Tardif of WGCU to chair Radio Television Digital News Association

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Amy Tardif, news director of dual licensee WGCU in Fort Myers, Fla., is the first woman in pubradio to chair the Radio Television Digital News Association, reports the local News-Press.

The RTDNA named Tardif  chair-elect Monday at its annual meeting in Anaheim, Calif. She’ll lead next year’s conference in Nashville, Tenn.

The association represents journalists in broadcasting, cable and digital media in more than 30 countries. Tardif previously served as an RTDNA regional director.

Past chair Vincent Duffy, news director of Michigan Radio at the University of Michigan, moves on to chair the Radio Television Digital News Foundation, which provides training programs, seminars, scholarships and research to electronic news professionals.

  • atardif

    I was elected Chair-Elect on Monday. Our Chair this year is Chris Carl, Director of News and Programming at WDEL-AM in Wilmington, DE.

    • mikejanssen

      Thanks for the clarification, the item has been updated.