Most of our members describe JAWS as amazing! Here are some reasons to sign up for a wonderful year of advice, mentoring, camaraderie, support and training: The Listserv! Daily and hourly discussions about issues affection women journalists, job leads, tips on topics from how to land a book deal to pitch ideas to interview techniques, advice on the latest mobile and computer technology and a tight community. Access to health insurance and discounts on training at Poynter. Access to our online membership directory so you can find professional friends in your region or field of interest. We’ve had a big surge in... read more
Why join JAWS?
"I turn to this group of talented, accomplished, committed professionals for advice, support and the inspiration to keep doing what I do in my life and work. We're all in this together." - Mary C. Curtis, JAWS board member and award-winning multimedia journalist.
If you are a journalist employed by a newspaper, news service, television or radio station, syndicate, magazine, or web site, a full-time free-lancer in one of these areas, a teacher of journalism at the college level or a student of journalism at the college level or above JAWS IS FOR YOU.
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Our MissionJAWS supports the professional empowerment and personal growth of women in journalism and works toward a more accurate portrayal of the whole society.