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Requirements for membership in the Los Angeles Area Peer Group

Please note that any requirements (as outlined below) must have been met within the four (4) years preceding one's application for membership or membership review; also, such requirements apply to the production of programming for LOCAL Los Angeles Area television market exhibition. Los Angeles Area Emmy Nominees within the past four (4) years are eligible for Active membership.

Active Status:

Applicants must currently be working in LOCAL Los Angeles television production and distribution with a total of at least four (4) years' experience, in the following areas:

  • Assignment Editor / Assignment Manager
  • Art Director
  • Associate Director
  • Camera
  • Composer
  • Director
  • Editor
  • Engineer In Charge (Eic)
  • Graphic Designer
  • Lighting Director
  • Make-Up/Hairstylist
  • Managing Editor
  • News Technical Operations Center Engineer ("T.O.C.")
  • On-Camera Talent (Anchor, Host, Reporter, Performer, Play By Play, Sports Analyst)
  • Producer (Executive Producer, Co-Executive Producer, Co-Producer, Supervising Producer, Senior Producer, Associate Producer, Coordinating Producer, Segment Producer)
  • Senior Video Control
  • Sound (Edit Or Mix)
  • Stage Manager
  • Technical Director / Technical Manager
  • Writer

Note - Work in other local television markets outside of Los Angeles County may be considered (on a case by case basis) in order to meet the four (4) year requirement.
or A Los Angeles Area Emmy Nomination within four (4) years of application for membership

or Exhibit a body of work to be determined by the Los Angeles Peer Group Executive Committee to warrant waiving the above requirements.
Applicants who meet the requirements for ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP will not be considered for ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP.

Associate Status:

Individuals who do not meet the requirements for Active membership but are actively engaged in Los Angeles Area television production and distribution in any of the above areas can apply for Associate membership.

updated 1.24.20

Board of Governors Los Angeles Area Representatives

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