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-Academy-

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (EMMYS)
Offices: North Hollywood, California
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, founded one month after network television was born in 1946, is a non-profit corporation devoted to the advancement of telecommunications arts and sciences and to fostering creative leadership in the telecommunications industry. In addition to recognizing outstanding programming and individual and engineering achievements for Primetime and Los Angeles Area programming, ATAS sponsors meetings, conferences and activities for collaboration on a variety of topics involving traditional broadcast interests, new media and emerging digital technology.
Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences (OSCARS)
Offices: Beverly Hills, California
Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, a professional honorary organization of over 6,000 motion picture professionals, was founded to advance the arts and sciences of motion pictures; foster cooperation among creative leaders for cultural, educational and technological progress; recognize outstanding achievements; cooperate on technical research and improvement of methods and equipment; provide a common forum and meeting ground for various branches and crafts; represent the viewpoint of actual creators of the motion picture; and foster educational activities between the professional community and the public-at-large.
Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC)
Offices: Washington, DC
ATSC is an international, non-profit membership organization developing voluntary standards for the entire spectrum of advanced television systems. Specifically, ATSC is working to coordinate television standards among different communications media focusing on digital television, interactive systems, and broadband multimedia communications.
American Business Media
Offices: New York, New York
Founded in 1906, American Business Media is the association for B2B information providers, including producers of print publications, websites, trade shows and other media. American Business Media has 229 member companies, representing over 3,000 print and electronic titles and more than 800 trade shows and events. They reach an audience of 100 million professionals and accounted for over $19 billion in industry revenues in 2003.
American Federation of TV & Radio Artists (AFTRA)
Offices: Los Angeles, California
The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists is a national labor union representing nearly 80,000 performers, journalists and other artists working in the entertainment and news media. AFTRA members perform in television and radio advertising, non-broadcast video, audio books and messaging, and provide their skills for developing technologies such as interactive games and Internet material.

-American- (cont.)

American Women in Radio & TV (AWRT)
Offices: McLean, Virginia
American Women in Radio and Television is the national, non-profit organization that extends membership to qualified professionals in the electronic media and allied fields. AWRT's mission is to advance the impact of women in the electronic media and allied fields by educating, advocating and acting as a resource to its members and the industry. Founded in 1951, AWRT has worked to improve the quality of broadcast programming and the image of women as depicted in radio, television and cable.
Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA)
Offices: San Francisco, California
Founded in 1981, the Asian American Journalists Association is a non-profit professional and educational organization with more than 2,300 members today. AAJA serves Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders by encouraging young people to consider journalism as a career, developing managers in the media industry, and promoting fair and accurate news coverage.
Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communications (AEJMC)
Offices: Columbia, New York
AEJMC is an international association of some 3,300 journalism/mass communication faculty, students, administrators, and professionals. AEJMC's members come from more than 30 countries, with the majority working in the United States and Canada. Founded in 1912, AEJMC is the oldest and largest association of journalism and mass communication educators and administrators at the college level.
Association for International Broadcasting (AIB)
Offices: Cranbrook, England
The Association for International Broadcasting is the industry body that serves the international media. The AIB's mission is to bring together the international broadcasting industry, supplying market intelligence, networking, representation, board-level contacts and a range of other services to members. The AIB is a forum for debate, a unique centre of information about international broadcasting and a trade lobbyist.
Association for Maximum Service Television (MSTV)
Offices: Washington, DC
MSTV was launched by television station pioneers in 1956 to undertake the propagation studies which formed the basis for the FCC's technical standards for television. Over the years, MSTV has served as the industry's spectrum watch-dog in preventing interference and dilution of these standards and in protecting the technical integrity of the FCC's table of assignments. MSTV spearheaded the 1962 All-Channel Receiver Act, instrumental in making UHF television stations technologically viable and competitive.

-Association- (cont.)

Association for Women In Communications (AWC)
Offices: Arlington, Virginia
The Association for Women in Communications is the one organization that recognizes the complex relationships that exist across communications disciplines. Modern communicators must demonstrate competence in varied disciplines and be able to network and make career moves across the broad spectrum of communications fields.
Association of America's Public Television Stations (APTS)
Offices: Washington, DC
APTS is a nonprofit membership organization established in 1980 to support the continued growth and development of a strong and financially sound noncommercial television service for the American public. APTS provides advocacy for public television interests at the national level, as well as consistent leadership and information in marshaling grassroots and congressional support for its members: the nation's public television stations.
Association of Business Media Companies (ABM)
Offices: New York, New York
Founded in 1906, American Business Media is the association for business-to-business information providers, including producers of print publications, websites, trade shows and other media. American Business Media has more than 220 member companies, representing over 3,000 print and electronic titles and more than 800 trade shows and events. They reach an audience of 100 million professionals and accounted for over $18 billion in industry revenues in 2002.
Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO)
Offices: New York, New York
The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials-International— APCO International—is the world's oldest and largest not-for-profit professional organization dedicated to the enhancement of public safety communications. With more than 16,000 members around the world, APCO International exists to serve the people who manage, operate, maintain, and supply the communications systems used to safeguard the lives and property of citizens everywhere.
Association of Public Television Stations (APTS)
Offices: Washington, DC
The Association of Public Television Stations is a nonprofit membership organization established in 1980 to support the continued growth and development of a strong and financially sound noncommercial television service for the American public. APTS provides advocacy for public television interests at the national level, as well as consistent leadership and information in marshaling support for its members: the nation's public television stations.
Audio Engineering Society (AES)
Offices: New York, New York
AES, now in its fifth decade, is the only professional society devoted exclusively to audio technology. Its membership of leading engineers, scientists and other authorities has increased dramatically throughout the world, greatly boosting the society's stature and that of its members in a truly symbiotic relationship.