Joining the SPJ Georgia Pro chapter is easy and will further both your journalistic ambitions and the industry in Georgia.
For a full list of benefits for college students, download Membership Benefits for SPJ Georgia Collegiate Pros.
How to Join
Joining our chapter can be done in as few as two steps. College students must submit additional materials, please read on.
- Join or renew your membership with SPJ National by going to https://www.spj.org/joinapp.asp.
- If you are a college student in Georgia, make sure to select one of the options under “Student” when indicating Membership Type.
- Under Local Chapter Dues, check the box “I wish to pay my local chapter dues of $25 for the SPJ Georgia Pro Chapter.” If you are a student, select your student chapter in the dropdown menu.
Applications for Collegiate Pro Membership
To join SPJ Georgia as a college student, you must also email an application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please refer to the list below to ensure your application is complete.
- Links to three articles published online; or, three links to audio or video broadcast work.
- A letter of recommendation from a professor, employer or someone in the journalism field.
- A 250 word essay on why you would like to become a SPJ Georgia Collegiate Pro member.
- A professional headshot of yourself.
If you have any questions about this process, please contact SPJ Georgia board member Ellen Eldridge at email@example.com.