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-Press-

Press Club of Dallas (PCD)
Offices: Dallas, Texas
The Press Club of Dallas was founded in 1948 to promote free press and provide benefits to journalists in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The club's current membership spans the width and breadth of their profession, with members that include bureau chiefs and cub reporters, journalism professors and first-year students. In addition, the club's membership includes public relations professionals and others who deal with the media on a regular basis.
Promax/BDA
Offices: Los Angeles, California
Promoax/BDA are the world's foremost organizations working on behalf of those involved in the promotion, marketing, and design of all electronic media. They represent more than 4,200 member companies and individuals in over 60 countries. Promax/BDA members work in television, radio, and digital media. They include senior executives, producers, and designers involved in the creation of advertising, graphics, and marketing materials for their companies. Together they build huge audiences, generate enormous revenue, administer massive budgets, and exert immense cultural influence.

-Radio-

Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB)
Offices: Irving, Texas
RAB is a not-for-profit corporation supported by more than 5,600 members. It is estimated that, within the United States, 85 percent of total Radio advertising revenues flow through RAB member stations annually. Their mission is to increase awareness, credibility, and salability of Radio by designing, developing, and implementing appropriate programs, research, tools, and activities for member stations. In carrying out their mission, they will: raise the professional standards of Radio advertising; recognize that they are a service organization that must be responsible to the needs of their membership; and increase Radio revenue.
Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA)
Offices: Washington, DC
RTNDA is the world's largest and only professional organization exclusively serving the electronic news profession, is made up of more than 3,000 news directors, news associates, educators and students. Founded as a grassroots organization in 1946, its purpose was to set standards of news gathering and reporting. Although news techniques and technologies have changed since the early years of its founding, RTNDA's commitment to encouraging excellence in the electronic journalism industry remains the same.
Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)
Offices: Washington, DC
RIAA is the trade group that represents the US recording industry. Its mission is to foster a business and legal climate that supports and promotes their members' creative and financial vitality. Its members are the record companies that comprise the most vibrant national music industry in the world. RIAA members create, manufacture and/or distribute approximately 90% of all legitimate sound recordings produced and sold in the United States.

-Screen-

Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
Offices: Los Angeles, California
Screen Actors Guild is the nation’s premier labor union representing actors. Established in 1933, SAG has a rich history in the American labor movement, from standing up to studios to break long-term engagement contracts in the 1940s to fighting for artists' rights amid the digital revolution of the 21st century. With 20 branches nationwide, SAG represents nearly 120,000 actors in film, television, industrials, commercials and music videos.
Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE)
Offices: Indianapolis, Indiana
SBE, formed in 1963, is a non-profit organization serving the interests of Broadcast Engineers. They are the only society devoted to the advancement of all levels of Broadcast engineering. Membership, international in scope, consists of studio and transmitter operators and technicians, supervisors, announcer- technicians, chief engineers of commercial and educational stations, engineering vice presidents, consultants, field and sales engineers.
Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers (SMPTE)
Offices: White Plains, New York
Founded in 1916, the Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers is the leading technological society for the motion imaging industry. Its salient goal is to advance the theory and development of the motion imaging field. Today, SMPTE publishes ANSI-approved Standards, Recommended Practices, and Engineering guidelines that are strictly followed by the motion imaging industry.
Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)
Offices: Indianapolis, Indiana
The Society of Professional Journalists is dedicated to the perpetuation of a free press as the cornerstone of our nation and our liberty. To ensure that the concept of self-government outlined by the US Constitution remains a reality into future centuries, the American people must be well informed in order to make decisions regarding their lives, and their local and national communities. The SPJ believes it is the role of journalists to provide this information in an accurate, comprehensive, timely and understandable manner.

-Television-

Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB)
Offices: New York, New York
TVB is the not-for-profit trade association of America's broadcast television industry. TVB provides a diverse variety of tools and resources, including its website, to support its Members and to help advertisers make the best use of local television.  Members include television broadcast groups, advertising sales reps, and nearly 500 individual television stations.
The Classification & Rating Administration (CARA)
Offices: Encino, California
The Classification and Rating Administration, which is funded by fees charged to producers/distributors for the rating of their films. Movie ratings are decided by a full-time Rating Board. They work for the Classification and Rating Administration, which is funded by fees charged to producers/distributors for the rating of their films. The rating system offers parents some advance information about movies so that parents can decide what movies they want their children to see or not to see.

-Women-

Women In Film & Television (WIFT)
Offices: Toronto, Ontario
Women in Film and Television—Toronto is a leading internationally affiliated industry organization that recognizes, trains and advances women in screen-based media. WIFT-T offers a year-round slate of skills development, networking events and industry awards, providing the tools to succeed in Canada's global entertainment industry. In operation for over 20 years, WIFT-T serves over 850 women and men in Canadian screen-based media, connecting them to close to 10,000 leading film, television and new media professionals world-wide.