RTDNA 2020 Elections

 

Take the Next Step to Be A Leader

Those interested in being considered for the Board of Directors should possess a number of desired attributes:
  • Commitment to participate in at least 3-4 board meetings per year. RTDNA/F board members are also asked to provide financial support to a variety of special events and/or campaigns in conjunction with annual giving to support the organization.
  • Recognized leader in the journalism community. Experience of service to the organization - committee or task force involvement, engaged with the organization on social media, speaker or trainer, etc. - is a plus.
  • Positive leadership attributes, emotional intelligence, ability to work collaboratively and engage in appropriate debate and discussion where needed.
  • Visionary and strategic thinker. Demonstrated ability to innovate within their own sphere of influence. Examples include but are not limited to: incorporating strategy, leadership, future focus, risk taking and an entrepreneur spirit.
In order to be eligible for specific Board of Director positions, you must meet certain qualifications:
  • Chair-elect and Treasurer: Be active members of the association in good standing, including TV News Director/Manager, Radio News Director/Manager, TV News Staff, Radio News Staff, Online and Emerging Media News Professional, New Professional, Educator, Life or Retired, and have served on the Board of Directors for at least one year.
  • Director at Large and Regional Director: Be active members in good standing, including TV News Director/Manager, Radio News Director/Manager, TV News Staff, Radio News Staff, Online and Emerging Media News Professional, New Professional, Educator, Life or Retired for at least one year. Candidates for or holder of the office of regional director must be employed within that region. Candidates for or holder of the office of RTDNA Canada/International Director must be employed outside the United States.
More information about RTDNA volunteer leadership:
What makes a good board member

Board Roles and Reponsibilities
 
If you are interested in being considered for RTDNA leadership and volunteer opportunities, let us know here: