NABJ Indy Membership (Dues: $10 a year)

Why should you become a member?
Since NABJ Indy is a relatively new chapter at IUPUI, the benefits of becoming a member are increasing daily! Our members have the opportunity to network with tons of local professionals and receive help with career placement and professional development. We offer also offer our members exclusive leads to internship and scholarship opportunities.
NETWORKING-NETWORKING-NETWORKING is very important to our chapter and offer this at every general body meeting and special event. As members of NABJ, you will have the opportunity to represent your chapter at national and regional conferences every year, as well as local career fairs and workshops. Just being part of such a prestigious organization can allow for the development of many connections and life-long relationships.

NABJ National Membership (Dues: $40 a year)

All NABJ programs require student membership to participate. For only $40 per year, students can become a member of NABJ and receive the "NABJ Journal," information on career development, members-only access to the web site, NABJobs Online for employment opportunities across the United States and participate in the SEED Program.

Each year, NABJ awards nearly $100,000 in scholarships and internships to college and high school students nationwide, as well as fellowships for seasoned professionals.

The NABJ Media Institute provides professional development and technical training for black journalists at venues across the country.

Every two years, the membership elects a president and national board of directors to govern NABJ. An executive director leads the national office staff.

Benefits of student membership with NABJ include:

  • Scholarship, Internship, and Mentorship Programs
  • Members-only web access, including online membership directory
  • Free subscriptions to NABJ E-News and NABJ Journal
  • Discounts to annual convention, career fair and regional conferences
  • Opportunity to work on the NABJ Student Projects
  • NABJ Multimedia Short Courses
  • Access to NABJobs Online
  • Networking access to professional journalists

For more information about national perks, visit