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January 24, 2020

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. Individuals who have received a Primetime or Daytime Emmy Nomination, specific to this peer group, within the past four (4) years are eligible for Active membership.

Active Status:

  • 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

    For all of the preceding paragraphs, the applicant must have at least three years experience as an agent, manager, attorney, business manager, personal publicist or in a major executive capacity as set forth above working in nationally-exhibited audiovisual content.

Associate Status:

  • Individuals otherwise qualified under paragraphs 1 or 2 except with fewer than three (3) years relevant experience; or
  • Individuals employed as trainees at an agencies or management companies at least 1 year.

updated 1.24.20

Board of Governors Professional Representatives Representatives

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