Persons who are professionally engaged in the television and media industry and its related fields within The Upper Midwest Emmy® Chapter’s geographic boundary.
A Professional Member shall be obliged to pay dues and shall have the right, if in good standing, to vote and to hold office and shall be eligible to serve on committees. Professional members shall also receive additional membership benefits from time to time as the Board of Governors deems appropriate.
All rights, privileges, and benefits of membership shall cease upon any of the following:
A. Voluntary resignation by the member with Upper Midwest Emmy® Chapter;
B. Death of the member;
C. Expiration of the membership duration;
D. Failure of the member to pay membership dues, fees, and/or assessments in a timely manner;
E. Termination, suspension and/or sanctions may be imposed upon a member for “good cause shown” by:
1. A majority vote of the Board of Governors confirmed by a majority vote of eligible voting members;
2. A two-thirds vote of the Board of Governors; or
3. A two-thirds vote of the voting membership.
“Good cause shown” may include acts detrimental to the Board and its work on behalf of the organization and/or acts detrimental to the Upper Midwest Emmy® Chapter and its mission. This could include violation of Upper Midwest Emmy® Chapter’s Articles, Bylaws, and/or Rules, misappropriation of Upper Midwest Emmy® Chapter assets, and/or actions/omissions in contravention to the mission and values of Upper Midwest Emmy® Chapter.
Pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 317A.411, any member being terminated must be given reasonable notice and the opportunity for a hearing, if requested by the member in writing.
The Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences represents the most experienced and talented television professionals from all disciplines of the industry. We are the standard-bearers for excellence in the television broadcasting industry and the gatekeepers of the coveted Emmy® Award. By becoming a member of our new chapter, you join the company of our region’s most distinguished Emmy® Award winners.
Regular Membership Rates:
Twin Cities market: $70
All other markets: $35