Membership

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Current AEJMC Membership Rates (Oct. 1, 2021 – Sept. 20, 2022)

  • Lifetime Member $5,000 – $5,200 (US & Canada) [NEW]
    (Two payment options: Pay in full ($5,000) or pay in four yearly installments ($1,300 per installment for a total of $5,200) – if you choose the installment option, you will receive the free conference registration upon payment completion.)
    Anyone may choose to be a lifetime member. Includes automatic renewal. Dues include one conference registration per year for the duration, a yearly invitation to the President’s Reception held at the conference, a special recognition pin to wear and recognition in the conference program. Dues entitle lifetime members to issues of Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, Journalism & Communication Monographs and AEJMC News.

  • Regular Member $140 (US & Canada)
    Faculty members in the U.S. and Canada engaged in journalism and mass communication education. Dues entitle regular members to issues of Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, Journalism & Communication Monographs and AEJMC News.

  • Associate Member $140
    Professionals, other than faculty, dealing with journalism and mass communication education. Dues entitle associate members to issues of Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, Journalism & Communication Monographs and AEJMC News.

  • Adjunct Member $75
    Professionals serving as adjunct faculty at the college level, dealing with journalism and communication education. Dues entitle adjunct members to issues of Journalism & Mass Communication Educator and AEJMC News.

  • Student Member $50
    Graduate students in journalism and mass communication not eligible for regular membership. Dues entitle student members to issues of Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, Journalism & Communication Monographs and AEJMC News.

  • Retired Member (w/ periodicals) $55
    (No dues payment, but there is a periodicals surcharge.)
    When Regular members retire, they may elect to remain Regular members or to become Retired Regular members, effective at the beginning of their next membership year. Retired Regular members shall remain on the membership roll without dues for life, retaining all rights and privileges of a Regular member with two options: “Retired without Periodicals” status will receive only the newsletter AEJMC News; “Retired with Periodicals” status will pay a periodicals surcharge to receive, Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, Journalism & Communication Monographs, Online Journalism & Mass Communication Directory and AEJMC News.

  • Retired Member $0
    (No dues payment and does not receive periodicals.)

  • International Member $120
    Faculty members engaged in journalism and mass communication education in institutions of higher learning outside the U.S. and Canada. International members must have an address outside the U.S. and Canada. Dues entitle international members to issues of Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, Journalism & Communication Monographs and AEJMC News. Mail for international members travels by air mail.

  • Spouse $25
    Individuals who qualify as a Regular Member, but are married to Regular Members. Spouse members receive no AEJMC publications, except AEJMC News.

AEJMC Divisions

A division represents a specific area of JMC study or concern. Any member may join.  The division is created by a majority vote of the membership following approval by AEJMC’s Board of Directors, and elects its own officers.

  • ADVD – Advertising (Inc. Journal of Advertising Education) $30.00 / Student Member $20.00
  • BAMJ — Broadcast and Mobile Journalism (Inc. Electronic News Journal) $32.00 / Student Member $7.00
  • SHER – Communicating Science, Health, Environment, Risk $20.00 / Student Member Free
  • CTEC – Communication Technology $24.00 / Student Member $8.00
  • CTAM – Communication Theory and Methodology (Inc. Print & Online - CM&M Journal) $26.00 / Student Member $11.00 (Student journal is online only)
  • CCSD – Cultural and Critical Studies (Inc. Journal of Comm Inquiry) $32.00 / Student Member $10.00 (Student does not include journal)
  • HIST – History (Inc. Journalism History) $30.00 / Student Member $15.00
  • INTC – International Communication (Inc. International Comm Research Journal) $30.00 - U.S. Regular Member; $20.00 - Non U.S. Based Institution Regular Member / Student Member $15.00
  • LAWP – Law and Policy (Inc. Media Law Notes & Comm Law & Policy) $30.00 / Student Member $7.00 (Student only includes Media Law Notes)
  • MMAG – Magazine Media (Inc. Digital Subscription to Journal of Magazine Media) $30.00 / Student Member $5.00
  • MCSD – Mass Communication and Society (Inc. Mass Comm & Society) $24.00 / Student Member Free (Student does not include journal)
  • ETHC – Media Ethics (Inc. Journal of Media Ethics) $30.00 / Student Member Free
  • MMEE – Media Management and Economics $20.00 / Student Member Free
  • MACD – Minorities and Communication $15.00 / Student Member $10.00
  • NOND – Newspaper and Online News (Inc. Newspaper Research Journal) $24.00 / Student Member $5.00
  • PLCD – Political Communication $15.00 / Student Member Free
  • PRDV – Public Relations (Inc. Journal of Public Relations Research) $40.00 / Student Member $20.00
  • SCHJ – Scholastic Journalism $20.00 / Student Member $10.00
  • VISC – Visual Communication (Inc. VisComm Quarterly) $35.00 / Student Member $10.00

Interest Groups

An interest group represents 25 or more members who share a common interest compatible with the association’s purposes.  An interest group is approved by the Board of Directors for a finite term of one to three years, but the term may be renewed.

  • COMJ – Community Journalism IG $12.00 / Student Member Free
  • ESIG – Entertainment Studies IG $10.00 / Student Member $5.00
  • GSIG – Graduate Student IG $9.00 / Student Member $9.00
  • ICIG – Internships and Careers IG $10.00 / Student Member $10.00
  • LGBT – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer IG $10.00 / Student Member $5.00
  • PJIG – Participatory Journalism IG (Inc. Journal of Media and Religion) $10.00 / Student Member Free
  • RMIG – Religion and Media IG $10.00 / Student Member $5.00
  • SPIG – Small Programs IG $12.00 / Student Member Free
  • SPRT – Sports Communication IG $25.00 / Student Member Free

Commissions

A commission represents an area of broad concern, one that cuts across divisional lines.  Any member may join.  A commission is created through approval of the membership and elects its own officers.

  • CSMN – Commission on the Status of Minorities $10.00 / Student Member $5.00
  • CSWM – Commission on the Status of Women $20.00 / Student Member Free

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