Richard Washington III is moving from Assistant News Director in Charlotte, NC to News Director in Hartford, CT.
“This is a tremendous honor to have a seat at the table,” he said. “I know that I can help forge a path for people like me.”
According to the latest RTDNA/Newhouse School at Syracuse University Survey, “African American representation among local news directors dropped 1.6 percentage points and representation of Hispanic and/or Latino news directors was down 0.7 points.”
(1) Transitioning from producing to management 6:43
(2) Latest data from RTDNA 19:00
(3) Working in news through a pandemic & 2020 summer protests 22:00
(4) Advice for young journalists 25:30
(5) Thoughts on future of journalism 28:00
(6) Advice for journalism students 32:19
Listen to the full interview, with Richard Washington III on Apple podcasts, Google podcasts, Spotify or here on the site (click play above).