Membership Types

 

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Membership is open to any electronic journalist. You do not have to be a news director to take advantage of RTDNA membership benefits and services.
 

Radio News Director/Manager - $140 
Voting - any person actively engaged in the preparation of news for a licensed radio or television station, cable system, network or other program service. Includes titles such as GM, VP/News, News Director, Assistant News Director, Program Director, Managing Editor.
 

Radio News Staff - $99 
Voting - any person actively engaged in the preparation of news for a licensed radio or television station, cable system, network or other program service, but NOT in a position to exercise significant editorial supervision of news programming. Includes titles such as Reporter, Producer, Anchor, Correspondent.
 

TV News Director/Manager - $199
Voting - any person actively engaged in the preparation of news for a licensed radio or television station, cable system, network or other program service. Includes titles such as GM, VP/News, News Director, Assistant News Director, EP, Assignment Editor, Managing Editor.
 

TV News Staff - $150 
Voting - any person actively engaged in the preparation of news for a licensed radio or television station, cable system, network or other program service, but NOT in a position to exercise significant editorial supervision of news programming. Includes titles such as Reporter, Producer, Anchor, Correspondent, Photographer.
 

Online News Professional - $145
Voting - any person involved in online (Internet) news.
 

New Professional - $85
Voting - recent college graduate who is actively engaged in the preparation of news or is seeking positions in the field. May designate this category for up to two years after college graduation.
 

Educator - $140
Any person teaching full- or part-time at a high school, college or university.
 

Student - $65
Full-time college students preparing for radio or television journalism careers.
 

Associate - $199 
Any individual supporting the goals of RTDNA, but not qualified for any other category of membership. Includes public relations, media relations and government professionals.
 

Retired - $70
Any individual who is retired and has been an RTDNA member for at least five years. Does not apply to those who leave the field but remain consultants.
 

Supplier - $535
Companies or organizations that provide products, information and/or services to the electronic journalism industry or that utilize the RTDNA membership for business purposes. (membership is for the company/organization, includes one contact person that gets communications; etc. additional staff can be added for $110)
 

Corporate 
A new membership category allowing companies to support RTDNA by enrolling their News Directors and/or other staff as a group.  A corporate membership also provides additional recognition for your company at RTDNA events and in RTDNA publications.  Discounted pricing is offered based on the number of members enrolled.  Contact Mike Cavender, Executive Director, at mikec@rtdna.org  or (770) 622-7011 for more information.
 

If you have any questions about membership in RTDNA contact Karen Hansen: karenh@rtdna.org