January 24, 2020

Peer Groups

Professional Representatives

Requirements for membership in the Professional Representatives Peer Group

Please note that requirements (as outlined below) must be met within the four (4) years preceding one's application for membership or membership review; also, such requirements apply in each instance to the production and/or distribution of nationally exhibited audio visual works. All episodes should be a minimum of thirty (30) minutes in length unless defined otherwise specifically for short form programming.

Active Status:

Employment in one or more of the following positions for a minimum of two (2) years within that last four (4) years:

Agents, managers, attorneys and business managers, a majority of whose clientele comprises artists working in nationally exhibited audiovisual content who currently meet the applicable peer group requirements for active membership in the Television Academy;

Or Individuals who are employed in a major executive capacity at a union whose members work in nationally exhibited audiovisual content and are eligible for active membership in the Television Academy;

Or Personal publicists actively engaged in the publicizing of individual artists (as opposed to nationally exhibited audiovisual content), a majority of whose clientele comprises individual artists working in nationally exhibited audiovisual content who currently meet the applicable peer group requirements for active membership in the Television Academy;

Or Individuals who are employed in a major executive capacity at an agency or management company, a majority of whose clientele comprises individual artists working in nationally exhibited audiovisual content who currently meet the applicable peer group requirements for active membership in the Television Academy

Or A qualified body of work relevant to the peer group that warrants a waiver of the above requirements. Body of Work designation has all benefits of Active membership with the exception of running for Peer Group Governor.

Associate Status:

  • Individuals otherwise qualified under paragraphs 1 or 2 except with fewer than two (2) years relevant experience; or
  • Individuals employed as trainees at an agencies or management companies at least 1 year.

updated 2.25.20

Board of Governors Professional Representatives Representatives

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