Chicago Association of Black Journalists has four (4) different categories of membership:
Full-time working journalists, Full-time Freelancers who receive a majority of their income from freelancing. College
and university journalism professors or educators who have at least five years newsroom experience experience prior to joining
academia. The medium can be Newspaper, Television, Radio, Wire Services, Magazine or Electronic Media (For example, you
must be working in the capacity as a reporter, editor, photographer, producer, director, video-tape editor, talk show host
or media management).
Part-time Freelancers with full-time jobs
in other fields, public relations professionals and all media-related fields. Journalism professors who have less than
five years of newsroom experience prior to joining academia.
other persons committed to the goals and purposes of CABJ are affiliate members.
Full-time students at an accredited graduate school, college or high school are Student Members. Course study must be
in the area of the communications field, preferably journalism.
Dues for Full, Associate and Affiliate Members---$25.00; Student---$15.00
Click here for downloadable membership application (pdf)
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