These associations provide tip sheets, lesson plans and scholarship, internship and contest information.
API: American Press Institute
The oldest and largest center devoted solely to training and professional development for the news industry and journalism educators.
ASNE: American Society of Newspaper Editors
Sponsors awards in writing, reporting on deadline, community photojournalism, editorial and diversity leadership.
AAJA: Asian American Journalists Association
Support for Asian American and Pacific Islander journalists. Conventions, awards, professional and student programs.
AEJMC: Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
AEJMC is a nonprofit, educational association of journalism and mass communication faculty, administrators, students and media professionals.
BEA: The Broadcast Education Association
Professional association for professors, industry professionals and graduate students who are interested in teaching and research related to electronic media and multimedia enterprises.
Inland Press Association
Newspaper association specializing in high-quality, low-cost training options for all newspaper departments.
IPI: International Press Institute
Global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists dedicated to the furtherance and safeguarding of press freedom, the promotion of the free flow of news and information and the improvement of the practices of journalism.
JAWS: Journalism and Women Symposium
JAWS supports the personal growth and professional empowerment of women in newsrooms and works toward a more accurate portrayal of the whole society.
NAB: National Association of Broadcasters
NAB is a trade association that advocates on behalf of more than 8,300 free, local radio and television stations, and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the Courts.
NABJ: National Association of Black Journalists
The NABJ is an organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals that provides quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of black journalists worldwide.
NAHJ: National Association of Hispanic Journalists
The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) is dedicated to the recognition and professional advancement of Hispanics in the news industry.
NAJA: Native American Journalists Associationn
Serves and empowers Native journalists through programs and actions designed to enrich journalism and promote Native cultures.
NAMIC: National Association of Multi-Ethnicity in Communications
Educates, advocates and empowers for multi-ethnic diversity in the telecommunications industry through its 17 nationwide chapters.
NFPW: National Federation of Press Women
NFPW is a dynamic nationwide organization of professional women - and men - pursuing careers across the communications spectrum.
Maynard Institute for Journalism Education
For 25 years, the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education (MIJE) has helped the nation's news media reflect America's diversity in staffing, content and business operations.
NLGJA: National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association
Organization of journalists, media professionals, educators and students who work within the news industry to foster fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues.
National Freedom of Information Coalitionn
The National Freedom of Information Coalition protects the public's right to oversee its government.
National Press Club
Promotes free press and provides benefits to journalists.