TORONTO, May 9 /CNW/ - RTNDA Canada - The Association of Electronic
Journalists - is pleased to announce that Cristina Tenaglia has been
selected as recipient of the RTNDA Canada President's Fellowship. The
Fellowship of up to $3,000 is offered to a working electronic
journalist annually 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.
"Cristina Tenaglia was one of many excellent applicants for the
President's Fellowship," said RTNDA Canada President Andy LeBlanc.
"Cristina has been an active member of our organization since 2008, and
I am pleased that we are investing in the education of one of RTNDA
Canada's new generation of electronic journalists."
Tenaglia has been a member of RTNDA Canada since 2008, and plans to
attend the TV Power Reporting session at the Poynter Institute. She is
a graduate of Ryerson University and has worked with Rogers TV and now
"I am incredibly honoured to have been awarded this opportunity," said
Fellowship winner Cristina Tenaglia. "I've always admired Poynter as an
institution and I look forward to making the most of this experience.
Thank you to RTNDA Canada for investing in me, as a young journalist."
The President's Fellowship was announced during RTNDA Canada's Central
Region conference in Kitchener-Waterloo this past weekend.
RTNDA Canada is the voice of electronic journalists and news managers in
Canada. The members of RTNDA Canada recognize the responsibility of
broadcast 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 RTNDA Canada Code of
Ethics, adopted by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council, is used to
measure fairness and accuracy in the profession.
SOURCE RTNDA Canada
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