The American Jewish Press Association's (AJPA) membership consists of newspapers, magazines, websites, other electronic Jewish media organizations, individual journalists and affiliated organizations throughout the United States and Canada.
Membership categories are based on your role in the industry:
Available to any Jewish community newspaper, e-zines, press or wire services distributed weekly, bi-weekly, fortnightly or semi-monthly. Jewish radio and television stations are also eligible and fall under the >30K circulation.
Under 10,000 circulation: $525.00;
10,001 to 30,000 circulation: $610.00;
Over 30,001 circulation: $730.00
Available to other Jewish publications not eligible for a Full Membership, such as monthly publications or those published less frequently.
Annual Dues: $315.00
Available to institutions or organizations that are substantially involved with the field of Jewish journalism and wish to maintain contact with AJPA membership publications, but are otherwise ineligible for any other class of AJPA membership. Examples include communications or public relations directors of major Jewish organizations, and suppliers of products or services used by the Jewish press.
Annual dues: $342
Available to persons who are substantially involved as professional journalists, columnists, contributors or bloggers in the field of Jewish journalism.
Annual Dues: $105
Available to student journalists currently working at a school paper and/or interested in exploring and/or pursuing a career in Jewish media.
Annual dues: $20
STUDENT PAPER Membership*:
Available to a student publication specifically geared towards Jewish students on a college or high school campus.
Annual Dues: $50
Available to a website with a unique domain name, separate from an associated print publication, with primary original content, and that serves a news/features interest to the Jewish community.
Annual Dues: $315
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Please note that each membership application received is screened by the AJPA membership committee, to assure eligibility under the Bylaws. Then, each applicant is submitted to the membership for a email ballot process.
Click here to view key benefits of AJPA membership.