Join the AAJA Community

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. 

Our membership in the Asia Pacific consists of over 200 members spread over 4 subchapters (Hong Kong, Seoul, Singapore and Tokyo) and forms the region’s largest and most active journalists network. Join us now and start to interact with our community, learn new skills and progress in your journalistic journey!


  • Become a champion of diversity, inclusion and editorial excellence in Asian newsrooms
  • Interact on a daily basis with Asia’s largest journalists network
  • Get the opportunity to upgrade your skills and share your knowledge by participating in our regular training sessions as an attendee or a trainer
  • Progress in your career through access to our exclusive job listings, career fairs and mentorship programs
Annual memberships start from USD 25$ only (for students) and include for all members:
  • Access to career and fellowship opportunities via AAJA’s Career Center
  • Access to AAJA-ASIA’s private social media channels and Affinity Groups
  • Early access to AAJA updates, scholarships
  • Exclusive member opportunities via our monthly e-newsletters
  • Membership rate tickets and early access to AAJA networking events and workshops
  • Membership rate registration to AAJA’s national convention and N3 Conference in Asia
  • Entry fee waiver for AAJA’s national journalism awards contest
  • Recognition on of special achievements or career moves

Become a member

Ready to become a member of a lifelong community? We have a range of memberships based on your needs and career level. And as AAJA’s core values are diversity and inclusion, please note that it is not necessary to be Asian or American to become a member and that non journalists can also join as Associates. 

Renew your membership

If you are a returning member, you can renew your membership by signing in here. Return to this page and select one of the membership options below. If you need to reset your account password, please visit this page.