12.07.2011 11:05 AM
RTDNA & Foundation Names Cavender Executive Director

WASHINGTON: The Radio Television Digital News Association has selected Mike Cavender to serve as the organization’s executive director.

Cavender, who will also oversee the Radio Television Digital News Foundation, is a 25-year broadcast and digital media veteran and life member of RTDNA. A senior-level communications executive with major market TV news management experience, he was formerly vice president of client solutions for Synaptic Digital, a multichannel media creation and distribution platform. Previously, he served as a vice president and news director at CBS television affiliates in Washington, Atlanta, Tampa, and Nashville, Tenn. Additionally, Cavender held board leadership roles at RTDNA/F for 20 years, serving as chairman, director, trustee and treasurer. Earlier in his career, Cavender was a writer, producer and executive producer.

“My goal, in the weeks and months ahead, is to spearhead an effort to make RTDNA the most valuable professional resource it can be,” Cavender said in his first blog post. “Whether it’s day-to-day best practices, First Amendment advocacy, ethics training, job placement, overseas programs--when you need professional support, I want RTDNA to be the first place you look.

-- Television Broadcast



Comments
Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found




Tuesday 03:07 PM
WMUR-TV Says FAA Drone Rules Preclude ENG
The FAA’s current rules and proposed ban on flight over people, requirement of visual line of sight and restriction on nighttime flying, effectively prohibit broadcasters from using UAS for newsgathering. ~ WMUR-TV General Manager Jeff Bartlett

Zazil Media Group /   Thursday 11:51 AM
Orad Presents 3D Pre-Visualization at NAB Booth SL6317
Wall Street Communications /   Thursday 03:53 PM
Digigram Marks 30 Years of Innovation With Launch of New Visual Identity

 
Featured Articles
Discover TV Technology