RTNDA is the world’s largest and only professional organization exclusively serving the electronic news profession, is made up of more than 3,000 news directors, news associates, educators and students. Its purpose is to set standards of news gathering and reporting. Although news techniques and technologies have changed since the early years of its founding, RTNDA’s commitment to encouraging excellence in the electronic journalism industry remains the same. Founded as a grassroots organization in 1946, it now has over 3,000 members in 30 countries, as well as student chapters in 30 universities nationwide. The RTNDA publishes Communicator an award-winning monthly magazine for its members. It also recognizes achievement in electronic journalism with numerous awards and prizes, including the coveted Edward R. Murrow Award.
Updated: July 13, 2012