Tap into some of the Web's most useful communication resources, including topics such as Professional Organizations in Broadcasting and Telecommunications, General Resources for Broadcasting and Telecommunications, Announcing, Production, Criticism, and other helpful topics.
Professional Organizations: Broadcasting
Broadcast Education Association
The Broadcast Education Association serves as a critical link between the college professors who teach tomorrow’s radio and television employees and the professionals working in the broadcasting industry.
National Association of Broadcasters
NAB provides leadership and its vast resources to our supporting members, to broadcasters at-large, and through ongoing public service campaigns to the American people.
Recording Industry Association of America
The Recording Industry Association of America is the trade group that represents the U.S. recording industry. Its mission is to protect intellectual property rights worldwide and the First Amendment rights of artists; conduct consumer, industry and technical research; and monitor and review - - state and federal laws, regulations and policies.
American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
AFTRA represents actors and other professional performers, and broadcasters in television, radio, sound recordings, non-broadcast/industrial programming and new technologies such as interactive programming and CD ROMs.
Professional Organizations: Telecommunications
Radio-Television News Director’s Association
RTNDA is the world’s largest professional organization devoted exclusively to electronic journalism, representing local and network news executives in broadcasting, cable, and other electronic media in over 30 countries.
General Broadcasting Resources
American Journalism Review’s Radio & TV Resources
Links to AJR’s extensive resources in Radio and TV
Vanderbilt University TV News Archive
The world's most extensive and complete archive of television news. The collection holds more than 30,000 individual network evening news broadcasts and more than 9,000 hours of special news-related programming.
General Telecommunications Resources
Telecoms Virtual Library
A unique, fully searchable collection of links to other telecommunications sites worldwide.
Museum of Television Online
Dedicated to securing the technological history of the TV receiver; and to contributing to the understanding of the impact of television by collecting, displaying, documenting and interpreting television sets and related ephemera.
Links to more than 70 radio stations, featuring mostly small stations covering a variety of formats, including sports and religion, but stations accessible through WebRadio mostly feature musical formats
Behind the Scenes at C-Span:
Virtual tour of C-Span, including its offices in which events are selected for coverage, an actual shoot to see how events are covered, and the C-SPAN control facilities as the event is broadcast into millions of homes.