The Association of Independents in Radio (AIR) incorporated as a not-for-profit organization in New York state 1988. A leader in the field of public service audio based media, AIR serves the producer community through an array of professional development programs and activities: those include mentoring, training, printed and online publications, as well as conferences and activities that expand networking, advocacy, job and funding opportunities. AIR members live and work across 44 US states and 6 countries.
AIR seeks wherever possible to increase general awareness of the significant contribution radio and audio independents make to the cultural life of our world in the 21st C
AIR maintains a website: airmedia.org, and publishes a quarterly journal - AIRSPACE.