About RTCA

The Radio-Television Correspondents’ Association was founded in 1939 and consists of broadcast journalists who report on the United States Congress. Membership includes radio and television broadcasters from around the world.

The RTCA works to protect the rights and privileges of radio and television news reporters who are assigned to bring the news of the United States Congress to viewers and listeners across the globe, and assist in every way possible to maintain the high standards of reporting by its members.

The organization also plays a supporting role in the mission of the Congressional radio and television galleries in promoting access for broadcasters to the elected members of the House and Senate.