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Capitol Hill Press Corps Want Transparency for All Investigations Into January 6 Attack on Capitol

The following letter was sent by the chairs of all four Capitol Hill press galleries to Senate and House Leadership, Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, House Committee on Administration, and Representative Tim Ryan on the need for transparency in any investigation into the attack on the Capitol January 6th.  ======== We, the representatives of…
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RTCA December Meeting Announcement

UPDATE: The RTCA Executive Committee now plans to hold its next meeting Tuesday, December 22 @ 11am. The previous scheduled date was Monday, December 21, but that has changed due to the ongoing Government Funding/COVID relief negotiations. Please watch your email for more information and details.

RTCA Election Announcement

Dear Members,  As December approaches, the Executive Committee would like to inform members of a few changes regarding the upcoming RTCA Committee elections.  The main change this year – due to safety concerns during the pandemic – is that the elections will be held online on January 27 and 28, the week after the Inauguration; and the…
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2020 RTCA Awards Announcement

The Radio Television Correspondents’ Association is proud to unveil our 2020 Award Winners. Please visit our special website at to find out the winners of the Joan S. Barone, David Bloom, Jerry Thompson, and Career Achievement Awards. The RTCA Executive Committee has also chosen to add a philanthropic aspect this year. We will be donating $5000…
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RTCA Executive Committee Meeting Announcement

Dear Members, The RTCA Executive Committee will be holding a meeting this Friday the 13th at an updated time of 12:00PM via Cisco Webex.  We hope that you will be able to join us. Thanks, Jason Donner Radio and Television Correspondents’ Association Chair

Capitol Press Chairs Send Letters to Speaker Pelosi and Leader McConnell Regarding COVID-19 Safety Precautions on Capitol Hill

Dear Radio-TV Gallery Members, The Chairs of all four Congressional press galleries sent letters today to Leader McConnell and Speaker Pelosi regarding COVID-19 safety precautions on Capitol Hill.  We also CC’d Leader Schumer, Senate Rules Committee Chairman Roy Blunt, Senate Rules Committee Ranking Member Amy Klobuchar, and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. ======= October 6,…
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A Reminder about Safety Precautions on Capitol Hill

Dear Members,   We would like to remind everyone to take all safety precautions necessary when reporting on Capitol Hill during the COVID-19 pandemic as more of our colleagues return to cover the process of selecting the next Supreme Court justice.  The Executive Committee anticipates more reporters returning to work making corridors and hallways even more…
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Virtual RTCA Executive Committee Meeting Announcement

Dear Members,  The next RTCA Executive Committee meeting will be held virtually via Cisco Webex on Monday, September 14 at 12:30pm.   In this meeting we will be discussing an update to the association’s Constitution and Bylaws, which we plan to vote on in this upcoming December’s election. The Constitution and Bylaws were last updated in…
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2020 RTCA Awards Submission Announcement

Dear RTCA Members,  I’m happy to kick off the 2020 submission process for the Joan S. Barone, David Bloom and Jerry Thompson Memorial Awards.   Winners will be presented online in a special and exciting way to RTCA members this fall.  The deadline for submissions is Friday, September 18, 2020 at 5pm EDT, and submissions would…
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A Note Regarding the 2020 RTCA Dinner

Dear Members,  The Executive Committee of the Radio and Television Correspondents’ Association has decided not to hold its annual dinner in 2020 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  Although the committee wishes we could all gather and celebrate this past year, the health and safety of our members is our top priority.  However, awards will…
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