Media and Entertainment
The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences provides information on the computer and video game industry.
3183 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 196 F 13
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Tel: (310) 484-2560
Founded in 1927, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is dedicated to advancing the arts and sciences of motion pictures, and has an honorary membership of more than 7,000 film artists and professionals.
8949 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90211-1907
Tel: (301) 247-3000
The Alliance for Women in Media provides education, networking opportunities, and advocacy to promote and protect women in media and entertainment.
2365 Harrodsburg Road, A325
Lexington, KY 40504-3335
Tel: (202) 750-3664
The American Cinema Editors offers seminars and an annual student competition as part of its Eddie Awards.
Marx Brothers Building
5555 Melrose Ave., Room 108
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Tel: (323) 956-2900
The American Society of Journalists and Authors provides educational workshops and seminars, networking opportunities, discount services, and other benefits to independent writers.
The Asian American Journalists Association provides education and career support to Asian American and Pacific Islander journalists and journalist students.
The Association for Women in Communications provides professional education, leadership development programs, and networking opportunities for members.
1717 East Republic Road, Suite A
Springfield, MO 65804-6588
Tel: (417) 886-8606
Fax: (417) 886-3685
The Association of American Publishers offers an extensive Web site to learn about the book business.
455 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20001
Tel: (202) 347-3375
The Association of Independents in Radio is a global social and professional network for independent and staff radio professionals in various disciplines.
P.O. Box 220400
Boston, MA 02122-0015
Tel: (617) 825-4400
Fax: (617) 825-4422
The Association of Public Radio Engineers provides education, outreach, and regulatory support, and works to develop best practices in public radio engineering.
8801 JM Keynes Drive
Charlotte, NC 28262-5474
Tel: (704) 926-9306
The Casting Society of America is a membership organization for casting directors in film, television, theater, and new media.
The Digital Media Association provides education and advocacy for the digital media industry.
The Directors Guild of America is a national labor organization that represents the creative and economic rights of directors and members of the directorial team that work in film, TV, commercials, documentaries, news, sports, and new media.
7920 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90046-3300
Tel: (800) 421-4173
Tel: (310) 289-2000
The Dow Jones News Fund offers information on print and online journalism careers, college and university journalism programs, high school journalism workshops, scholarships, internships, and job listings.
PO Box 300
Princeton, NJ 08543-0300
Tel: (609) 452-2820
The Entertainment Software Association provides membership benefits for professionals in the computer and video game industry.
The Independent Book Publishers Association is a not-for-profit trade organization that provides educational and marketing opportunities, discount benefits, guidance, and advocacy for authors and independent publishers.
The International Game Developers Association has a mission to advance the careers and enhance the lives of game development professionals.
150 Eglinton Ave. East, Suite 402
Toronto, Ontario M4P 1E8
The Motion Picture Association is the trade association of the American film industry and home video and television industries, and it operates the voluntary movie ratings system in cooperation with the National Association of Theater Owners.
15301 Ventura Blvd., Building E
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403-5885
Tel: (818) 995-6600
The Motion Picture Editors Guild is a national labor organization that helps to improve conditions for workers by securing better pay, better health insurance, safer work environments, and receiving credit when artistic contributions have been made.
7715 Sunset Boulevard, Suite 200
Hollywood, CA 90046-3912
Tel: (800) 705-8700
Tel: (323) 876-4770
Fax: (323) 876-0861
MPA – The Association of Magazine Media provides education and advocacy for magazine media professionals.
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences provides information on career opportunities in the television industry.
450 Park Ave. South, 3rd Fl.
New York, NY 10016
Tel: (212) 586-8424
Fax: (212) 246-8129
The National Association of Black Journalists provides educational programs, networking events, job listings, advocacy, and other benefits and services to members who are journalists, students, and media-related professionals.
1100 Knight Hall, Suite 3100
College Park, MD 20742-0001
Tel: (301) 405-0248
This organization offers broadcaster education, support, and scholarship information.
1771 N Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036-2800
Tel: (202) 429-5300
The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation offers various professional development programs and initiatives for media and entertainment professionals, such as the Broadcast Leadership Training Program and the Media Sales Institute.
The National Association of Hispanic Journalists provides education, career development and support, conferences and events, and scholarships to Hispanic media professionals.
1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 5th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20036
Tel: (202) 662-7145
The National Federation of Community Broadcasters is a membership organization of noncommercial, community-oriented radio stations, community radio producers, and other related radio professionals.
PO Box 806
Paonia, CO 81428
Tel: (970) 279-3411
The News Media Alliance provides industry facts and figures and career information.
The Online News Association provides membership benefits for journalists, technologists, executives, students, educators, and other digital media professionals.
1111 North Capitol Street, NE, Sixth Floor
Washington, D.C. 20002-7502
Tel: (202) 503-9222
The Producers Guild of America represents, protects, and promotes the interests of film, television, and new media producers.
The Public Radio Program Directors Association provides resources, advice, and educational and networking opportunities to program directors in public radio.
PO Box 2898
Asheville, NC 28802
Tel: (828) 424-7510
Founded in 1964, the Society of Broadcast Engineers offers news, education, advocacy, and certification for broadcast engineers.
9102 North Meridian Street, Suite 150
Indianapolis, IN 46260-1896
Tel: (317) 846-9000
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers offers educational programs, publications, events, and other resources for motion picture and television engineers.
445 Hamilton Ave., Suite 601
White Plains, NY 10601-1827
Tel: (914) 761-1100
The Society of Professional Journalists offers career support, education, networking opportunities, and other resources for journalists and journalism students.
3909 North Meridian Street, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Tel: (317) 927-8000
The Visual Effects Society is an honorary society that provides professional education and development, networking opportunities, and industry recognition for visual effects practitioners.
5805 Sepulveda Boulevard, Suite 620
Sherman Oaks, CA 91411-1909
Tel: (818) 981-7861
Fax: (818) 981-0179
The Writers Guild of America, West, is a labor union of writers who work in television and film in the West Coast.
7000 West 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90048-4321
Tel: (800) 548-4532
Tel: (323) 951-4000
The Writers Guild of America, East, is a labor union of writers who work in all areas of television and film.
250 Hudson Street, Suite 700
New York, NY 10013-1413
Tel: (212) 767-7800
Fax: (212) 582-1909