News Media Publication Membership

Dues are an initial $200 fee for statewide coverage or $150 for local coverage with $10 added to the dues for every FTE up to 10 FTEs annually.

News Media Publications must meet the following criteria for membership:

  • Published in print at least four times a year and average 25% news and editorial content per issue
  • Have been published without interruption for at least one year with a bona fide list of paying subscribers.

Online-only publication:

  • News published or posted regularly and updated a minimum of every 7 days
  • Maintains at least 25% non-advertising locally-produced material
  • Abides by intellectual property laws