2019 RTDNAC Student Workshop

Students from across the Carolinas, this is your chance to network with news managers and educators and gain knowledge that will help as you prepare for graduation and seeking that first job.

The RTDNAC Student Workshop will take place at the WBTV Studios at 1 Julian Place on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 from 9:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The registration desk will open at 8:30 that morning. (In case of inclement weather, the workshop will be held on Feb. 23.)

There is no fee for the workshop, but space is limited. Please register online by Feb. 7. The workshop is open to students enrolled at universities and colleges in North and South Carolina.

This year's workshop will include the following sessions conducted by broadcast professionals from across the Carolinas:

  • The Broadcast Voice
  • Reporting/Anchoring
  • Producing TV newscasts
  • Production
  • Sports
  • Radio news
  • Photography
  • Online news and social media
  • Landing that first job

Students will also be given the opportunity to have their work critiqued by professionals. Samples of students’ work must be accessible online.

For more information, contact:
Pete Poore
RTNDAC Board Member & Scholarship Chair
S.C. Department of Transportation
(803) 737-1270
PooreJP@scdot.org

Applications open for 2019 scholarships

The Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas (RTDNAC) is once again proud to announce the opening of its Dr. John R. Bittner College Scholarship Competition. Each year, RTDNAC awards two $1,500 scholarships, one each to a student in North and South Carolina.

Students currently enrolled in two-year or four-year colleges and universities who are rising juniors, seniors or graduate students, and are pursuing a major course of study with emphasis in broadcast and/or digital journalism are encouraged to apply.

The scholarships are made possible by Capitol Broadcasting Company/WRAL, Hearst Television, Inc./WYFF 4 and the RTDNAC Board of Directors.

The scholarship is named after the late Dr. John Robert Bittner, a professor at the School of Journalism & Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, who served as the first executive director of RTDNAC.

RTDNAC/AP Awards winners announced

RTDNAC and AP announced the winners of the 2018 awards competition, which recognizes the best of TV, radio, website and collegiate work from July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2018. (View the list.)

Winners were recognized Nov. 10, 2018, at the RTDNAC/AP convention and awards luncheon.

RTDNAC names 2018 scholarship winners

The Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas (RTDNAC) proudly presented two scholarships during its annual workshop for college students on Feb. 10.

(Meet the winners ...)

2018 Student Workshop

The RTDNAC Student Workshop took place Feb. 10, 2018, at the WBTV Studios. More than 90 students attended a variety of sessions, received feedback on their work, and networked with professionals.

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