About membership

With more than 1,600 members around the world, AAJA is a community of journalists, academics, entrepreneurs and students who are committed to advancing diversity in the news industry. 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 job board, private social media channels and Affinity Groups
  • 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 of special achievements or career moves
  • Significant discounts on UPS, AP online stylebook, Poynter on-site courses, CUNY J+ workshops and courses, and other services

There are additional benefits for members who upgrade to Gold or Platinum membership. AAJA membership lasts for one year after your join date.

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