FNCE® Press Room Guidelines

2020 Media Registration

Advance media registration for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2020 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo will be open this summer, date TBD. The Academy’s meeting will be held as a virtual event experience October 17 to October 20, 2020.

Please note: No more than two representatives from each approved media outlet may receive complimentary press credentials. Please inquire directly by contacting the Academy’s Strategic Communications Team. Social Media influencers are not eligible for media credentials unless they also meet the aforementioned requirements for digital media properties, print or broadcast media.

Criteria for Receiving Media Credentials

Approved Outlets

Print and broadcast media must have circulation available through Cision. Publications not registered with Cision must submit BPA- or AAM-verified circulation. National media outlets and trade publications must have a circulation size of at least 100,000 to be eligible.

Digital media properties must receive no less than 100,000 average monthly sessions over the last 6 months (desktop + mobile) as verified via Google Analytics to be eligible for complimentary media registration. The Academy will verify these figures through SimilarWeb.

  1. In Google Analytics, go to the Audience tab and click “Overview.”
  2. Make sure your date range is set for six months (this is located in the upper right-hand corner of the page).
  3. Make sure your metrics are set to “Sessions.”
  4. In this graph area, in the upper right-hand corner of the graph, make sure the “month” tab is selected.
  5. Take a screenshot of this page. Be sure to include the date range, the graph and the session data information located below the graph.
  6. Next, under the “Audience Overview” section, click on the “Export” caret and choose “Excel (XLSX).”
  7. Send the screenshot and Excel document to media@eatright.org.

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Please note: No more than two representatives from each approved media outlet may receive complimentary press credentials. Please inquire directly by contacting the Academy’s Strategic Communications Team. Social Media influencers are not eligible for media credentials unless they also meet the aforementioned requirements for digital media properties, print or broadcast media.

Required Documentation

  • Publisher
    Current business card from an established publication containing your title and copy of the outlet masthead from an issue no older than 6 months identifying you as publisher (one per outlet).
  • Reporter, editor
    Current business card or press identification card; reporters and editors must also provide examples of clips bylined with your name or a link to bylined articles.
  • Freelance writer
    Original dated letter of assignment or letter of intent to represent outlet from managing editor and two samples of bylined articles published in the last six months.

The following individuals are not eligible for complimentary press credentials:

  • Freelance writers who are not on a specific assignment
  • Book authors
  • Recipe developers
  • Newsletter editors or writers
  • All non-editorial personnel from journalistic organizations such as marketing, public relations or advertising/sales representatives
  • Exhibitors
  • Employees or representatives of marketing, advertising, financial analysis or public relations firms
  • Writers creating analyses or reports sold as a commodity

Academy program content may not be used to develop continuing education materials without the express written consent of the Academy.

All requests for media credentials are subject to the approval of the Academy’s Strategic Communications Team. The Academy reserves the right to refuse credentials to any individual at its discretion.