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Select Your Member Type

It’s time to add your name to the roster of incredible women in the JAWS directory by becoming a member of the Journalism & Women Symposium, one of the few national organizations that devotes itself to advancing women in journalism.

You have several options for a JAWS membership.

Students* $30

New memberships are $50 per year; renewals are $75.

Two-year membership $140

Lifetime membership $1200

Please choose your member type below. Note that all memberships are subject to board approval.

Voting: The following people may join as a Voting Member of JAWS:

a. Journalists who are employed by newspapers, news services, syndicates, magazines, television or radio stations, websites or other electronic disseminators of news and information programming.

b. People whose primary occupation is freelancing in the journalism fields listed under a.

c. Teachers of journalism at the college level.

d. People whose primary occupation is research or publishing in the field of journalism.

e. People employed by organizations dedicated to serving journalists.

f. JAWS members who have retired or moved on to other fields.

Associate: Those who do not fit the above criteria but whose knowledge or contribution to the organization would be considered of value to JAWS may join as a non-voting Associate Member.

Student: Those currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program may join at a discounted rate, as non-voting members.