For the last few years, PRNDI has awarded two scholarships for early career journalists to attend the annual PRNDI Conference. This year, we had over 20 applicants for these two scholarships, and the decision wasn’t an easy one.  Please join us in congratulating our two winners - Daisy Contreras and Andrea Gutierrez.

Super Shuttle has offered PRNDI Conference attendees a discount on ground transportation when coming to the PRNDI Conference in Washington, DC.  If you book your Super Shuttle transportation using this LINK, you will receive the following discounts:

-        10% off one-way and 10% off round-trip SuperShuttle shared rides;

-        10% off one-way and 10% off round-trip ExecuCar private sedans; and

-        10% off one-way and 10% off round-trip ExecuCar private SUVs

Public Radio News Directors Inc. (PRNDI) has joined with 11 other journalism organizations in signing a resolution in support of global press freedom. The resolution is being released on World Press Freedom Day.  

PRNDI (Public Radio News Directors Inc.) is excited to announce the 2019 Editor of the Year, Karen Frillmann, executive producer of the Narrative Unit at WNYC in New York. Karen was nominated by the journalists of WNYC, who call her the “audio soul of our newsroom.” She has worked off and on at WNYC for more than 30 years. A native of Queens, New York, Karen’s career also includes working as a reporter, senior producer at Simon & Schuster Audio, and a producer and editor for a wide range of programs, series, podcasts and documentaries.

New to our awards this contest year, PRNDI is implementing Newscast days.  We'll have one of these days each calendar quarter during 2019.  Only newscasts from these specific dates will be eligible for entry into the newscast category for the annual PRNDI Awards Competition.

Tomorrow, April 25, 2019 is the second of those four days (the first day was February 19, 2019).  We'll notify you of subsequent newscast days one day before the scheduled date.

From PRNDA Newsletter April 1992

By Morgan Holm, News Director for Oregon Public Broadcasting Radio, Portland, OR

WNYC forms Black Employee Resource Group

Mar 6, 2019

By WNYC's Karen Rouse, the station's New Jersey Reporter who is a member of the PRNDI Communications Committee

New York Public Radio has formed its first ever Black Employee Resource Group as part of an overall effort to foster a supportive and inclusive environment for employees of color, and to hold the organization accountable for its diversity and inclusion goals.

Wondering how much it'll cost to attend this year's PRNDI Conference?  Here is all the information you need. 

Registration is now open.  You can see the full schedule HERE.  The registation form is available HERE.  

New to our awards this contest year, PRNDI is implementing Newscast days.  We'll have one of these days each calendar quarter during 2019.  Only newscasts from these specific dates will be eligible for entry into the newscast category for the annual PRNDI Awards Competition.

Tomorrow, February 19, 2019 is one of those four days.  We'll notify you of subsequent newscast days one day before the scheduled date.

The deadline to enter the 2019 PRNDI Awards competition is Friday March 1 at Midnight Eastern Time.  We thought this might be a good time to answer some questions about the awards competition. 

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