How to join the MPA

To apply for membership, please print out the appropriate application, along with three copies of your newspaper, if applicable. Also, a letter from a sponsoring MPA publisher is required if your newspaper is applying for Active, Active Online or Friend of Missouri Press Membership. A check for dues is also required.  The MPA Board of Directors will act on applications at its earliest opportunity.  Active Membership dues are based on circulation, see the current Dues Schedule to figure dues.  Friend of Missouri Press Membership dues are $ 195 per firm. Associate Membership dues are per person. Dues are collected for the calendar year.

MPA has FOUR classes of membership

(1) Active Membership - This is open to any weekly or daily newspaper that has been in business for three years and devotes at least 25% of its space to news content and fulfills the requirements set forth in the MPA Bylaws. Active Membership Application | 2016 Missouri Press_Dues

(2) Associate Membership - This is open to any publisher who has retired or to any person in government, education or an association who serves in an information capacity or to any teacher or student of journalism. Download Application

(3) Friend of Missouri Press Membership - This is open to anyone in public relations or in a field allied to the newspaper industry or serving it, or to newspapers that have not been in business for three years or publish less frequently than weekly and thus may not qualify for active membership. Download Application

(4) Active Online Membership - This is open to any online newspaper that has been in business for three years (MPA member newspapers online prior to Sept. 7, 2007, are grandfathered in) and fulfills the requirements set forth in the MPA Bylaws. Download Application


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2016 MPA BOUND Newspaper Directory

An alphabetical resource guide to all of the newspapers in the state of Missouri. $45.00

 

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Friday February 24th

The deadline to register for Missouri Press Day at the Capitol is TODAY. Link

Thursday February 23rd

Use MPA ads to keep public informed about Public Notices The Missouri Press Association has made available a series of Public Notice ads that help inform your readership about the importance of keeping public notices in the newspaper. These ads are available in color and black-and-white online here: http://www. Link

Wednesday February 22nd

Seeking 2017 Nominations! Nominations are being taken now for three of the top awards of the Missouri Press Association and Foundation: — Missouri Newspaper Hall of Fame — Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame — Outstanding Young Journalist Nominations for all three of the 2017 awards must be in the MPA office by March 31. Nomination forms are at mopress. Link

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