New Members Have Until May 10 to Join the Academy to Vote in This Year's Emmys
The Television Academy today announced additional 2018 changes in membership requirements as approved by its Board of Governors.
On-air promo producers and directors are now eligible to join the Commercials Peer Group of the Academy. In addition, membership eligibility in the Performers Peer Group was expanded to include commercial performers and narrators. Eligibility requirements for all voice-over artists and commercial performers were also formally adopted by the Performers Peer Group.
"We are pleased to expand our membership with these talented groups of professionals working in the television industry," said Hayma Washington, Television Academy Chairman and CEO. "These membership changes are aligned with our ongoing efforts to be inclusive and recognize the many unique professionals who play vital roles in the television landscape."
New membership eligibility rules changes:
Active Status (voting) membership for the Commercials Peer Group now includes:
Active Status (voting) membership for the Performers Peer Group now includes:
All new Television Academy members will be eligible to vote in the first and second round of this year's Emmys if they join by May 10, 2018.
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