RTNDA, RTNDF name new executive directors

April 17, 2009

The Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) and Radio and Television News Directors Foundation (RTNDF) each announced new leadership April 15.

The RTNDA has named Jane Nassiri as its new executive director, while the RTNDF has appointed Kathleen Graham as its new executive director. Both appointments will become effective June 25 when RTNDA and RTNDF President Barbara Cochran retires.

Nassiri joined RTNDA in 1998 and has served as VP for finance and administration since 2005. Graham joined RTNDF in 1996 and was named VP for foundation programs in 2005. Cochran will serve as president emeritus of both organizations following her retirement.

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