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With more than 1,500 members around the world, AAJA is a community of journalists, academics, entrepreneurs and students who are committed to advancing diversity in the news industry. Please note that it will take up to 24 hours for membership logins to show up after joining. An annual membership includes:

    • Membership rate tickets and early access to AAJA networking events and workshops
    • Membership rate registration to AAJA’s national convention and N3Con in Asia
    • Access to career and fellowship opportunities via AAJA’s Career Center, private social media channels, your Chapter, and Affinity Groups
    • Access to our upcoming member opportunities page with a listing of training opportunities, fellowships, grants and more
    • Early access to AAJA updates, scholarships and exclusive member opportunities via bi-monthly e-newsletter
    • Entry fee waiver for AAJA’s national journalism awards contest
    • Recognition on AAJA.org of special achievements or career moves
    • Significant discounts on AP online stylebook, Poynter on-site courses, CUNY J+ workshops and courses and other services (for more information and access to these benefits, please email support@aaja.org)

Please note AAJA membership dues are not tax deductible.

Student$25Open to enrolled high school, undergraduate, community college or graduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism.
Professional$65Open to those who spend a significant amount of time producing stories; hiring, training and/or educating storytellers; or supporting storytelling.
Ally$65Open to former journalists and/or anyone who supports AAJA’s mission.
Gold Professional$100Level up your membership! Invest in AAJA’s mission to strengthen our community and support the next generation of AAPI journalists. Gold Professional members also receive additional benefits from AAJA.
Gold Ally$100Level up your allyship! Invest in AAJA’s mission to strengthen our community and support the next generation of AAPI journalists. Gold Allies also receive additional benefits from AAJA.
Platinum Professional$750By joining as a Platinum Professional member, you are going above and beyond to support the future of AAPI journalists and our community. Platinum members receive exclusive benefits from AAJA, including complimentary convention registration, VIP seating at AAJA events, and an invitation to AAJA President’s Reception.
Platinum Ally$750By joining as a Platinum Ally, you are going above and beyond to support the future of AAPI journalists and our community. Platinum members receive exclusive benefits from AAJA, including complimentary convention registration, VIP seating at AAJA events, and an invitation to AAJA President’s Reception.
Lifetime$5000A lifetime membership is a lifetime commitment to AAJA’s mission and AAPI community. Your donation makes you a member of AAJA for life. Lifetime members receive special recognition on AAJA’s website, VIP seating at AAJA events, and an invitation to AAJA President’s Reception. AAJA offers payment plans for lifetime membership.
Retired$25Open to journalists or former journalists 62 years old or over.
   
Media Member$1500

Media companies invested in supporting and advancing AAJA’s mission will receive the following benefits:

10% discount on advertisements in AAJA’s convention book
One-year subscription to AAJA’s newsletter
Recognition on AAJA’s national web site during year of corporate membership
Unlimited access to AAJA member uploaded résumés until the end of the calendar year
One complimentary registration to AAJA’s National Convention

Non-Profit Media Member$1200

Non-profit media companies invested in supporting and advancing AAJA’s mission will receive the following benefits:

10% discount on advertisements in AAJA’s convention book
One-year subscription to AAJA’s newsletter
Recognition on AAJA’s national web site during year of membership
Unlimited access to AAJA member uploaded résumés until the end of the calendar year
One complimentary registration to AAJA’s National Convention

AAPI Community Media Member$1200

AAPI Community Media invested in supporting and advancing AAJA’s mission will receive the following benefits:

10% discount on advertisements in AAJA’s convention book
One-year subscription to AAJA’s newsletter
Recognition on AAJA’s national web site during year of membership
Unlimited access to AAJA member uploaded résumés until the end of the calendar year
One complimentary registration to AAJA’s National Convention

To sign-up, first create an account below, and you’ll be redirected to our membership sign-up page.  Memberships will take twenty four hours to update in the system.