Column offers pep talk for news managers


It’s been a crazy couple of months for newsrooms, and news directors are no doubt stressed from covering the pandemic, figuring out how to manage a newsroom through a pandemic, and now the death of George Floyd and all that has come from that.

Candy Altman, retired VP News at Hearst Television, shared words of encouragement in this column for RTDNA.

Here’s some of what she wrote:

“You are a decision maker by training— the best in your newsroom or one of the best for sure. And your guiding hand and heart are what’s needed now.”