Student Chapters

Does your school have a RTDNA Student Chapter?  If the answer is “no,” it’s time to start one! RTDNA Student Chapters provide extraordinary opportunities to its members with instant access to innovative education and resource tools, networking with professionals in radio, television and online news, scholarships and fellowships, and more.

Applications may be submitted by email to: Karen Hansen at  Applications may also be submitted by fax to: 202.223.4007.  Please note in the subject line of your submission “Student Chapter Application.”

If you should have any questions regarding application submission or chapter status, please submit your inquiry to
Karen Hansen at

Student Chapters, Active as of 11/12

Emerson College - Led by Marsha Della Giustina, Faculty Advisor

Fresno State - Led by Faith Sidlow, Lecturer, Mass Communications & Journalism

West Virginia University - Led by Emily Corio, Faculty Advisor

University of Missouri - Led by Randy Reeves & Samantha Kubota - click here to view the chapter's blog

*in order to be considered an active student chapter, a school must have at least 5 active, paying student members at the national RTDNA level and an official constitution (provided by RTDNA's national office) must be signed. For more information, please email Karen Hansen at