A $1,000 award, created by the RTDNF Board of Trustees in honor of Barney Oldfield, a Hollywood studio publicist, WWII Army and post-war Air Force public relations officer, author, lecturer, businessman and philanthropist who founded over 40 private foundations including RTDNF. This award is given annually to a reporter or producer in radio or television news to help them cover national defense and security issues. In addition to the $1,000 award, winners are invited to attend the Excellence in Journalism conference.
Low Amount Awarded
a graduate student
Restricted to students studying
Military and Defense Studies,