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What did local news departments do in 2020 that was new or different? In the words of one radio newsroom manager: “survived a pandemic and...

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By Dan Shelley RTDNA Executive Director On May 25, 2020 – Memorial Day – the name George Floyd was like millions of others in the...

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Contrary to all expectations, local TV news ended 2020 with record high employment – until cuts in March 2021 erased those gains. Local TV...

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TV After falling in 2019 for the first time in seven years, local TV news salaries made gains in 2020. Despite pandemic-related pay cuts, local...

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Download the Full Report TV Despite facing revenue shortfalls, budget cuts and unprecedented operational challenges, local TV stations aired...

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By Vicki Bradley News Director, WTXL ABC27 Being a news director is a privilege. It’s also a position for many that wasn’t the...

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During the past year, the job of seeking and reporting the truth became increasingly dangerous. Journalists were threatened, assaulted and arrested...

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How can you build trust with your audience when trust in the news media is at a historic low? One way is to improve how you manage corrections...

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By Stephanie Bertini One year ago, I sat down to write about how the COVID-19 pandemic suddenly became the story and the focus of all our lives. It...

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By Lucia Starbuck KUNR Public Radio What is the best way to find out how the last year has affected high school students? Hear from them directly....

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How one station’s experience included a surprising and unusual police response By Dan Shelley RTDNA Executive Director On March 8, 2021,...

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By Katalina Deaven Center for Media Engagement Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, television news has served as a crucial source of information...

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