Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) is a professional organization of the reporters of newspaper, news organizations, and electronic media based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. DRU was founded in 1995 seeks to work for the interest of reporters, and aims to create a unique platform for the reporters to work together under one umbrella for the advancement of the standard of journalism in the Country. Dhaka Reporters Unity also tries to uphold and maintain high standard of credibility of a free press, and fair professional practices of journalism. About 1350 members of DRU have been engaged in reporting in the Country. The Reporters Unity regularly organizes training programs, discourses, workshops and computer courses for the reporters.
Dhaka Reporters Unity’s one of the regular programs is “Meet the Reporters” where diplomats, politicians, society’s recognized persons face the reporters to respond of various questions on various issues that are important for national interest. Each year, Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) offers awards for outstanding performances in reporting on various fields such as Investigative, Business, Crime, Education, and Sports. The Prize money is a total of Taka 50,000 which is offered by leading organizations of the Country.