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Award Recipients Announced 74th Annual Radio & Television Congressional Correspondents’ Dinner

The RTCA is pleased to announce the following awards to our radio and television journalists: Jamie Dupree, Cox Media Group 2018 Career Achievement Award for Distinguished Reporting on Congress The Career Achievement Award for Distinguished Reporting on Congress honors the distinguished career of a Washington broadcaster who represents career achievement and dedication to Congressional coverage.…
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Executive Committee Election Notice

Petitions nominating members to stand for election to the Executive Committee of the Radio-Television Correspondents Galleries are now being accepted.  There are four vacancies to be filled.  Any active member (as opposed to non-voting or temporary member) may be nominated by a petition signed by twelve active members.  Petitions must be submitted to any member of…
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Senator Jeff Flake to Keynote 74th Annual Radio & Television Congressional Correspondents’ Dinner

Arizona Republican Senator Jeff Flake will deliver the keynote address at the 74th Annual Radio & Television Congressional Correspondents’ Dinner on November 14 at The Anthem.   Senator Jeff Flake is a fifth-generation Arizonan and was elected to U.S. Senate in 2012. He also served for six terms in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2001-2013…
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2018 RTCA Dinner Award Announcements

Dear RTCA members, I’m happy to kick off the 2018 submission process for the Joan S. Barone, David Bloom and Jerry Thompson Awards. Winners will be presented at the 74th annual Radio & Television Correspondents’ Association Dinner, set for November 14, 2018 at The Anthem. The deadline for submissions is Friday, October 19 at 5:00 pm…
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RTCA statement on the Annapolis shooting

On behalf of the 3,000-member Radio & Television Correspondents’ Association, the Executive Committee of the RTCA expresses profound sadness over Thursday’s shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland.  The journalists who were killed & wounded were merely doing their jobs, just as they had every other day, delivering the news to the communities…
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Longtime CBS correspondent Bob Fuss dies at age 64

The RTCA Executive Committee is saddened to report the passing of longtime CBS correspondent Bob Fuss.  From CBS News:  Robert J. “Bob” Fuss, a veteran radio journalist, died Sunday at his Falls Church, Virginia, home. He was 64. The cause was a rare form of leukemia, his close friend Peter Maer said.  Fuss served as…
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RTCA Executive Committee Announcement

Thursday, May 16, 2018 The Executive Committee of the Congressional Radio-TV Correspondents’ Galleries announces Mariam Khan from ABC News will serve as its new Chair for the remainder of the year.  Ms. Khan replaces Walt Cronkite, who stepped down on May 14 upon accepting a new position outside of CBS News.  Per the Committee’s bylaws,…
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SAVE THE DATE: 74th Annual Congressional Correspondents’ Dinner

The Radio & Television Correspondents’ Association is thrilled to announce the 74th Annual Congressional Correspondents’ Dinner will occur at The Anthem in Washington, DC on the evening of Wednesday, November 14, 2018. This year, with a new location at Washington’s newest live music venue located at the District Wharf, we are looking forward to honoring…
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2017 RTCA Executive Committee Election Results

RADIO TELEVISION CORRESPONDENTS’ GALLERIES 2017 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ELECTION RESULTS Thank you to all the candidates who ran for election to serve on the Executive Committee of Correspondents of the Congressional Radio-Television Galleries. The top three vote-getters are elected to serve a two-year term.  The person receiving the greatest number of votes will serve as Chair…
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RTCA response regarding RT Network

The Executive Committee of the Congressional Radio-TV Correspondents’ Galleries has received many inquiries regarding our decision to revoke RT’s accreditation following their recent filing as a “foreign agent” with the U.S. Justice Department.  In a widely reported response to our decision, RT has questioned the accreditation status of NHK, Japan’s largest publicly-funded broadcast outlet and…
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