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Please be aware that yearly membership dues for Regular, Academic and Associate Members will see a price increase from $35 to $40 effective January 1, 2024.

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What are the benefits of an NAHJ membership?

Some of the benefits for a professional member are listed below:


  • Affiliation with an established and nationally recognized professional organization representing your interests within the news industry.

  • Discounted registration rate to NAHJ's annual conventions.
  • Quick and easy online membership renewal.
  • A Six-Month Membership Extension - Active NAHJ members who have lost their jobs due to layoffs will be able to extend their membership by six months. This will allow access to the NAHJ career center and will continue their discounts on all of NAHJ's professional development opportunities.
  • Access to NAHJ’s career center, a completely searchable career builder engine that allows members to browse current job listings.
  • Online and in-person year-around training, workshops, and seminars
  • Access to the Webinar Video Library with more than a dozen recordings from past presentations and more added as the webinars continue.
  • Eligibility to submit entries to the NAHJ's Annual Journalism Awards at a discounted price.
  • Publishing opportunities in NAHJ’s palabra.
  • STUDENT MEMBERSHIP: Eligibility to participate in NAHJ’s student project during the annual convention.
  • STUDENT MEMBERSHIP: Eligibility to apply for internships and fellowships created specifically for NAHJ student members.
  • STUDENT MEMBERSHIP: Student journalism workshops and training.
Have a financial/COVID19 hardship or been laid off? Click here to request membership assistance. (If you have never been an NAHJ member, you'll have to create an account on the New User section)


  1. To organize and provide support for Hispanic Journalists.
  2. To encourage and support the study and practices of journalism and communications by Hispanics.
  3. To promote accurate and fair treatment of Hispanics by the news media.
  4. To further employment opportunities and career development for Hispanics in the news media.
  5. To foster a greater understanding of the unique cultural identity, interests and concerns of Hispanic Journalists
What originally started with 120 members burgeoned to 600 by the second year. Today, there are 3,300+ members nationwide. 
NAHJ is an organization with deep regional roots and a strong national presence. An active network has been created linking Hispanic journalists regionally and across the country. Programs and activities developed by the association are widely recognized as groundbreaking and tremendously effective for our colleges. Most importantly, NAHJ is still growing, both in memberships and activities. NAHJ policies and projects are geared to foster the interest of Hispanic students in Journalism.




1. To organize and provide mutual support for Hispanics involved in the gathering or dissemination of news. 
2. To encourage and support the study and practice of journalism and communications by Hispanics. 
3. To foster and promote the fair treatment of Hispanics in the media.
4. To further the employment and career development of Hispanics in the media.
5. To foster a greater understanding of Hispanic media professionals’ special cultural identity, interests and concerns. 

The Association shall not, except in any insubstantial degree, engage in any activities or exercise any powers that are not in furtherance of these purposes.


No substantial part of the activities of the Association shall consist of the publication or dissemination of materials with the purpose of attempting to influence legislation, and the Association shall not participate or intervene in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.