Professional organizations for journalists.
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American Society of Journalists and Authors
Provides a variety of services for nonfiction freelance writers, including market search, conferences, and information on contract negotiations, copyright, intellectual property, and similar issues.
American Society of Newspaper Editors
Directing editors of daily newspapers and editors of major sources of news for daily newspapers throughout the Americas are eligible for membership.
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
Dedicated to promoting high standards in journalism education and research, and to promoting diversity of race and culture in journalism classrooms.
Association of Health Care Journalists
Independent, non profit organization offering resources, tools and training aimed at improving the quality, accuracy and visibility of health care reporting, writing and editing.
Association of Israel Journalists, Haifa and the North
Information for Israeli journalists and foreign correspondents, working in Israel. Links and membership listings.
Australian Society of Travel Writers - ASTW
A non-profit organisation, dedicated to reporting on the travel industry and serving the interests of the travelling public. Information about the ASTW and its Constitution and Code of Ethics, as well as list of members and details about how to join.
Azerbaijan Free Speech Foundation
Seeking to enlighten journalists and society in freedom of speech. [Azerbaijan, English, Russian]
British Guild of Travel Writers
Serving professional travel journalists, guidebook writers, photographers, broadcasters and travel editors. View directory, yearbook and calendar.
The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ)
A national non-profit advocacy and professional development organization consisting of 1,500 active journalists from all media, including print, radio and television. The association publishes an annual compendium of contacts for journalists and maintains an active listserv. The purpose of the CAJ listserv is to provide a forum for Canadian journalists on issues pertaining to journalism, ethics and media.
Casey Journalism Center for Children and Families
Resource center for journalists who cover the social issues, policies and institutions affecting children and families in America.
Caucasus Journalists Network
Platform for journalists, researchers, publishers and media of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. Database on professional journalistic organizations in the region.
Center for Media Literacy
Promotes media literacy education as a framework for accessing, analyzing, evaluating and creating media content.
Chartered Institute of Journalists
Lists history and services. Group seeks to represent its members' interests in the workplace, promote industry standards, and campaign to protect journalistic freedom.
Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)
An independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to the global defense of press freedom. Features international news alerts and resources from non-partisan international organization of journalists.
Commonwealth Press Union
An association whose members are newspapers and news agencies from 49 countries in the Commonwealth. News, issues, membership details, forums, conferences, awards, and contact information.
Council for the Advancement of Science Writing
Organization of journalists and scientists committed to improving the quality of science news reaching the general public. Information about CASW activities, careers in science writing, and grants and fellowships for students.
Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma
A resource based at the University of Washington for students and working journalists seeking current information on the intersection of journalism and trauma.
Diageo Africa Business Reporting Awards
Recognise and reward journalists providing high quality coverage of the business environment in Africa. Objective, awards, news and links.
Editorial Freelancers Association
Search the membership directory by skill, specialty, location, or name. Members include editors, writers, indexers, proofreaders, researchers, desktop publishers, and translators.
Ethics & Excellence Journalism Foundation
Investing in the future of journalism by building the ethics, skills and opportunities needed to advance principled, probing news and information. Provides news, history and grant information.
A network of freelance journalists writing on European, and EU affairs. Members work independently for a range of media.
Foreign Correspondents Association
Professional association representing foreign journalists working in Australia and the Pacific.
Free Press Unlimited
Dutch foundation which supports independent media in countries in development. Profile, projects and annual report.
Idea forum for publishing companies and suppliers to the publishing industry. Conference information, recent publications and newsletters. Also provides training services.
Institute for Interactive Journalism
An incubator to promote interactive journalism in the 21st century using new media. Promotes innovative journalism through awards.
Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA)
Consortium of policy researchers seeking to broaden public discourse by gaining media access for those whose perspectives are commonly drowned out by corporate-backed think tanks and other influential institutions.
Inter American Press Association - IAPA
Heavily involved in press freedom issues in North, Central and South American countries. Features releases, organization, member, and contact information.
International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)
Dedicated to promoting free, independent press arould the world. Explores journalism ethics and other issues that face the profession.
International Federation of Journalists
Organization that aims to push governments to promote social justice and rights for journalists.
International Food, Wine, and Travel Writers Association - IFWTWA
Offers press credentials and other membership services to qualified print, radio and TV broadcasters and photo journalists.
International News Safety Institute
Media safety network promoting the provision of safety training, materials and assistance to journalists and media staff. Mission statement and a list of supporting organisations.
International Press Association
Promotes quality story-telling through photography and writing.
Investigative Reporters and Editors
Non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of investigative reporting within the field of journalism.
Lithuanian Journalist Union
Lists activities and membership guidelines for journalists, media workers, correspondents and reporters.
National Association of Black Journalists
Has a mission to strengthen ties among African-American journalists, promote diversity in newsrooms and honor excellence in the media industry.
National Association of Hispanic Journalists
National organization dedicated to the recognition and professional advancement of Hispanics in the news industry.
National Federation of Press Women
Includes organizational information, news, networking ideas, and member services. A nationwide organization of professional communicators, both women and men, working in any form of the media.
National Union of Journalists (UK and Ireland)
Trade union for journalists in UK and Ireland, with information on pay and conditions, legal advice, membership benefits and training.
Native American Journalists Association
Details about programs designed to enrich journalism and promote Native cultures. Includes history, profile, events, awards, news, and related links.
NECJOGHA: Network of Climate Journalists of the Greater Horn of Africa
Seeks to aid in the distribution of climate information and to advance relations between the press, government and public. Constitution, members list, blogs and forum.
News Media Association
UK organization providing national and local newspaper information, with links to national and regional press websites.
Newspaper Association of America
Supporting continuity and change in the newspaper industry by focusing on strategic issues such as marketing, public policy, diversity, industry development, and newspaper operations.
Online News Association
Committed to providing a community for online journalists, and to promoting fairness in online journalism.
Organization of News Ombudsmen
An international association of professional journalists who serve as internal watchdogs, monitoring accuracy, fairness and ethical practice for their newspapers and broadcast media.
Overseas Press Club of America
Provides resources, internships, and details of forthcoming social events for journalists throughout the world.
Pew Center for Civic Journalism
Centerpiece of The Pew Charitable Trusts' initiative to stimulate citizen involvement in community issues.The project partners major print and broadcast news organizations, helping them reconnect to their communities in ways that help engage their citizens in dialogues that can lead to problem solving.
Helps journalists do their jobs better and to serve their communities. Updated daily, it provides journalists with reliable information, useful tools, and provocative suggestions.
Project for Excellence in Journalism and the Committee of Concerned Journalists
An initiative by journalists to clarify and raise the standards of American journalism through research and education.
Public Journalism Network (PJNet)
A global professional association of journalists, educators and citizens interested in exploring and strengthening the relationship between journalism and democracy. Charter declaration and weblog.
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
Nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free legal help to reporters and news organizations.
Reporters Without Borders
An organization that struggles for press freedom. News, petitions and membership form.
RIAS Berlin Kommission
Binational organization for the promotion of German-American understanding in the field of broadcasting. Bilingual site (German and English).
The Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education
Dedicated to training journalists of color and helping the news media reflect the nation's diversity in staffing, content and business operations.
SARTMA (South Atlantic Remote Territories Media Association)
Official site of the newspaper association which covers Ascension Island in the North to South Georgia and parts of Antarctica in the South.
Society for News Design
SND is an international professional organization dedicated to improving design and graphics in newspapers, news magazines and news-related web sites.
Society of Environmental Journalists
The organization's aim is to improve the quality, accuracy and visibility of reporting on the environment. Searchable calendar of environmental events and SEJ conferences, issues, jobs, awards and fellowships.
South Asian Journalists Association
A professional networking group for journalists of South Asian origin based in North America. Organization and membership information, events, and articles.
UNITY: Journalists of Color, Inc.
A community for minority journalists that seeks to improve minority parcipitation and representation in media.
World Press Institute
WPI journalism resources and a four-month fellowship program for international journalists that includes travel throughout the U.S. as well as on-site experiences with media outlets and educational seminars.
The World Security Institute's Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
Sponsoring independent reporting of global affairs.
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