Radio & Television News Association

Monday, August 01, 2005

Welcome to the SoCal RTNA blog!

Welcome to the blog for the Radio & Television News Association of Southern California (RTNA), the only organization for broadcast journalists in the Southland. The Radio & Television News Association of Southern California (RTNA) is a non-profit organization of professional broadcast journalists dedicated to:

  • Protecting the public's right-to-know and First Amendment rights of a free press through our advocacy efforts with government;
  • Facilitating effective and unobtrusive media coverage of important news events through our efforts co-ordinating pool cameras;
  • Promoting excellence in local broadcast journalism through our "Golden Mike Awards";
  • Providing a collegial forum for discussion of relevant issues facing the broadcast news industry through our special events;
  • Encouraging the development of excellent student journalists through our scholarship program;
  • Giving back to the community through special programs like our "Christmas in July" event;
  • Providing a valuable work tool via our Website ( that contains handy research links, job postings, and events listings.

While we are a local organization, the ramifications of our stories and legal actions are nationwide. Here, you will find information on critical issues, resources, and job listings to keep you plugged-in to the world of television and radio news. It's through this blog that we will keep you informed of the many things we are doing to help you, the journalist, gather and report news.

Visit this blog often as we will have our members frequently adding useful information and observations, and feel free to make comments yourself. We would love to hear from you. If you'd like to be updated regularly, be sure to add our site feed to your newsreader (see "Site Feed" in the link list). And don't forget to visit our website at We're looking forward to hearing from you!


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