Become a newspaper member


America's Newspapers is an unapologetic and relentless champion for newspapers and a voice for the newspaper industry! 

Voting, newspaper memberships are available to print and digital publications that contain a minimum of 25% original news and content of general public interest and created by professional editorial staffs, that are distributed at least weekly, and marketed through subscriptions, sponsorships or advertising.

Among the benefits of membership:

  • Unlimited access to webinars from industry-leading experts.
  • Customizable marketing campaigns that promote the value of newspapers.
  • Regular editorial and cartoons that emphasize the important role of newspapers.
  • Being part of the advocacy effort that stands with newspapers on issues of importance to the industry.
  • Member pricing at resource-rich events with a large pool of attendees, speakers and vendors, and expanded and improved opportunities for free digital training and idea-sharing. This includes our Oct. 6-8 virtual conference — PIVOT 2020.
  • Industry research and white papers.
  • Education and discovery on sustainable business models.
  • Enhanced coordination and partnerships with j-schools and other industry organizations.
  • A twice-weekly newsletter and periodic sections from America's Newspapers in Editor & Publisher Magazine.
  • And more!

Dues for publication members are based on paid subscribers (total print and digital paid subscribers). 

Dues are billed annually, and payment is due Jan. 1.  Discounts are available to corporate groups.

Paid Subscribers Annual Dues
Under 7,500 $250
7,500-10,000 $500
10,000-20,000 $750
20,000-30,000 $1,000
30,000-50,000 $1,500
50,000-100,000 $2,000
More than 100,000    $2,500

Become a newspaper member

To register as a newspaper member, simply click on this link and complete the membership application.  We'll follow up with you once we receive your information.

Questions? Contact Paulette Sheffield, membership/operations director of America's Newspapers at or (847) 282-9850, ext. 101.

Dues are billed annually, and payment on renewals is due Jan. 1.  Membership applications are subject to review and approval by America's Newspapers.  America's Newspapers reserves the right to modify the membership guidelines, rates or requirements at its discretion.


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