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Requirements for membership in the Reality Programming Peer Group

Please note that requirements for credits, number of programs, number of hours or days, or percentages of time spent (as outlined below) are requirements which must be met within the four (4) years preceding one's application for membership; also, such requirements apply in each instance to the production and/or distribution of nationally exhibited audio visual works.

Active Status:

Applicants will have worked for at least twenty-six (26) work weeks of reality television content where employment is on a weekly basis, as opposed to episodically; OR, have at least twenty (20) credited episodes in at least two of the previous four years.

Primary professional function and/or on-air credits must be in competitive or non-competitive reality content including but not limited to the following job categories:

  • Audio Sound Mixer
  • Camera
  • Casting
  • Director
  • Director of Photography
  • Executive In Charge
  • Host
  • Judge
  • Music Supervisors
  • Picture Editor
  • Production Designer
  • Qualifying Producer Credit
  • Story Editor
  • Television Executives

Associate Status:

Anyone meeting the criteria above who has yet to compile the time or screen credits for Active membership.

updated 10.27.17

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