Why you should join AAJA Today!                                                             
AAJA membership is based on the calendar year, January to December, regardless of when dues are received. Membership registration submitted today is good through December 31.

Membership in AAJA is open to all who believe in our mission, which includes ensuring fair and accurate coverage of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs), as well as encouraging the hiring and promotion of AAPIs in newsrooms.

What are the AAJA membership types and how much does it cost?
There are 6 types of membership:

  • Full Membership: $65
  • Associate Membership: $65
  • Retired Membership: $25
  • Student Membership: $25
  • Gold Membership: $100*
  • Platinum Membership: $750*

*Partially tax deductible

For more details about each membership type, see:

What are the benefits of membership?
Membership benefits include access to AAJA Career Listings, discounts on convention registration and savings on professional services, such as Poynter training.


To join or renew:

  1. Register online HERE.
  2. Download a printable copy of the AAJA membership form.
  3. Contact AAJA directly for a membership application form. Please email Justin Seiter: or call 415-346-2051 x107.
Asian American Journalists Association. Los Angeles Chapter. Established 1981.