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Membership Rates


You spend more than half of your time working as a journalist or j-educator. $78.75 for 1 year.


You are retired and 62 or older. $39.50 for 1 year.


Enjoy a lifetime membership in SPJ. Local chapter dues not included. $1,000.

Please note: Monthly payment option is not available for lifetime memberships.


You share living quarters with an existing SPJ professional member. $39.50 for 1 year.

Post Grad

Through three years after college graduation. $39.50 for 1 year.

Any newly joining Post Grad member, including current SPJ college members that are graduating, can sign up today and receive three years for just $78.75.

College Student

Any collegiate student. $39.50 for 1 year.

If you are a freshman or sophomore, you can join today for just $105 and be covered for the life of your college years.

Associate (SPJ Supporter)

You support efforts to protect the First Amendment, freedom of press, media credibility and the public’s access to information. Or you are a high school student with an interest in journalism, potentially as a career path. $21 for 1 year.

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