Benefits of Membership
If you are a professional opinion writer or editor, the Association of Opinion Journalists can help you do your job better.
As a member, you gain instant access to our e-mail list where hundreds of editorial writers and editors discuss everyday issues and answers, alert each other to “astroturf” (phony grassroots) letters campaigns, discuss innovations and new ideas and generally serve as lifelines to one another.
The Masthead, a quarterly publication making the transition this year to a constantly updated online professional journal, features symposia on big issues, problem-solving tips, helpful ideas and great advice on opinion writing.
The annual convention is a great opportunity to meet other opinion writers and editors, recharge your batteries, get invaluable critiques of your writing and pages, and attend informative panels on current topics and industry trends.
AOJ also sponsors continuing education opportunities, such as regional seminars, the annual State Department briefing, workshops and tours.
And, finally, there’s full access to ncew.org, including our Job Bank, membership directory and more.