RTDNA: TV Newsroom Diversity at All-Time High


TV newsrooms are more diverse than at any time since it has been tracking the numbers, according to the Radio-Television Digital News Association and a new study in tandem with Hofstra University.

Other takeaways from the latest installment of the 2018 newsroom survey are that Spanish-language stations surveyed for the first time had no other minority staffers than Hispanics, and among all affiliated stations, Fox affiliates had the closes parity between men and women.

Related: TV Station News on Record Run

According to the research, about a quarter (24.8%) of newsroom staffers are people of color–11.&% African American, 10.8% Hispanic or Latino, 2% Asian and .3% Native American.

That is still well below minority representation in the population as a whole, which is about 38%. According to the

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