Member Benefits

NLA members are part of a vital network of news leaders with shared values and challenges. Their support helps NLA empower journalists at all levels with the training, support and networks they need to lead and transform diverse, sustainable newsrooms. Members of the News Leaders Association also enjoy a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Connect and share ideas with the nation's news leaders on an exclusive Slack channel (coming Spring 2021) and at a variety of events throughout the year
  • Full access to NLA's membership directory
  • Join NLA committees and help shape the future of NLA and our industry together
  • Real Talk for News Leaders, join NLA’s members-only monthly virtual meetup where you can bring whatever you're grappling with in your newsroom to a peer group who understands
  • Access to trainings throughout the year
  • Opportunity to publish your articles about industry events or news on NLA’s website
  • First access to NLA’s panels and programs throughout the year
  • Discounted registration rates for the annual conference and on entry fees for NLA’s Awards
  • Advertise journalism programs, services or jobs in NLA’s weekly newsletter
  • Other offers NLA negotiates exclusively for members, throughout the year

NLA members help support a variety of important initiatives, including: Reach out with any questions to