Membership Information

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Station

(Organizational Membership): Open to any public radio station producing or with an interest in the production of original journalism. Station members may name a single designee from among newsroom personnel to vote or run in PMJA elections.  Annual membership is based on the staff size of the station’s newsroom as follows:

  • Large Staff (news staff of 16 or more) – $750
  • Medium Staff (news staff of 6-15) – $600
  • Small Staff (news staff of 1-5) – $475

Staff size is determined by the number of full-time equivalent positions. All staff producing news content, including full-time news and hosting staff, visual journalists, podcast staff, and all talk show personnel and contract employees with full-time contracts lasting a year or more should be counted when determining staff size.

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Individual - Annual Membership

(Non­-Voting Membership): Open to any individual, including freelancers, consultants, and educators, producing or with an interest in the production of public radio journalism. Dues: $120 annually

Join as Individual - Annual Membership

Individual - Monthly Membership

(Non­-Voting Membership): Open to any individual, including freelancers, consultants, and educators, producing or with an interest in the production of public radio journalism. Dues: $15 per month

Join as Individual - Monthly Membership

Corporate

(Non­-Voting Membership): Open to any company or enterprise that is not a public radio station comprised of two or more people, including national content producers and distributors, producing or with an interest in the production of public radio journalism.  Dues: $500 or more.

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Student

(Non­-Voting Membership): Open to any enrolled undergraduate or graduate student with an interest in the production of public radio journalism. Dues: $25

Join as Student