Membership

AIM Members

Are you looking to join a creative community of media makers? Do you want to develop your skills in media production and raise your voice in the Arlington community? Whether you’re looking for yourself or your organization, there’s an AIM membership that’s right for you. AIM members enjoy many benefits, including the opportunity to enroll in media training courses, access to use AIM’s professional quality production equipment and facilities, and the chance to share video programming on our public access cable channel.

Are you looking to join a creative community of media makers? Do you want to develop your skills in media production and raise your voice in the Arlington community? Whether you’re looking for yourself or your organization, there’s an AIM membership that’s right for you. AIM members enjoy many benefits, including the opportunity to enroll in media training courses, access to use AIM’s professional quality production equipment and facilities, and the chance to share video programming on our public access cable channel.

Now is an exciting time to become an AIM member! Media technology and electronic communication are growing rapidly and Arlington Independent Media is growing right along with them. With our newly constructed on-air radio booth, state-of-the-art audio production suite, Apple computer lab with up-to-date software, cutting-edge portable video equipment, and a fully equipped television studio, AIM is the place to fulfill your goals in media production and become part of a vibrant community. Check out a full list of member benefits and join today!

Welcome to AIM’s Member Portal

Membership dues, class registrations, equipment and studio reservations, and production calls can now be handled in one centralized location through our Member Portal!

If you’re an existing AIM member or recent former member: An account has already been created for you in the portal. To renew your membership, click the “Existing Member Login” button below, then click “Forgot my password” and enter the email address (not the username) associated with your old AIM member login. From there, you’ll be able to reset your password. Here are some handy videos to help with that process. If you need further assistance, reach out to membership@arlingtonmedia.org.

If you’re new to AIM: Simply hit “Become a Member” below and register for a new account!


At Arlington Independent Media, we are committed to providing you with state-of-the-art equipment, facilities, and training at prices guaranteed to make participation possible for everyone.

Membership at AIM gives you the chance to:

• Develop your production skills through classes and volunteering
• Add your voice to public television
• Work with and meet people in the Arlington community

We want you to raise your voice right here at AIM, nine-time winner of the Overall Excellence in Public Access award. Help us fulfill our mission to advocate free speech through independent media by signing up here.


Basic Membership: $25.00/year includes: 

• Opportunity to enroll in AIM media production workshops
• With appropriate certification, use of AIM production equipment and facilities
• Invitations to all AIM member events
• Right to submit programming to our public access channel, Comcast 69 and Verizon 38
• Voting privileges (for Arlington County residents) in the annual election of AIM Board of Directors 

FAIM (Friend of AIM) Membership: $50.00/year includes: 

• Exclusive invitations to quarterly FAIM SpeakEasy events, featuring local, regional, and national speakers and guests
• Twenty-five bonus hours added to your bank of volunteer hours
• An AIM or WERA T-shirt
• All of the privileges of Basic Membership


ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIP

All Organization Members enjoy these benefits:

• 20% discount on all basic class fees for designated individuals

Organization Membership Levels

Level 1: $145/year includes memberships for 3 individuals designated by the organization.  
These individuals will receive a 20% discount on all basic workshop fees.

Level 2: $225/year includes memberships for 5 individuals designated by the organization.  
These individuals will receive a 20% discount on all basic workshop fees.

Level 3: $370/year includes memberships for 8 individuals designated by the organization.  
These individuals will receive a 20% discount on all basic workshop fees.

Level 4: $680/year includes memberships for 12 individuals designated by the organization.  
These individuals will receive a 20% discount on all basic workshop fees.