RTDNF Names 2020 Ed Bradley Scholar

RTDNF Names 2020 Presidents Scholars

RTDNF names 2020 Carole Simpson Scholar

Linsey Davis To Headline 2020 First Amendment Awards

RTDNF Unveils First Amendment Honorees

The Radio Television Digital News Foundation has announced the winners of the 30th annual First Amendment Awards. They represent the role journalists play in local and national media to practice the First Amendment. A total of seven awards will be given, to ABC’s David Muir, 60 Minutes, NBC’s Bob Horner, Hearst’s Barbara Maushard, Telemundo’s Lori Montenegro, Sen. Richard Blumenthal and WFLA’s Steve Andrews.

RTDNF Awards $35,000 To Scholars, Fellows

Klobuchar Chosen As First Amendment Defender

Rhodes Explains Airing Fla. Shooting Video

CBS News President David Rhodes, who was honored on Thursday night with the Radio Television Digital News Foundation’s First Amendment Service Award, said that showing cellphone video of the high school shooting was made after discussing “who are we to decide that the truth shouldn’t be seen by a wider audience? If these images can be put in appropriate context by our reporters, aren’t they important for people to see? Our job as a news organization is to reveal these events, not conceal them.”

RTDNF To Honor Rep. Eric Swalwell

RTNDF Announces 1st Amendment Honorees

On March 8, the Radio Television Digital News Foundation will host its 28th annual recognition of First Amendment champions — The First Amendment Awards: Freedom Fails Without A Free Press. This year’s honorees include: NBC’s Meet the Press, MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, CBS News’ David Rhodes, Gretchen Carlson and ABC News’ Robin Roberts.

RTDNF Gives Big On Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday marks the start of the holiday charitable season. RTDNF launches the giving season by awarding more than $30,000 in scholarships and fellowships to 12 new and aspiring journalists — just one way the group demonstrates its commitment to the future of a free press.

Deadline Looms For RTDNF Scholarships

Hubbard: Trump No Threat To Free Press

Picking up an RTNDF award last night, outspoken TV broadcaster Stanley S. Hubbard said that TV news organizations shouldn’t worry about Trump’s incessant media bashing. “I don’t think Trump or anyone else will take away [the First Amendment]. The president has the right to be a jerk just like anybody else.”

RTDNF Introduces Permanent Endowment Fund

RTDNF To Honor Tom Brokaw Next Week

RTDNF To Honor Scripps’ Rich Boehne

RTDNF To Honor Cami McCormick Of CBS News

Thomas To Host RTDNF 1st Amendment Awards

RTDNF Offers Guide For Incoming News Directors

Lougee, Holt, Plante Among RTNDF Honorees

The recipients of the First Amendment Awards presented annually by the Radio Television Digital News Foundation are Gannett Co.’s David Lougee, NBC News’ Lester Holt, ABC News’ Robin Sproul and the Associated Press’ Gary Pruitt. In addition, CBS News’ Bill Plante will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. The ceremony takes place in Washington on March 12, 2014.

RTDNF Offers Newsroom Leadership Guides

When it comes to managing a newsroom, it’s easy to feel like you’re on your own. RTDNA and RTDNF offer dozens of training seminars for news leaders at its annual convention, as well as networking opportunities with newspeople from around the country and around the world. And now, for the first time, it’s offering its most helpful and popular newsroom leadership publications at no charge for you to study.

RTDNF Distinguished Service Award To Simpson

The Radio Television Digital News Foundation (RTDNF) today announced that Carole Simpson is the winner of the 2013 Col. Barney Oldfield Distinguished Service Award, which honors an individual who, through their own efforts, has contributed to the growth and success of RTDNF. Simpson is a former member of the Radio Television Digital News Foundation Board […]

RTDNF To Honor Twitter With 1st Amendment Award

RTDNF To Honor Decherd, Crowley, Siegel

The Radio Television Digital News Foundation will honor three news leaders — Belo’s Robert Decherd, CNN’s Candy Crowley and NBC’s Lloyd Siegel — for their commitment to the First Amendment and excellence in journalism at the 23rd Annual First Amendment Awards Dinner on Thursday, March 14, 2013.

RTDNF Fetes 4 With 1st Amendment Honors

The Radio Television Digital News Foundation honored four news leaders for their commitment to the First Amendment and excellence in journalism at the 22nd Annual First Amendment Awards Dinner last night in Washington. The four honorees were NBC’s Steve Capus, ABC’s Martha Raddatz, Schurz Communications’ Marci Burdick and Global Radio’s Jim Bohannon.

RTDNF Offers Stations Sunshine Week PSAs

RTDNF has produced public service announcements for station to air the week of March 11-17, Sunshine Week, and throughout the year. The PSAs are :15 or :30 in English and Spanish.

Esposito, Named RTDNF Secretary/Treasurer

15 Journalists Win RTDNF German Fellowships

The Radio Television Digital News Foundation announced that 15 producers, reporters and educators have been selected to become journalism fellows in Germany this June as part of its ongoing relationship with the RIAS Berlin Kommission.  This marks the 18th year that the RTDNF and RIAS have been sending journalists to each country under this program. […]

RTDNF To Honor News Orgs On 9/11 Anniversary

RTDNF To Honor Barrett, Blitzer, Schuler

The Radio Television Digital News Foundation will honor three news leaders for their commitment to the First Amendment and excellence in journalism at the 21st Annual First Amendment Awards Dinner on Thursday, March 10, 2011 in Washington. They are Hearst Television’s David Barrett, CNN’s Wolf Blitzer and Raycom Media’s Susana Schuler.

RTDNF To Honor Barrett, Blitzer, Schuler

The Radio Television Digital News Foundation will honor three news leaders for their commitment to the First Amendment and excellence in journalism at the 21st Annual First Amendment Awards Dinner on Thursday, March 10, 2011 in Washington. They are Hearst Television’s David Barrett, CNN’s Wolf Blitzer and Raycom Media’s Susana Schuler.