The Association of Electronic Journalists may be approaching its 50th anniversary, but the organization is anything but old-fashioned.

The Association of Electronic Journalists may be approaching its 50th anniversary, but the organization is anything but old-fashioned.

Earlier this year, the Association changed its name to put emphasis on digital media. Now, it's chosen its first-ever digital chair, Andrew Lundy, Director of Globalnews.ca.

In a press release
, RTDNA Canada President Andy Leblanc said Lundy's experience "will help shape the future of the Association as it embraces the reality of digital and social media in news gathering and news broadcasting."

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The association represents electronic journalists and news managers in Canada, including those in radio and television news.