ACES, the American Copy Editors Society, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) education and membership organization working toward the advancement of copy editors. Their aim is to provide solutions to editing problems, training and a place to discuss common issues. ACES is an international members’ alliance of editors working at newspapers, magazines, websites, traditional media outlets, Fortune 500, as well as freelance editors, students and their professors.
Association of Independents in Radio
Association of Independents in Radio (AIR) has created a powerful alliance of independent audio producers, multimedia journalists and public media programs, stations and networks. Founded in 1988 by 10 independent radio producers in New York City, AIR’s network has expanded to more than 1,300 independent audio producers, multimedia journalists, and public media programs, stations and networks across 30 countries.
Exceptional Women in Publishing
Exceptional Women in Publishing (EWIP) was founded in 1998 by women who felt the need for an organization that addressed the leadership aspirations of women in magazine publishing. EWIP, formerly Women in Periodical Publishing, was formed with two goals in mind: to educate, empower and support women in publishing and to educate, empower and support women and girls through the power of publishing. EWIP/WIPP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization.
Local Independent Online News Publishers (LION Publishers) fosters the viability and excellence of locally focused independent online news organizations and cultivate their connections to their communities through education and action.
Society of Professional Journalists
The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) is the nation’s most broad-based journalism organization, dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and stimulating high standards of ethical behavior. Founded in 1909 as Sigma Delta Chi, SPJ promotes the free flow of information vital to a well-informed citizenry through the daily work of its roughly 6,000 members; works to inspire and educate current and future journalists through professional development; and protects First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech and press through its advocacy efforts.