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Classes of Membership 

The membership classes of the Association, and the voting rights and eligibility to serve as a director or officer of the Association of the members of the respective classes, shall be as follows:

Regular Members – $35
Regular Members consist of persons whose principal means of support is earned in the gathering, editing, or presentation of news. Regular Members may not be employees of a government-supported news organization. Persons with the following job title descriptions, among others, are eligible for admission as a Regular Member: Reporter, Editor, Broadcast News Director, Community or Public Affairs Director in broadcast or print news organizations, Publisher of print news media, General Manager of broadcast news media, Photographer, and News Cameraperson, News Graphic Artist, and Newspaper Designer. A Regular Member has the right to vote and the right to serve as a director or officer of the Association. 

Academic Members – $35
Academic Members consist of persons who are educators of journalism in educational institutions of higher learning. An Academic Member has the right to vote and the right to serve as a director or officer of the Association. 

Associate Members – $35
Associate Members consist of persons engaged in such media-related jobs as public relations, public or corporate information, and directors of media organizations. An Associate Member does not have the right to vote or the right to serve as a director or officer of the Association. 

Student Members – $25
Student Members consist of persons engaged in a program of full-time study in a recognized educational institution of higher learning. A Student Member has the right to vote in the election of the Student Representative to the Board of Directors, but otherwise does not have the right to vote on matters submitted to the vote of the members. A Student Member is entitled to be elected to the Board of Directors as the Student Representative, but otherwise does not have the right to serve as a director or officer of the Association. 

Supporting Members: Supporting Members consist of either: 
  • Individual Supporting Members – $110
    who are persons not in the media industry, but who support the goals and purposes of the Association.
  • Corporate Supporting Members – $1200
    who are persons acting as representatives of corporations that are not engaged in journalism and/or media, but that support the goals and purposes of the Association. 
  • Lifetime Members – $1500
    By joining as a lifetime member, you will support NAHJ’s goals for years to come which include promoting fair treatment of Hispanics in the news media. As a Lifetime member of NAHJ you will receive special recognition in NAHJ literature and at convention special events. In addition, with your life-long pledge, you will no longer have to renew annually.
    • Lifetime Members payment options:
      – $125 a month for 1 year
      – $63 a month for 2 years

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