How to Join the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association

Eligibility for Membership

The Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association includes both voting and non-voting members. Voting members include newspapers and online publications that fulfill specific qualifications. Non-voting members include associate, affiliate, college newspapers, and college journalism departments that achieve particular requirements.

Minimum requirements for all membership stipulate that a publication must:

  • Have been published continuously for six months (or is a successor of such a publication)
  • Annually publish, verify and submit circulation figures
  • Supply a digital copy of their printed edition to PNA

Not sure if you’re eligible to become a member of PNA?

Learn more about the qualifications for membership as outlined in our by-laws.


The benefit of joining the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association

Becoming a member of the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association (PNA) will benefit your organization in a multitude of ways. Our mission is to advance the business interests of Pennsylvania news media organizations and to promote a free and independent press. Whether you work in management, editorial, advertising, production or circulation, the PNA is here to help.

PNA Services

  • Legal Hotline
  • Industry Recognition Contests
  • Lobbying
  • Media Placement
  • Networking and Training Events
  • Industry Publications
  • Press Passes

Learn more about our member benefits:

PNA Member Benefits

PNA Affiliate Member Benefits


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