BEA individual membership provides faculty (current and retired), staff, and industry professionals with access to a collection of resources and engagement with an insightful group of peers. In addition to offering added value to course studies through our interest divisions, annual conventions and regional conferences, each year we offer new events, hands-on training, competitions and networking opportunities to enhance professional development. Our journals, scholarly research and creative competitions showcase BEA members and their knowledge and dedication to the media industry.
All Memberships are based on the calendar year, January 1st through December 31st.
The renewal process starts mid-September each year.
Dues are not pro-rated.
Individual Faculty Member
- Full-time faculty at institutions in the United States
Adjunct Faculty MemberNEW FOR 2024
- Adjunct faculty at institutions in the United States
International Faculty Member
- Full-time faculty at institutions in a country outside of the United States
Academic Staff MemberNEW FOR 2024
- Academic Staff at institutions in the United States
Individual Industry Member
- Industry professionals
Emeritus Faculty Member
- Retired professors over 65 years of age
MEMBER BENEFITS INCLUDE:
Access to BEA Connect – BEA’s members only community where faculty, students and industry partners can connect and share resources. In the “Discussions” section, BEA members can find the BEA Bookstore which recognizes and showcases the outstanding broadcasting and mass communication books and textbooks by BEA members and BEA’s Exchange for members interested in sharing in classroom projects, course materials and the strengthening of curricula.
Publications/Subscriptions: BEA publishes three journals and you also have access to one FREE journal from Taylor & Francis:
Taylor & Francis FREE journals – Free On-Line access to Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Media History, Mass Communication and Society, & Visual Communication Quarterly
Teaching & Research – Have tenure & promotion questions or in need of BEA’s acceptance rates or a classroom project? Click on the Teaching & Research menu tab at www.BEAweb.org to access information.
E-Newsletters – Will keep you posted on deadlines & events, training opportunities, grants, scholarships, conventions, equipment & software manufacturers, multimedia and publishing organizations. Make sure you receive our bi-monthly newsletters (on Tuesdays) – check your spam filters to “allow” emails.
Please Feel free to contact us with any questions.