Membership in the association is open to professional journalists and journalists' associations, as groups or in their individual capacities, members of non-profit, non-governmental organisations, as groups or in their individual capacities, and any natural or legal person may become a member if they are committed to the aims of the Association.
Requests to become a member must be addressed to the Committee. The Committee admits new members and informs the General Assembly accordingly.
Members have the following rights:
In all cases, the membership fee for the current year remains due. Members who have resigned or who are excluded have no rights to any part of the Association’s assets. Only the Association's assets may be used for obligations/commitments contracted in its name. Members have no personal liability.
Also, fees for membership of the Association, are separated into the following categories:
Open to persons operating in journalistic categories such as heads of departments/sections of newspapers, magazines, broadcasting or news agencies, editorial writers, copy editors, bureau chiefs, correspondents, media worker, Television, and radio news presenters. Journalist members have a voting right.
Associate membership covers those who work in fields closely related to journalism such as lecturers in journalism, broadcast news analysts, press freedom advocates, media lawyers and advisors. Associate members have no voting rights.
Open to journalism student in a full time or part time or engaged in journalistic work for a student publication, community media or self-publishing online or in print. Student Members have no voting rights.
Corporate membership is open to any business, company, or corporation with an interest in the press and broadcast media.
An annual membership fee is a major source of the association budgeting funds. An estimate of 50% of our funding will be coming from the annual membership fees;
Affiliated Membership is granted to individuals and media outlets as a tribute to their courage, resistance and commitment to fundamental principles and values of independent journalism and press freedom throughout the world.
which is separated into the following categories:
Please fill the following application form for membership: