How To Join



Who Can Join?

Women are eligible for membership in The Newswomen’s Club of New York if they work primarily as members of the editorial staff of a news organization and are based in the New York metropolitan area. Freelancers are eligible for membership if they can provide annually 6 published examples of their work from within the past 12 months.

Benefits of Membership

Network with the best in the business

  • Invitations to frequent events including No Agenda Tuesdays, our monthly informal gathering
  • Opportunities to meet literary agents, authors, headhunters and other professionals who can help further your career
  • Notices about job openings, events, competitions/grants and other relevant information

Learn new skills

Access to member-only master classes and workshops designed to enhance your skills.

Discounted tickets to The Front Page Awards

One of the most prestigious journalism awards in the United States, it is also a fabulous black tie dinner at which to network and celebrate the success of our esteemed colleagues.

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in joining the Newswomen’s Club of New York. Temporarily we are not accepting new applications while we update our system. We will resume accepting new applications the first week of December. Please check back then. We apologize for any inconvenience. Applications submitted on or before November 25 will not be affected. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

If you have any questions, please email


Please note, as a nonprofit professional membership organization, we rely on membership dues to cover operating expenses including rent, utilities, office supplies, and the Front Page Awards competition. Dues continue to be $75 per year, a price we’ve maintained for many years. They are payable online via Paypal.