Select your membership category based on the following criteria.
Regular Member: Persons whose principal means of support is earned in the gathering, editing, or presentation of news.
Includes public affairs for media companies. Regular members may not be employees of government-supported news
organizations. Regular members may vote and hold office.
Academic Member: Persons who are educators of journalism in institutions of higher learning. Academic members may vote
but not hold office.
Associate Member: Persons who are not journalists but are employed in such media-related fields as public relations, public or
corporate information, directors of media organizations, etc. Associate members may not vote nor hold office.
Student Member: Persons engaged in full-time study in a recognized educational institution of higher learning. Student
members may only vote for and hold the office of student representative. Requires proof of student status.
Corporate Member: Corporations that support the goals of the association.
Note: Membership category subject to review and approval by the membership committee.