RTDNA Announces Partnership with Reel Media Group

New professional members offered free access to talent development agency

March 1, 2017 (Washington, D.C.) – Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has launched a new partnership with Reel Media Group, a talent development, training and mentorship agency for broadcasters.

Beginning today, RTDNA will now offer new and renewing ‘New Professional’ members four months of free All-Access membership to Reel Media Group’s online training and mentorship community. New Professionals are designated as recent graduates up to two years after graduation.

All-Access membership with Reel Media Group includes on-demand advice and coaching from professionals, discounts on all Reel Media Group programs, and access to networking opportunities and exclusive professional development workshops. Members are also eligible for Reel Media Group’s Job Catalyst Program – a job accelerator and mentorship program for reporters, producers and digital journalists.

“Now more than ever, broadcasters need a safe place – where any question goes, where you can find answers to your questions and a community that fosters networking to find better jobs faster,” said Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel, founder of Reel Media Group. “Our goal is to give young professionals the tools for a long, fulfilling career in broadcasting.”

Reel Media Group is the official broadcast training partner for the Poynter Institute and the only agency certified to teach the Vocal Awareness Techniques as created by Arthur Samuel Joseph and utilized by the nation’s top broadcasters and networks.

“We see tremendous value in offering our young professional members the opportunity to join the Reel Media Group community,” said Mike Cavender, Executive Director of RTDNA. “This partnership will not only connect them to an expansive network of news professionals and mentors, but also help us continue to develop future leaders in journalism.”

RTDNA is the first national membership association to partner with Reel Media Group. To learn more about the exclusive membership benefits provided by RTDNA, visit www.rtdna.org.


About RTDNA 

RTDNA is the world’s largest professional organization devoted exclusively to electronic journalism. Founded as a grassroots organization in 1946, RTDNA works to protect the rights of electronic journalists throughout the country, promotes ethical standards in the industry, provides members with training and education and honors outstanding work in the profession through the Edward R. Murrow Awards.

About Reel Media Group

Reel Media Group is a one-of-a-kind talent development, training and mentorship agency focused on fostering the growth of talent across broadcast and digital platforms. RMG provides aspiring journalists unprecedented access to the industry’s best experts to provide talent with a foundation for a long fulfilling career on television and across digital platforms. For more information, please visit www.reelmediagroup.com.