Ten journalists have been elected to serve on the board of directors of the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA). Three are new board members, six were re-elected and one will serve a year as chair-elect of the organization. Two current executive committee members also will advance to new roles.
Scott Libin, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN is the new Chair-Elect of RTDNA. Libin has previously served as a regional director and chair of RTDNA's Ethics Committee. He will also serve as RTDNA's executive producer of the Association's next national convention, Excellence in Journalism 2017 in Anaheim, CA. The Chair-Elect becomes Chair of RTDNA in year two and Chair of RTDNF in year three of a three-year cycle on the Executive Committee.
Vincent Duffy - Michigan Radio, Ann Arbor, MI becomes the 69th Chair of RTDNA, only the second person to serve two terms in the group's highest office. Duffy has previously served as as well as a regional director and director at-large.
Kathy Walker - News Director, KOA-AM Denver, CO becomes Chair of the Radio Television Digital News Foundation (RTDNF) for 2016-2017, to complete the three-year leadership cycle on the executive committee.
Sheryl Worsley, KSL-AM, Salt Lake City, UT was re-elected to a two-year term as the regional director for Region 3, including Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.
Mark Millage, Media Minefield, Minneapolis, MN was elected as the regional director for Region 4, including Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Millage has previously served as Chair of RTDNA.
Scott Brady, KYTV-TV, Springfield, MO was re-elected as the regional director for Region 5, including Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.
David Wagner, KLST-TV, San Angelo, TX was elected to a two-year term as the regional director for Region 6, including Oklahoma and Texas.
Gary Wordlaw, WVLA/WGMB-TV, Baton Rouge, LA was elected to a two-year term as the regional director for Region 9, including Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi.
Andrew Vrees, WCVB-TV, Boston, MA was re-elected to a two-year term as the regional director for Region 10, including Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
Terence Shepherd, WLRN-FM, Miami, FL was re-elected as the regional director for Region 13, including Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
Blaise Labbe, WOAI/KABB-TV, San Antonio, TX was elected to a two-year term as a director at-large.
Chip Mahaney, E.W. Scripps Co., Cincinnati, OH was elected to a two-year term as a director at-large. Mahaney has previously served on the board.
A complete listing of all members of the RTDNA board of directors is available on our Board of Directors page.