For more than 100 years the Society of Professional Journalists has been dedicated to encouraging a climate in which journalism can be practiced more freely and fully, stimulating high standards and ethical behavior in the practice of journalism and perpetuating a free press. Join us today!
Questions about membership? Contact Caroline Escobar via email or at 317-361-4132.
– Join online in minutes today as a professional, student, post-graduate, retired, lifetime or household member.
– Join SPJ as a supporter for only $20 a year.
– Join by mail using this downloadable form. [PDF]
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– How SPJ works for you: Professional development, career support, local connections, journalism advocacy, industry insights.
– Discounted members-only rates for attending our Excellence in Journalism Conference and nominating your work for SPJs Sigma Delta Chi and Mark of Excellence Awards. (Your membership pays for itself!)
– Get access to discounts on everything from insurance to hotel stays to AP Stylebooks and office supplies.
– Member-only website features: Join communities, watch on-demand training videos and webinars, add your information to the Freelancer Directory read our guide for freelancers, and more as part of your SPJ membership.
SPJ membership rates
An SPJ membership is more affordable than you think. See our rates for professional, student, post-graduate, retired, lifetime or household memberships here.
Additional membership opportunities
A Newsroom Membership is the best way to show a commitment to producing high-quality, ethical journalism. It shows you support the missions of SPJ and gives your staff the opportunity to become part of the nations largest and most broad-based journalism association. For more information, visit this page.
For journalism educators and students
Becoming a Collegiate Institutional Member in SPJ is one of the easiest ways your school can demonstrate to students (and parents) its commitment to producing the best journalists possible. Furthermore, it will help expose students to the nations largest and most broad-based membership organization for journalists augmenting their experience and journalism education. Please encourage your school to join SPJ as a Collegiate Institutional Member.