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National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)
Offices: Washington, DC
NAB is a full-service trade association that promotes and protects the interests of radio and television broadcasters in Washington and around the world. NAB is the broadcaster's voice before Congress, federal agencies and the Courts. They also serve a growing number of associate and international broadcaster members.
National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM)
Offices: Carlsbad, California
The International Music Products Association is the not-for-profit association that unifies, leads and strengthens the $16 billion global musical instruments and products industry. NAMM’s activities and programs are designed to promote music making to people of all ages. NAMM is comprised of approximately 8,000 Member companies.
National Association of Recording Merchandisers (NARM)
Offices: Chicago. Illinois
NARM is the not-for-profit trade association founded in 1958 whose nearly 1000 member companies represent the retailers, wholesalers, and distributors of prerecorded music in the United States. Their members include such familiar retailing names as Tower, Best Buy (Musicland, Sam Goody), Wherehouse, TransWorld Entertainment (Camelot, Coconuts, Record Town, Specs, Strawberries, The Wall, Waxie Maxie, FYE), Borders Books and Music, Target, Newbury Comics, Waterloo Records, CDNow, and
National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO)
Offices: Washington, DC & North Hollywood, California
NATO is the largest exhibition trade organization in the world, representing more than 26,000 movie screens in all 50 states and in more than 20 countries worldwide. Their membership includes the largest cinema chains in the world and hundreds of independent theatre owners too. NATO represents its members in the heart of the nation's capital as well as the center of the entertainment industry.
National Association of TV Program Executives (NATPE)
Offices: Santa Monica, California
NATPE is a global, non-profit organization dedicated to the creation, development and distribution of televised programming in all forms, across all platforms. NATPE provides valuable information and resources to its membership, which is comprised of companies and individuals involved in or wanting to become involved with the creation, development and distribution of television programming.

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National Conference of Editorial Writers (NCEW)
Offices: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Founded in 1947, The National Conference of Editorial Writers is a nonprofit professional organization that exists to improve the quality of editorial pages and broadcast editorials, and to promote high standards among opinion writers and editors. Members can take advantage of an expanding array of year-round benefits including: writing and broadcast critiques, their annual convention, low-cost seminars and workshops, the NCEW Job Bank, The Masthead magazine, regional conferences, foreign tours, their e-mail discussion group, and more.
National Federation of Community Broadcasters (NFCB)
Offices: Oakland, California
The National Federation of Community Broadcasters is a national alliance of stations, producers, and others committed to community radio. NFCB advocates for national public policy, funding, recognition, and resources on behalf of its membership, while providing services to empower and strengthen community broadcasters through the core values of localism, and public service
National Press Club (NPC)
Offices: Washington, DC
The National Press Club has been a part of Washington life for more than 90 years. Its members have included 17 consecutive Presidents of the United States—from Theodore Roosevelt to Bill Clinton. Most have spoken from The Club's podium, some to declare their candidacies for the highest office in the land. On March 12, 1908, 32 newspapermen with $300 met in the Gridiron Room of the Willard Hotel (across 14th street from the current location of the National Press Building) and framed a constitution for the National Press Club.
National Public Radio (NPR)
Offices: Washington, DC
NPR is an internationally acclaimed producer and distributor of noncommercial news, talk, and entertainment programming. A privately supported, not-for-profit membership organization, NPR serves a growing audience of 26 million Americans each week in partnership with more than 780 independently operated, noncommercial public radio stations. Each NPR Member Station serves local listeners with a distinctive combination of national and local programming.


Newsletter & Electronic Publishing Association (NEPA)
Offices: Arlington, Virginia
NEPA is the international trade association dedicated to advancing the interests of for-profit subscription newsletter publishers and specialized-information services. The mission of the Newsletter & Electronic Publishers Association is to serve its member newsletter and other specialized-information publishers worldwide through education, training, networking and advocacy to foster growth, profitability and professional excellence.
Newspaper Association of America (NAA)
Offices: Vienna, Virginia
NAA is a nonprofit organization representing the $55 billion newspaper industry. Its members account for nearly 90% of the daily circulation in the United States. It also has many Canadian and International members. The Association focuses on the key strategic priorities affecting the newspaper industry: marketing, public policy, diversity, industry development, newspaper operations and readership.
New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT)
Offices: New York, New York
New York Women in Film & Television is an organization for professional women in film, television and new media. A champion of women's rights, achievements and points of view in the film and television industry, NYWIFT is an educational forum for media professionals, and a network for the exchange of information and resources. NYWIFT brings together more than 1,500 professionals including EMMY and Academy AwardŽ winners, who work in all areas of the entertainment industry—above and below the line.
North American Broadcasters Association (NABA)
Offices: Toronto, Ontario
NABA provides a forum where broadcasters can interact to share best practices, discuss common challenges and opportunities and advance the interests of broadcasting. Founded in 1972, the organization is actively involved in issues relating to digital technology, intellectual property, spectrum allocation, journalistic standards, new media operational issues and broadcasters' use of distribution technologies including satellites and fibre. NABA plays a key role representing North American broadcasters with status as a non-governmental organization at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).