ABC News' Brian Ross keynote speaker for fall convention

Brian Ross, ABC News chief investigative correspondent ABC News Chief Investigative Correspondent Brian Ross will be the keynote speaker at the RTDNAC/AP Convention and Awards Luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Ross joined ABC News in 1994, reporting for several ABC programs, including “Nightline,” “World News Tonight with David Muir,” “Good Morning America” and “20/20.”

A highly decorated investigative journalist, Ross has earned multiple George Polk Awards, Peabody Awards, Emmy Awards, duPont-Columbia Awards and Edward R. Murrow Awards, among others.

Prior to his work with ABC, he was a longtime reporter with NBC News. He started his career as a reporter in Waterloo, Iowa, in 1971.

Students learn from pros at RTDNAC workshop

The WBTV newsroom was a bundle of energy on Saturday, Feb. 13, as students from around the Carolinas descended on Charlotte for the 2016 RTDNAC Student Workshop. A whopping 106 students listened as newsroom leaders from around the region discussed how to thrive in the news business. Read more ...

Now accepting entries for 2016 RTDNAC/AP Awards contest

RTDNAC and The Associated Press are now accepting entries for the 2016 RTDNAC/AP Awards contest, which recognizes the best of TV, radio and website work in North Carolina and South Carolina from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. The entry deadline is Aug. 12 for professionals and Sept. 16 for students. View contest rules and categories.

RTDNAC presents 2016 Dr. John R. Bittner Scholarships

The Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas (RTDNAC) presented scholarships to two students at the annual RTDNAC Student Workshop held on February 13, 2016, at WBTV in Charlotte, NC.

The 2016 winner for North Carolina is Jaclyn Lee, a junior at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill with a double major in Broadcast Journalism and Peace, War and Defense. Abbey O’Brien is the 2016 South Carolina winner. Abbey is from Acworth, Georgia. She is a senior attending the University of South Carolina majoring in Broadcast Journalism.

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RTDNAC/AP Awards winners announced

RTDNAC and AP are pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 awards competition, which recognizes the best of TV, radio, website and collegiate work from July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015. (View the list.)

Winners were revealed Nov. 7, 2015, at the RTDNAC/AP convention and awards luncheon.

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