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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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RTCA Executive Committee votes to revoke RT credentials

The Executive Committee of the Congressional Radio & Television Correspondents’ Galleries exercised its authority, as granted by the rules of the House and the Senate, to withdraw the news credentials of the RT Network by unanimous vote on November 21, 2017. RT Network was notified of the decision on November 29, 2017.   

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 three 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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Expansion of RTCA voting rights

The Executive Committee of the Radio-Television Correspondents’ Galleries voted unanimously to expand its election voting rights to include credentialed members whose main responsibilities are technical in nature.  Providing full membership status to this group properly acknowledges their broadcast expertise in covering Capitol Hill and will give your Gallery enhanced perspective to improve and protect our…
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RTCA Announces Radio Personality Bobby Bones As Guest Emcee at the 73rd Annual RTCA Dinner

Dear RTCA members: The Radio & Television Correspondents’ Association is pleased to announce nationally-syndicated radio personality Bobby Bones will serve as guest emcee at the 73rd annual Congressional Correspondents Dinner set for October 25, 2017 at the National Building Museum. Bones’ weekday radio program, The Bobby Bones Show originates from iHeartMedia’s WSIX-FM in Nashville, Tennessee and is heard on…
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