TORONTO, Jan. 27 /CNW/ - The Radio Television News Directors Foundation
of Canada is pleased to announce the addition of a new national
The winning candidate must submit a medical news story or feature
designed for television or radio that demonstrates an ability to grasp
medical issues and presents complicated information in a clear,
well-written and compelling way.
"Journalists play a vital role in providing the information the public
needs to make informed decisions about their health, and in holding
policy-makers, medical institutions, and public agencies accountable.
We are proud to play a role in encouraging journalism students to
develop skills that will enhance the public conversation about our
health, through our partnership with the RTNDF, and the creation of the
COLD-FX Scholarship for Medical Journalism," said Warren Michaels,
Vice-President, Communications for Afexa Life Sciences - the maker of
RTNDF awards annually nine national scholarships to Journalism
students. To date, RTNDF scholarships total over $263,000.00 for
deserving Journalism students.
For Scholarship information and submission details, visit www.rtndacanada.com
SOURCE RTNDA Canada
For further information:
For more information, contact Robert Collins, President, RTNDF Canada at 519-452-4274 or email: RCollins@fanshawec.ca or visit www.rtndacanada.com