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Your professional organizations will help you broaden your knowledge, network in your professional community, and gain access to current events in your career area.
So start now and begin exploring your professional organizations' web sites.
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC)
Promotes the highest possible standards for education in journalism and mass communication, and encourages the widest possible range of communication research, and defends and maintain freedom of expression in day-to-day living. (Discounted student membership rates are available.)
FCC: Federal Communications Commission
An independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. Established by the Communications Act of 1934, it is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions.
Kappa Tau Alpha National Honor Society
College honor society that recognizes academic excellence and promotes scholarship in journalism and mass communication. Seventh oldest national honor society founded at the University of Missouri in 1910 at the world's first school of journalism. It is one of 67 members of the Association of College Honor Societies.
NAB: National Association of Broadcasters
Advances the interests of our members in federal government, industry and public affairs; improves the quality and profitability of broadcasting; encourages content and technology innovation; and spotlights the important and unique ways stations serve their communities.
Society of Professional Journalists
Organization that works to inspire and educate current and future journalists through professional development and advocates freedom of speech and press. (Discounted student membership rates are available.)