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Join or renew annual membership


Includes year round visibility with priority listings on website and in newsletter, plus benefits listed below: $2000           

BUSINESS MEMBERSHIPS includes benefits listed below
  • Corporation with 1-99 employees: $389

  • Corporation with 100-499 employees: $579

  • Corporation with 500+ employees: $799

FMC Offers Sliding Scale Memberships
for All Budget Sizes

NONPROFIT MEMBERSHIPS includes benefits listed below
  • Nonprofit with 1-49 employees: $179

  • Nonprofit with 50-499 employees: $289

  • Nonprofit with 500+ employees: $649

Includes discounted ticket pricing and name listed on website as supporter: $200

Organizations and individuals are invited to become a member of FMC today. Enjoy a variety of benefits while supporting the work of the Fair Media Council, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization working to improve your news as well as your media savvy.membership

Membership Benefits

Thought Leadership

Exclusive opportunities to meet and hear from news and media leaders to take you behind the headlines and beyond soundbites to enhance your understanding of global, national and local news.


Access to our Guide to the Media, designed to make it easy for you to find and contact the news media. Our continuously updated media guide uses data visualization to give an unprecedented look at the news outlets covering local Long Island stories, and those beyond our borders.

Exclusive Networking

Only FMC brings out local, regional and national news media along with leaders of the business and nonprofit communities for you to meet, network and build relationships.


Professional development certification is offered via various FMC programs to illustrate training and achievement in the ever-changing areas of news, media relations, marketing and communications.


Eligible for Folio Awards for social media campaigns with a purpose for social good


Exclusive opportunities to sponsor and get in front of the media and decision makers at the largest, most prestigious media events on Long Island


Discounts to all FMC events for all members of your organization. Discounts on all products, as available. Discounts on Folio Award entry fees.

Source Book

Inclusion in our Source Book, designed for the media to find expert sources (like you!) for news interviews. When listed in FMC’s Source Book, you receive a custom URL to embed in your own marketing and branding efforts. Our Source Book is continuously growing and features a variety of business and community leaders, with more than 150 areas of expertise represented.


Listing in our Member Directory, where your logo appears alongside corporations and nonprofits with a demonstrated commitment to improving their communities and society as a whole. Your logo is linked back to your website


Always a seat: Membership ensures tickets are always available, even for sold-out events!


Opportunities for inclusion in our weekly newsletter, The Latest. With 7,000-plus readers, FMC’s rapidly growing newsletter reaches deep inside boardrooms and newsrooms.

Job/Internship Postings

Free job postings and internship announcements in our weekly newsletter.

Tax Deductible

Membership fees are tax deductible. A portion of ticket fees and sponsorships are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.


Consultations with FMC when you need us

Pictured at top: One of the more than 20 panel discussions at FMC’s annual event, “The News Conference: Real & Powerful,” featuring (left to right): Newsday and amNewYork Editorial Page and Opinion Editor Rita Ciolli, Dr. Tino Posillico, associate professor of criminal justice/security systems and law enforcement technology at Farmingdale State College, WABC-TV reporter NJ Burkett, RedLand Strategies’ Managing Director Michael Balboni and FOX5’s Sharon Crowley. 

Pictured in the middle: Former New York Jet Erik Coleman networking with business and media at the Folio Awards, honoring the best in news and social media as chosen by the ultimate critic: the media-savvy public.

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