Membership Criteria

In accordance to Article IV of HABJ's By Laws, membership in HABJ, Inc. is open to the following:

  • Working journalists, associate communicators and full-time college journalism or communications students.
  • Working journalists shall include those journalists whose full or part-time job is to produce, gather, disseminate or distribute news, e.g., reporters, producers, editors, photographers and news technicians.
  • Associate membership shall include public relations specialists, journalists or communications professors and free-lance journalists who spend at least 50 percent of their working time producing, gathering, disseminating or distributing news.
  • Student membership shall be open to those who are enrolled full time in a journalism or communications course of study at an accredited college or university.

Apply for membership online:
Full/Associate Membership
Student Membership