Keynote speaker announced for RTDNAC Awards

Morgan Radford
Morgan Radford

Registration is now open for the 2023 RTDNAC/AP Awards Ceremony on Nov. 11, 2023 at The Speedway Club at Charlotte Motor Speedway. 

This year’s keynote speaker will be Morgan Radford, a correspondent for NBC News and anchor for NBC News NOW based in New York City. She is originally from Greensboro, N.C. 

Register to attend this year’s awards. The deadline to register is Nov. 1, 2023. 

Morgan co-anchors “NBC News Daily,” a daily news program from 12-2pm ET, and her reporting frequently appears on TODAY ShowNBC Nightly News with Lester HoltNoticias Telemundo and MSNBC. 

Since joining NBC News in 2015, Radford has covered the country’s biggest stories including the 2016 and 2020 presidential elections, the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on low-income communities, and America’s racial reckoning following the 2020 shooting death of George Floyd. Her coverage of the immigration debate over the U.S. southern border was part of the MSNBC “Border Special” nominated for a 2020 “News Discussion and Analysis” Emmy Award.  Radford also won the 2020 Gracie Award for National TV News On-Air Talent.

Prior to joining NBC News, Morgan was an anchor for Al Jazeera America and previously worked for ABC News at their headquarters in New York City.

Morgan received her bachelor’s degree from Harvard University, a master’s degree from Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism and a Fulbright Fellowship from the United States State Department, where she spent one year teaching in Durban, South Africa.  Radford is fluent in Spanish and was certified by the French Chamber of Commerce for business proficiency in French.  She currently serves on the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism’s Board of Visitors (J’10).