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WPA MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS                                                                               

WPA BRIEF  WPA monthly eNewsletter containing industry news, WPA news, original content, features, upcoming events, etc.

FEATURED PUBLICATION IN WPA BRIEF (coming in 2017) – Promote your publication to our membership in 1 – 3 briefs (depending on membership level).

PUBLICATION SHOWCASE ON WPA WEBSITE – Your publication featured for one week on our website, allowing you to promote your magazine to our membership and beyond.

HAPPY HOUR WITH THE EXPERTS  (coming in 2017) – Monthly panels with topics ranging from social media, research, new formats, advertising, marketing and more.

RISING STARS MEMBER PROFILE – As one of the newest members of our industry, you will be featured in our What Members Are Saying Feature on the WPA website.

RISING STARS NETWORKING EVENTS (coming in 2017) – Get togethers for the newest members of our industry.

ASSOCIATION, INDUSTRY AND GOVERNMENT RESOURCES – Links to associations, industry and government Resources.

ASK THE EXPERTS – WPA STRATEGIC ADVISORS  (coming late 2017) – Access to our experts in social media, research, audience engagement and more. Through live chats, webinars and events, you will meet some of the leading voices in our business.

WPA CAREER CENTER  Search available jobs, post jobs, search resumes and more.

WHITE PAPERS (coming late 2017) – The latest insights from experts in our industry.

WPA MEMBERSHIP LIST – A complete list of current WPA members.

WPA SOCIAL NETWORKING  Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter for professional introduction and interaction.  Join these groups and expand your professional connections.

MAGGIE AWARDS  For 66 years the Maggies competition has fostered creativity and exceptional work. Open to print and electronic magazines, tabloids, newsletters, mobile magazines and blogs published or distributed West of the Mississippi.

MAGGIE AWARDS BANQUET  A celebration of the best in our business, it’s the most prestigious publishing event in the West, honoring exceptional work in our industry.

WPA MENTORS (coming in 2017) – Become a mentor to a student or Rising Star, or come to find a mentor.

WPA BOOTCAMP (coming in 2018) – A one-day tune-up with industry professionals sharing best practices in editorial, design, advertising, sales, events,  marketing and more.


WPA VENDOR RESOURCE GUIDE  A custom page on WPA website including company logo, description of services and products offered, contact information, URL link and your exclusive offers to WPA members.

SPONSORSHIP OF WPA BRIEF  (coming in 2017) – Promote your business to WPA members in 2 of our monthly newsletters.

LOGO IN MAGGIE BANQUET PROGRAM* – Your logo will be included in event program. *If you are a sponsor of the Maggies, this promotion will be expanded to include a description of your services and any special offer made to membership.


JOURNALISM ON CAMPUS INITIAITVE  The Maggies Scholarship and Grant Program awards students and college magazine/media departments in college editorial and design categories.  Through this program, the WPA is investing in the future of our industry by promoting America’s top collegiate journalists and media programs.

UNIVERSITY | COLLEGE JOURNALISM ON CAMPUS FEATURE ON WEBSITE (coming in 2017) – A new feature promoting your department and highlighting the excellence of your journalism.

STUDENT ADVISORY BOARD (fall 2017) – A core foundation of our Journalism on Campus initiative, you will be an influencer for excellence in journalism on your campus and within our organization.  Part of a 6-8 member team, you will be a brand ambassador, create campus events, attend WPA events and more.

STUDENT MEMBER PROFILE – For individual student members – you will be profiled in our Journalism on Campus Feature on the WPA website.

Please join or renew now to take advantage of all these great benefits from the WPA. We thank you for your membership and active participation your organization.

Contact Debi Leibovitz, Executive Director, at or call 310.344.9857 for further information.


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