Creation of the RTNDA Canada President's Fellowship

Oct 4, 2007

TORONTO, Oct. 4 /CNW/ - RTNDA Canada - The Association of Electronic
Journalists announces a new Fellowship for working Journalists.
The new award is a $3,000 fellowship for a Canadian electronic journalist
to attend the prestigious Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida. The
Poynter Institute offers a Variety of seminars on issues ranging from
Leadership and Management, to Reporting Writing and Editing, to Ethics and
Diversity, among others. Candidates must have a minimum five years experience
working as an electronic journalist and be an RTNDA Canada member (or become a
member).
RTNDA President Bob McLaughlin says the creation of this fellowship
speaks to "what RTNDA is all about - reaching out and supporting electronic
journalists in Canada. We're committed to offering Canadian journalists news
and extensive opportunities for improving the quality of their work."
Information about Poynter and its many programs are available at
www.poynter.org. Information about the fellowship criteria and RTNDA Canada
are available at www.rtndacanada.com.
RTNDA is the voice of electronic journalists in Canada. It is made up of
more than 400 news directors, reporters, producers, educators, students, and
industry associates across the country. Our goal is to foster the very best in
Radio, Television, and New Media. RTNDA Canada is dedicated to fostering
excellence in electronic journalism.

For further information: Sherry Denesha Operations Manager, RTNDA Canada at (416) 756-2213 or email: sherry@rtndacanada.com


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