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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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House Speaker Paul Ryan to Keynote 73rd Annual Congressional Correspondents Dinner

House Speaker Paul Ryan will deliver keynote remarks at the 73rd Annual Congressional Correspondents Dinner on October 25 at the National Building Museum. The Wisconsin Republican currently serves as the country’s 54th Speaker of the House and was the 2012 Republican vice presidential nominee. Ryan has represented Wisconsin’s 1st congressional district since 1999. 

Roy Wood, Jr., correspondent for “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,” to headline RTCA Annual Dinner

Dear RTCA members: The Radio & Television Correspondents’ Association is pleased to announce Roy Wood, Jr., a correspondent for Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,” as its headline entertainer at the 73rd annual Congressional Correspondents Dinner set for October 25, 2017 at the National Building Museum. Wood became part of “The Best F#@ing News Team” as a…
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RTCA 2017 Annual Award Competition: Barone, Bloom and Thompson Awards

Dear RTCA members, We are happy to kick off the 2017 submission process for the Joan S. Barone, David Bloom and Jerry Thompson awards. Winners will be announced at the 73rd annual Radio & Television Correspondents’ Association Dinner, set for October 25, 2017 at the National Building Museum. The deadline for submissions is Friday, September 29…
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