncos on KOA NewsRadio

2018

Jerry Bell

Jerry Bell

Managing editor of KOA NewsRadio

Greg Moore

Greg Moore

Former Editor of The Denver Post

Janet Reeves

Janet Reeves

Director of Photography at the Rocky Mountain News

Anne Trujillo

Anne Trujillo

KMGH-TV News Anchor

John Temple

John Temple

Former editor of the Rocky Mountain News

Lowell Thomas

Lowell Thomas

2017

Adele Arakawa

Adele Arakawa

Former KUSA-TV news anchor

Dean Singleton

Dean Singleton

Former Publisher and Owner of The Denver Post

Irv Moss

Irv Moss

Sports writer who worked at The Denver Post for 60 years

Greg Dobbs

Greg Dobbs

Former ABC News correspondent and Denver Post columnist

Craig F. Walker

Craig F. Walker

2-time Pulitzer Prize winning photographer at The Denver Post

Frances Foster

Frances Foster

2016

Floyd Ciruli

Floyd Ciruli

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Patti Dennis

Patti Dennis

Vice President of KUSA-TV and director of recruiting for TEGNA Media

Carl Miller

Carl Miller

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Dave Krieger

Dave Krieger

Boulder Daily Camera, Rocky Mountain News and The Denver Post

Mary Chase

Mary Chase

Posthumous award, late author of Harvey

2015

Lynn Bartels

Lynn Bartels

Police reporter for the Rocky Mountain News

Mary Chandler

Mary Chandler

Rich Clarkson

Rich Clarkson

The Denver Post, National Geographic and Clarkson Creative

Mike Keefe

Mike Keefe

Denver Post cartoonist

Damon Runyon

Damon Runyon

Posthumous award, former Denver Press Club member and creator of Guys & Dolls

2014

Vincent Carroll

Vincent Carroll

The Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News

Al Nakkula

Al Nakkula

Police reporter for the Rocky Mountain News

Peggy Lowe

Peggy Lowe

Rocky Mountain News and The Denver Post

Mark Stutz

Mark Stutz

Xcel Energy

Robert Threlkeld

Robert Threlkeld

Rocky Mountain News, The Denver Post

2013

Eugene Field

Eugene Field

Denver Tribune

Gary Gerhardt

Gary Gerhardt

Rocky Mountain News

Michael Balfe Howard

Michael Balfe Howard

Rocky Mountain News

Pocky Marranzino Sr.

Pocky Marranzino Sr.

Rocky Mountain News

Garrett Ray

Garrett Ray

Littleton Independent

Joseph S. Sinisi

Joseph S. Sinisi

The Denver Post

2012

Frederick G. Bonfils

Frederick G. Bonfils

The Denver Post

John Dunning

John Dunning

Author and journalist

Kevin Flynn

Kevin Flynn

Rocky Mountain News

Carl Hilliard

Carl Hilliard

Associated Press

Bertha Lynn

Bertha Lynn

KMGH TV

Harry H. Tammen

Harry H. Tammen

The Denver Post

Father Woody (Bert Woodrich)

Father Woody (Bert Woodrich)

Archdiocese of Denver

2011

Bruce Goldberg

Bruce Goldberg

DPC president and associate editor at the Denver Business Journal

Ned High

Ned High

Broadcasting and public relations veteran

Gwin Johnston

Gwin Johnston

Founder of JohnstonWells Public Relations

Leonard “Buzz” Larsen

Leonard “Buzz” Larsen

The Denver Post

Jean Otto

Jean Otto

Formerly of the Rocky Mountain News

Polly Pry

Polly Pry

(Leonel Ross Campbell Anthony O'Bryan), The Denver Post

2010

William Byers

William Byers

Founder of the Rocky Mountain News

Bill Daniels

Bill Daniels

Cable pioneer

Cynthia Hessin

Cynthia Hessin

Reporter and anchor for Rocky Mountain PBS

Mike McPhee

Mike McPhee

Reporter for The Denver Post

Greg Pearson

Greg Pearson

Journalism professor at Metropolitan State College of Denver

Neil Westergaard

Neil Westergaard

Editor for the Denver Business Journal

2009

Red Fenwick

Red Fenwick

"Ridin' the Range" reporter for The Denver Post

Dick Kreck

Dick Kreck

Columnist for The Denver Post

Harry Rhoads

Harry Rhoads

Photographer for the Rocky Mountain News

Marilyn Robinson

Marilyn Robinson

Reporter for The Denver Post

Paula Woodward

Paula Woodward

Investigative reporter for 9News KUSA TV

2008

Denny Dressman

Denny Dressman

Sports editor and vice president of human resources for the Rocky Mountain News, past DPC president

Jack Foster

Jack Foster

Editor for the Rocky Mountain News

Gil Spencer

Gil Spencer

Editor of The Denver Post, New York Daily News and Philadelphia Daily News

Joan White

Joan White

Reporter and editor for the Denver Post

Dick Woodbury

Dick Woodbury

Denver correspondent for Time, reporter for the Denver Post

2007

Helen Bonfils

Helen Bonfils

Publisher of The Denver Post

Patricia Calhoun

Patricia Calhoun

Co-founder, publisher and editor of Westword

John Ensslin

John Ensslin

Reporter for the Rocky Mountain News, past DPC president

Jack Kisling

Jack Kisling

Reporter and columnist for The Denver Post

George Lane

George Lane

Reporter for The Denver Post

2006

Peter Blake

Peter Blake

Reporter and political columnist for the Rocky Mountain News

Joe Fuentes

Joe Fuentes

Reporter for the Rocky Mountain News and public relations professional

Cle Cervi Symons

Cle Cervi Symons

Editor of Cervi's Journal and former Denver Woman's Press Club president

Starr Yelland

Starr Yelland

Anchor and broadcast pioneer for KMGH-Channel 7

2005

Carl Akers

Carl Akers

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Lou Kilzer

Lou Kilzer

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Bill Kostka, Jr.

Bill Kostka, Jr.

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Bill Peery

Bill Peery

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2004

Dan Gibson

Dan Gibson

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Greg Lopez

Greg Lopez

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Roger Ogden

Roger Ogden

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Pat Oliphant

Pat Oliphant

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Ed Stein

Ed Stein

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2003

Fred Brown

Fred Brown

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Jim Conrad

Jim Conrad

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Virginia Culver

Virginia Culver

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Sue O’Brien

Sue O’Brien

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2002

Tom Pade

Tom Pade

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Joe McGowan, Jr.

Joe McGowan, Jr.

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Ralph Moore

Ralph Moore

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Ed Sardella

Ed Sardella

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2001

Paul Conrad

Paul Conrad

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Thomas Hornsby Ferrill

Thomas Hornsby Ferrill

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Edwin Palmer Hoyt

Edwin Palmer Hoyt

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Jean Tool

Jean Tool

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2000

Lee Casey

Lee Casey

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Hall Heffron

Hall Heffron

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Ivan Rosenberg

Ivan Rosenberg

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Zeke Scher

Zeke Scher

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1999

Isabelle Holmes

Isabelle Holmes

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Sam Lusky

Sam Lusky

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Dusty Saunders

Dusty Saunders

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