TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2011 /CNW/ - RTDNA Canada - The Association of
Electronic Journalists - is now accepting applications for the annual
President's Fellowship. The fellowship provides an opportunity for a
working journalist to attend a seminar at the Poynter Institute in St.
Petersburg, Florida. Poynter offers an assortment of seminars on issues
ranging from Leadership and Management, to Reporting Writing and
Editing, to Ethics and Diversity, among others.
The journalist must have a minimum five years experience and be a member
of RTDNA Canada. The Fellowship will cover expenses for travel,
accommodations, session fees, and a daily per diem up to $3,000.
To apply, journalists should complete the online application form, and explain in less than 500 words why you would benefit from this
experience. We also require an updated resume, and a letter from your
employer. The final decision is based upon acceptance of your
registration with the Poynter Institute. Information about Poynter and
its many programs are available at www.poynter.org. Information about RTDNA Canada is available at www.rtdnacanada.com. Applications for the President's Fellowship must be received by
February 29, 2012.
RTDNA Canada is the voice of electronic journalists and news managers in
Canada. The members of RTDNA Canada recognize the responsibility of
electronic journalists to promote and to protect the freedom to report
independently about matters of public interest and to present a wide
range of expressions, opinions and ideas. The RTDNA Canada Code of
Ethics, adopted by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council, is used to
measure fairness and accuracy in the profession.
SOURCE RTDNA Canada
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