Press Credentials

Media Access to NAB Show

Accepted Press Credentials

All press registration applicants must submit a credential to support their application. Media accreditation is reserved for working members of the press only, including editors, reporters, producers, camera crews, still photographers and industry analysts. Accepted forms of press credentials are as follows:

Print/Online Media

  • Masthead from a current publication listing you as an editorial contributor.
  • A recent article (or link) with your by-line.
  • YouTube channels or podcasts with a predominate focus on news reporting.

Broadcast Media Industry Analysts

  • Letter from the editor/producer on station/network letterhead or from a company email address that states you are covering NAB Show on assignment.
  • Government-issued press ID.
  • A news outlet webpage listing you as news staff (news director, editor, producer, reporter, anchor).
  • Business card from your media outlet reflecting your editorial role.

Industry Analysts

  • Recent article with your byline.
  • Recent/relevant article quoting you as an industry analyst.
  • Cover of a recent market research report listing you as a contributor (report must not be solicited by an NAB Show exhibiting company).

NAB does not accept the following:

  • Facebook Pages, Twitter sites, personal blogs, forums and users groups.
  • Press releases, paid or sponsored content, and promotional materials.
  • Photographers and videographers commissioned by exhibitors.
  • General managers, account representatives, sales executives, PR/marketing and non-editorial media professionals.
  • Anyone whose principal purpose for attending NAB Show is, in our judgment, for reasons other than covering it as working news media.

Registration Is Open

All working press must register for media access.