At RTDNA, our mission is to support and promote responsible journalism. We are always looking for actionable insights to help members and readers grow as news leaders. Volunteer contributors are sought for both regular columns and ad hoc pieces, all published on RTDNA.org and in our weekly Communicator newsletter. We aim to share timely insights and advice on the issues and events impacting the broadcast & digital news industry today. We’re a platform for news leaders to discuss journalism’s most pressing questions.

Along with regular posts and commentary from RTDNA's executive director, officers and members of the Board of Directors, our regular contributors include:


 


Nikki Burdine
WKRN-TV, Nashville


Social Media

Local Newsrooms



 


Jeremy Campbell

WXIA-TV, Atlanta


Television
Reporting

 


Christopher Jones-Cruise
Voice of America


Broadcast Writing

Radio Anchoring

           


Pat Duggins
Alabama PublicRadio


Radio Reporting
News Internships


Kevin Finch

Washington and
Lee University

Research
Broadcast News
 


Donna Francavilla
CBS News


Radio/TV Reporting

Interviewing

 


Wayne Freedman
KGO-TV San Francisco


Storytelling

Television Writing


JJ Green
WTOP-FM Wash. DC


Reporter Access
Federal Issues

           


Austin Kellerman
KARK-TV, Little Rock


Television Coverage
Newsroom Management


Melissa Luck
KXLY Spokane, WA


Reporting
Social Media
 


Paul Paolicelli
Retired Journalist


Broadcasting History

Television



 


Bob Papper
Hofstra University


Research

Industry Trends


Simon Perez
Syracuse University


Research
Journalism Education


           


Hank Perritt
Chicago


Drones
Aviation Issues


Steve Safran
Boston


Contemporary Media

Industry News


 
 


Joanne Stevens
New York


Reporting/Anchoring
News Coach


 


Al Sunshine
Miami, FL


Investigative Reporting

Reporter Safety


 


Lynn Walsh
KNSD San Diego, CA


Investigative Reporting

Newsroom Best Practices

           

 


Lydia Timmins
University of Delaware


Teaching

Journalism Education


 


Treena Wood
Vancouver, BC


Journalism Issues
Reporting


 
 


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