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Membership Benefits

AIR offers a broad range of resources to support audio and media makers. Our members continually remind us that the most significant benefit of belonging to a vibrant community of talented audio makers through AIR's forums, AIRster's Slack, virtual mingles, co-working, trainings, and other AIR initiatives that bring our members together to advance their skills, collaborate and make their best work. 

Here's what's included in your AIR membership

  • A public facing profile in the AIR Talent Directory to showcase your portfolio, audio skills, and experience 
  • Access to AIR’s Community Forums for community discussions and resources delivered right to your inbox
  • Access to our AIRsters Community Slack channel to make introductions, share your work, and network with fellow audio makers 
  • Invitations community networking events including a monthly New Member Welcome and weekly members-only virtual co-working (Wednesday's at 11am PT / 2pm ET)
  • Automatic emails about paid opportunities from our Job Board and delivered to your inbox
  • A free account on AIR's audio training platform SoundPath where we offer member discounts on webinars, classes, and one-on-one mentorship with impressive industry professionals.
  • Access to Freelancer Tools to help you grow your knowledge and skills including unlimited access to past webinar recordings
  • An ever growing list of discounts on industry software, tools and services


  • On SoundPath, AIR members have access to steep discounts on webinars, recorded webinars, classes with world-class instructors, and hourly mentoring services with industry professionals.
  • A 3-month trial of Hindenburg Journalist PRO and a discounted upgrade from Journalist to Journalist PRO. The promo code that allows you to licence a 12-month Hindenburg PRO for $84 or 12-month Hindenburg Narrator for $105. 
  • A 2-month free trial of Descript Pro worth $60. Descript is an all-in-one editing tool that makes editing audio and video as simple as editing text.
  • offers studio quality sound and video recording for podcast hosts and their guests. Members receive one month free of video and audio recording.
  • Trint is incredibly accurate audio transcription software that enables media makers and freelancers to edit, transcribe, translate and share content. Members get 25% off a monthly subscription. Trint understands that as freelancers, transcription work comes in waves, so you can put your account on hold until more work rolls in. 
  • Simplecast provides podcasters with industry-leading publishing, distribution, analytics and sharing tools. Members receive 20% off their subscription. 
  • Sweetwater, Inc. offers members between 5 - 15% off gear depending on the product. 
  • Broadcast Supply Worldwide (BSW) offers members a 10% discount on headphones, Tascam and Zoom recorders.
  • 50% off discount on a subscription to the newsource. 
  • Receive 10% off Salt Intensives at the Maine College of Art and Design in Continuing Education. 
  • Receive 10% off 1-3 hour classes at Radio Boot Camp
  • AIR Members can claim 1 of 5 stipends of $100 to the CDS courses Podcast Camp for Adults I and II. Email [email protected] with proof of your tuition payment to CDS to request your reimbursement. Stipends are first come first served. Stipend recipients are asked to share about their experience at CDS with the AIR community on social media or the AIR Community Forums. 
  • KCRW offers a 50% discount on Radio Race registration for AIR members. 
  •  The Journalism and Women's Symposium (JAWS) and AIR have partnered to bring you reciprocal discounts on memberships. AIR members new to JAWS pay $35 for their first year of membership. JAWS members can redeem a discounted Professional membership for $65. 
  • The World According to Sound - 25% off their 2022 Listening Series. 
  • Podcast Movement Evolutions 2022 offers AIR members $50 off any ticket level, in person or virtual with promo code. This year the conference is in LA, March 23 - 26, 2022. 
  • Receive a 50% discount on a membership to The Podcast Academy.
  • Receive 15% off submission fees for up to 20 submissions to the International Documentary Awards. Take advantage of this discount to apply for awards in the IDA's new audio documentary submission category from May 26 to July 26th, 2022. 

Visit the members-only page for redemption information and promo codes to access your Membership Benefits