The criteria for membership of the Indianapolis Association of Black Journalists are as follows:
- Full Membership: Shall be open to working journalists (i.e.: writers, reporters, editors, newsroom managers, producers, photographers and artists who produce, gather, disseminate and distribute news and who work for newspapers, television and radio stations, magazines, and wire services and media support personnel). Full membership shall also be open to freelance journalists who earn a majority of their income freelancing or who take leaves of absence and retain their membership during the period of leave. Full membership shall also be open to journalism professors.Media-related professionals may be members of the organization if their goals and purposes are consistent with the Constitution and spirit of IABJ. [Please see the Constitution of IABJ.]
- Student Membership: Shall be open to students interested in pursuing a career in journalism (including current full-time equivalent students at accredited colleges or universities who either are majoring in print or broadcast journalism) or indicate a strong interest in journalism where the college or university has no print or broadcast journalism curriculum.
Join IABJ Today!