February 3, 2017
New York Chapter learns about Newtown film
Carol Anne Dolan, executive producer of the documentary Newtown, speaks at the New York Chapter meeting
On January 17th, the New York chapter of the RCC met at the Episcopal Church Center for their first meeting of the year. The guest speaker this month was Carol Anne Dolan, executive producer of...
February 2, 2017
To RCC Members: please share this Wilbur Award information with your secular media contacts. Think of TV or radio programs, newspaper articles, books you want RCC to honor.
Deadline -- Five days for 2017 Wilbur Awards
Religion Communicators Council to accept entries through Feb. 6
Wilbur Award winners receive a handcrafted stained-glass trophy...
January 24, 2017
Deadline nears for annual awards honoring religion coverage in secular media
CHICAGO — At its annual convention March 30-April 1 in Chicago, the Religion Communicators Council will honor secular media for excellence in communicating religious issues, positive values and themes by presenting its annual Wilbur...
January 18, 2017
Peter Manseau discusses the intersection and importance of religion in American history
By Maya Boddie, Baptist Joint Committee intern
America’s story cannot be told without mentioning religion, and Peter Manseau has been tasked with telling that story at the Smithsonian. The Lilly Endowment Curator of...
January 16, 2017
Public Relations and the President
By Tom McAnally, retired director United Methodist News Service and former national president of RCC
In his one-hour “Dateline NBC” special interview with Lester Holt aired January 13, President Obama said his administration had accomplished its goals and fulfilled many of the desires of those who elected him but had failed in the “PR” field. His comment reminded me of a basic assertion in a classic textbook...
December 17, 2016
“Listen! A Musical Celebration of Christmas at Berea College” to Be Broadcast Saturday, Dec. 24, on CBS
“Listen! A Musical Celebration of Christmas at Berea College” a concert special, will be broadcast Saturday, Dec. 24 (11:35 PM-12:35 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
This hour-long special features a...
December 6, 2016
New workshops announced for Chicago RCC Convention
Religion communicators to gather March 30-April 1, 2017 in Chicago
CHICAGO — “Virtually Here, There and Everywhere: Faith Communications and Presence” is theme of Religion Communicators Council’s three-day convention, March 30-April 1, 2017. Everyone is welcome!
D.C. Chapter explores crisis communication tools
By Maya Boddie
Intern, Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty
Katherine Kerr at the October 2016 meeting of the D.C. Chapter
Every communications expert knows that, at some point, a crisis can and will occur. What every communications expert does not know, is how to properly...