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Membership Frequently Asked Questions

Who can vote for the Emmy Awards?

The Emmy Award is a symbol of peer recognition. The Academy has over 22,000 members, divided into 30 peer groups of specialized fields. The members of each peer group vote on the nominees and winners for categories pertaining to their area of specialty. If you are a professional in the television industry you may be eligible for membership, and those voting. Find out How to Join.

Where can I recycle my DVD screeners?

DVD screeners may be returned to the Television Academy offices during regular business hours. Please DO NOT bring your screeners to Television Academy events or Film Group screenings.

I am a member. How can I update my log-in information?

  1. On the Members page, log in.
  2. Click the MY ACCOUNT tab.
  3. The Profile tab will be displayed.
  4. Click the Preferences link to open the Preferences tab.
  5. In the SECURITY INFORMATION, click the Change password and/or username link.
  6. On the displayed form you can change your username and/or password.
  7. After you've updated your information, click the Save button to save it.

How can I update my contact information?

  1. On the Members page, log in.
  2. Click the MY ACCOUNT tab.
  3. The Profile tab will be displayed.
  4. Click the pencil in the CONTACT INFORMATION or MY ADDRESSES section to edit the information in that section.
  5. After you've updated your information, click the Save button to save it.

If you have any other questions on how to update your records, please email membership@televisionacademy.com or call the Membership Department at 818.754.2800.

How do I opt out of receiving DVD screeners?

If you don't want to receive DVD screeners by mail, it's easy!

  1. On the Members page, log in.
  2. Click the MY ACCOUNT tab.
  3. Click the Preferences tab.
  4. Indicate your preference for DVD Screeners by checking the box if you want to receive them; uncheck the box to stop receiving them.
  5. Click the Save button to save your preferences.

I forgot my password. How do I create or reset it?

  1. Go to the Members page.
  2. Click the Forgot your Username or Password? link.
  3. On the next page, click either my password or my username
  4. When prompted, enter your username or email address, then hit submit.
  5. Look in your email inbox for an email from membership@televisionacademy.com and click the link provided to reset your password.
  6. This will open up a web page where you must input your first name, last name and new password. Note that your user login is on top of this page. It’s usually your first initial and last name with no space or dot in between (e.g. WSMITH).
  7. Hit submit and try logging in again.

If you encounter any problems, contact membership@televisionacademy.com.

I’ve let my membership lapse. How do I reinstate my membership?

If your membership has lapsed within the last four years, you can log in to the website and instantly reinstate your membership.

If it has been more than four years since you were a member, you will need to reapply. Find out How to Join.

How long before my membership is approved?

The processing time for applications is 4-6 weeks.

I have more questions not answered here.

Check our Frequently Asked Questions about the Television Academy, Online Voting, and the Viewing Platform.

updated 4.27.17

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