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RELIGION NEWS ASSOCIATION (RNA) is the premier journalism association for people who write about religion in the news media. We offer training and tools to help journalists cover religion with balance, accuracy and insight.

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Mission: To promote excellence in religion reporting in the news media.

Vision: RNA will achieve its mission by providing education and other resources for its members by raising awareness of the importance of religion coverage in the secular media.


RNA BOARD OF DIRECTORS & OFFICERS

Full members elect up to 60 percent of RNA board members from among RNA's voting members for three-year terms. Board members may serve up to three consecutive terms. Officers are elected for one-year terms. The board receives advice and support, when needed, from the President's Council. The council is composed of the living past RNA presidents and serves as RNA's institutional memory.

Manya Brachear
Pashman


President
Board Member

 

Jeff Diamant

Vice President
Board Member
Contest Chairman 
Kate Shellnutt

Vice President
Board Member
Membership Chair

Ken Chitwood

Treasurer
Board Member
Nominating Chairman
Elaine Justice

Secretary
Board Member 

 


Liz Kineke

Board Member 

Betsy Shirley

Board Member

Simran Jeet Singh

Board Member

Bob Smietana

Board Member
Conference Co-Chairman

Peter Smith

Board Member
Top 10 Committee Chairman

 


RELIGION NEWS FOUNDATION (RNF) is the 501(c)(3) educational and charitable arm of the Religion News Association.

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Mission: The mission of the Religion News Foundation is to strengthen and encourage religion reporting as a means of improving public understanding of religion. The primary means of doing this is by providing journalists in the secular media access to useful resources, examples of best practices and opportunities for increased communication with one another.

Vision: RNF shall accomplish its mission by supporting and funding the work of the RNA and through its own programs to promote excellence in religion reporting.

 

TOOLS & RESOURCES

RELIGIONLINK provides free story ideas, resources, and sources for journalists reporting on current religion topics around the world. >> Go to ReligionLink.com

REPORTING ON RELIGION PRIMER This booklet will guide you through the basics of reporting on religion, pointing you to important resources and considerations. >> Click to Download PDF Version

RELIGION STYLEBOOK is an easy-to-use, authoritative guide created for journalists who report on religion in the mainstream media. >> Go to ReligionStylebook.com

RELIGION NEWS SERVICE is a non-profit, limited liability corporation owned by the Religion News Foundation. RNS aims to be the largest single source of news about religion, spirituality and ideas. We strive to inform, illuminate and inspire public discourse on matters relating to belief and convictions. >> Go to ReligionNews.com

 

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