Membership for All
You may qualify for Journalist membership if you fit into one of the following groups:
- Reporter, editor, writer, publisher; editorial and news cartoonist or artist; news photographer or videographer; producer, president or general manager; librarian, web master or other editorial employee of a regularly issued news outlet that is supported by advertising , paid subscriptions, or funded by a non – profit organization.( Organization must operate with editorial independence from any political, government, commercial or special interest and must be published for the primary dissemination of the news.)
- Journalism instructors, professors and deans at the college level.
- Non-fiction authors.
- Journalist - $632 ($52.67/mo.)
- Journalist Young member/under 35 - $340 ($28.33/mo.)
- Journalist Non-Resident - $254 ($21.17/mo.)
- Journalist Retired - $344 ($28.67/mo.)
- Journalist Non-Resident Retired - $161 ($13.42/mo.)
You may qualify for Communicator membership if you fit into one of the following groups:
- Non-editorial employees for qualified news outlets such as business managers, advertising managers, circulation managers, promotion managers and system operators.
- Former journalists who worked as journalists for at least 10 years.
- Current and retired press aides for foreign or domestic governments.
- News Source members have regular contact with the 'working press,' such as public relation/communications professionals.
- Authors of books or plays, editors of books or film, poets, television or film script writers and book publishers.
- Student members who are enrolled full-time in undergraduate or graduate journalism programs; or work on campus .publications, broadcast outlets or news internet sites; or who otherwise intern or work part-time for qualified news outlets.
- Building tenants: persons whose office of employment is located at the National Press Building and do not qualify for one of the other above categories.
- Spouse/Partner : The spouse and partners of members of the National Press Club are eligible for full membership (except for voting privileges).
- Communicator - $780 ($65/mo.)
- Communicator Non-Resident - $391 ($32.58/mo.)
- Communicator Retired - $450 ($37.50/mo.)
- Communicator Student - $200 ($16.67/mo.)
- Communicator News Source - $912 ($76/mo.)
- Communicator Retired Non-Resident - $240 ($20.00/mo.)
- Communicator Young Member-under 35 - $523 ($43.58/mo.)