Membership Requirements and the Application Process
You do not need an invitation to be part of the Television Academy. If you work in television, applying for membership is easy and can be accomplished in 20 minutes or less.
Steps to Join
Membership at the Television Academy
Connect to our Thriving Community as we Celebrate Television Excellence
Founded in 1946, the Television Academy is dedicated to honoring excellence in television while promoting creativity, diversity and empowering storytellers through recognition, education and leadership.
The Television Academy is comprised of 23,000+ industry professionals across 31 Peer Groups representing numerous fields of expertise including writers, directors, producers, performers, and below-the-line artisans. The possibilities for television and our industry are unlimited!
Applications are accepted year-round. Application processing time is 4-6 weeks.
The deadline to apply for National Active membership to guarantee voting eligibility for both rounds of the 76th Emmy competition is April 9, 2024. Click here for the Membership Emmy Awards Calendar. New applications are subject to a one-time nonrefundable processing fee of $50. Fees are payable by Visa, MasterCard or American Express.