Safety Committee

The RTDNA Safety Committee is tasked with discussion about and around the safety and security of journalists. In cooperation with the President, Executive Director, staff and other relevant committees and volunteer leadership, the Safety Committee should engage with all sectors of RTDNA membership to encourage reporting of threats, attacks or arrests targeting journalists to RTDNA for appropriate action; uphold the mission of RTDNA’s advocacy efforts by sharing relevant topics, ideas and information with the President and Executive Director, as well as amplifying key advocacy messages to their own networks and peers; provide insight to RTDNA staff on relevant topics and ideas for training around safety and security for journalists; and, ensure topics, discussions and all efforts have a key perspective on diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • JJ Green
    JJ Green
    National Security Correspondent WTOP
    Committee Chair
  • Christopher Post
    Photojournalist / Safety Advisor International Media Support Group
    Committee Vice Chair
  • Blaise Labbe
    Blaise Labbe
    Group News Director Sinclair Broadcast Group
  • Drew Gardner
  • Greg Retsinas
    Greg Retsinas
    News Director KGW
  • Jennifer Seelig
    Jennifer Seelig
    Director of News and Programming KCBS
  • Misty Montano
    Misty Montano
    Digital Director KUSA
  • Ryan Vasquez
    Multimedia News Manager WUFT
  • Sue Kopen Katcef
    Sue Kopen Katcef
    Reporter Maryland Public Television