Pay Membership Online … In 2 Steps 

Step 1:

  • Go to
  • At the top tool bar, click on “Buy,” then scroll to “Make a Payment.”
  • You will be asked to provide your e-mail address and the e-mail address for PABJ,    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
  • If you are paying via PayPal, please add a $2 handling charge to your dues Full membership post $42; associate membership post $37; and student membership post $22.
  • Next fill out form with your credit card information.
  • Once your payment has been accepted proceed to Step 2.

Step 2:
Fill out the online application (You must fill the application are the membership process will not go through)
  • Make sure to fill all boxes with asterisks.
  • Press send.
  • Review “Confirmation for PABJ Membership” page. Then click “Process Payment.”
  • Your PayPal payment in Step 1 and application approval in Step 2 together serve as your membership receipt.
  • Remember: Both steps must be completed for your online membership payment to be complete.

Pay Membership By Mail
When mailing your payment make sure to download the membership application and send it with your payment to:
PABJ - Membership
P.O. Box 8232,
Philadelphia, PA 19101
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Membership Dues
  • $40 full member (full-time journalists)
  • $35 associate member (public relations/media-related professionals, professors, and other professionals who want to affiliate with PABJ)
  • $20 student member (full-time student)

Member dues are good from January to December. Dues paid after Nov. 15 carry over to the following year.

Pay Membership In Person
Chapter meetings are every second Tuesday of the month. You can only pay cash in person; not through the mail.