RTDNA announced its Kaleidoscope Award winners Friday, Sept. 6, at EIJ19. The awards honor exemplary work in journalism that discusses race, gender, ethnicity and sexual orientation. The award highlights work that brings diverse voices to the front of the community.
This year, winners included the podcast We Live Here, which tackles systematic racism in St. Louis, Missouri. RTDNA also recognized the ESPN film Crossroads, about the struggles of a lacrosse team from North Carolina.
Three of the recipients collected their awards at the ceremony.
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Younger journalists and students are redefining what ‘professional dress’ means. Gone are the days of conservative suits and black pencil skirts. Younger journalists are favoring bright colors and bold silhouettes.
Here are some of the smart looks captured at EIJ19.
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This year, RTDNA awarded more than $35,000 in scholarships and fellowships at their 2019 Donor Gala.
Thirteen students and journalists received these awards for exemplary work in news media. This year’s winners covered topics including immigration, poverty, and politics. The selection process favored stories that showed hard work and dedication.
“You have to do the work,” Tony Betton Jr., one of the recipients, said. “If you do the work and don’t worry about getting a reward, you will be rewarded. People will recognize you.”
Betton was awarded the Carole Simpson scholarship, which recognizes the exceptional work of journalists of color.
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