CPA welcomes your membership! Joining is easy and there are many benefits, including professional development, various resources, publication support, spiritual growth and member-exclusive discounts on networking and continuing education opportunities.
Terms of MembershipMemberships are for a calendar year; January 1 to December 31. If your membership application is accepted in the middle of the year, the CPA will prorate your dues accordingly. Pricing information is available on our Membership Classes page.
All applications are vetted by our volunteer Membership Committee and approved by the CPA Board of Directors.
How to Join
Determine your membership class. You can consult our Membership Class webpage for this information or call Elise Freed-Brown at 312-380-6789.
Visit the 'Membership Application page' and download the appropriate membership application form.
Complete the application and return to Elise Freed-Brown, Project Assistant, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax at (312) 361-0256. Please read all instructions as incomplete applications will not be considered.
We will send your application to the Membership Committee for review and to the Board of Directors for approval. Upon approval, you will receive a certificate of membership and a press pass. Your member benefits will begin immediately.
Questions?Contact Elise Freed-Brown at 312.380.6789 or email@example.com for questions on how to join the Catholic Press Association or the benefits of CPA membership. We look forward on working with you towards becoming part of a wonderful community of journalists and media professionals.