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INBA voting membership is offered to all Illinois news broadcasters. Associate membership is offered to professionals in allied fields such as public relations. Student membership is offered to Illinois college students enrolled in journalism- related courses and Illinois residents enrolled at out-of-state colleges. Other options may apply, see the INBA By-laws Membership Description for more information.

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Annual Membership Dues

SPECIAL FOR FALL 2020. New members who sign up to attend our Fall 2020 Virtual Convention get one year of full membership for $25 (Voting Members) or $15 (Student).

Voting Member - $35*
(Includes Professional, Educator, and Retired members)

Out-of-State (Non-Voting) Member - $35

Student (Non-Voting) Member - $20

Associate Member - $60

*(Members from newsrooms with 5 or more voting members pay a reduced rate of $25 per person)

For questions regarding membership, contact Executive Secretary Rich Egger at


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