Members select Esposito as new RTNDA chairman

April 23, 2008

Edward Esposito, VP of information media for Rubber City Radio Group in Akron, OH, was elected as the new chairman of the Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) last week during RTNDA@NAB in Las Vegas.

Esposito succeeds Bill Roswell, director of digital news and media at KYW-AM in Philadelphia.

Stacey Woelfel, news director at KOMU-TV in Columbia, MO, was chosen to be RTNDA’s chairman-elect. He will produce the 2009 RTNDA convention. Loren Tobia, senior account executive at Accuweather, was elected to a three-year term as RTNDA treasurer. This is Tobia's third term as treasurer.

Voting members of the association also chose David Louie, a reporter at KGO-TV in San Francisco, and Ed Tobias, assistant managing editor/broadcast news at The Associated Press in Washington, D.C., to be directors-at-large. They will serve two-year terms.

Representatives elected to the RTNDA Board of Directors also serve as RTNDF trustees.

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