Join PBMF or Renew Membership

Interested in joining PBMF or renewing a membership?


Types of Membership

Full – $40 a year

For working journalists, including reporters, editors, photographers, newsroom managers, etc., who produce, gather, and disseminate news for newspapers, television, radio stations, magazines, wire services, etc., and full-time freelance journalists.

Associate – $25 a year

For part-time freelance journalists, journalism professors and public relations/communications professionals.

Student – $15 a year

For students at colleges or universities who are studying journalism, communications or a related field.


Please complete the membership application form first, and then submit your membership dues using the PayPal dropdown menu below. You may choose to make a one-time payment or subscribe to an annual automatically renewing membership.

Membership Application

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