BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP
As a member of the Delaware County Press Club, you’ll be part of a network of professionals in the media industry; engage with leading communicators and newsmakers at exclusive events; and grow the skills needed to advance your career through professional development educational programming.
The Press Club season runs September through May.
MEMBERSHIP DRIVE FOR THE 2023-2024 SEASON ENDS ON JANUARY 1, 2024.
Founded in 1979, the Delaware County Press Club provides opportunities to:
Meet high profile professionals from all sectors in broadcasting, journalism, communications, publications
Network and connect with industry colleagues in a trusted organization
Build relationships with potential business partners
Reach the organization's website visitors and combined 1200 Facebook and Twitter followers
Harness the power of membership to share your news
Receive discounted event pricing
Access the membership directory
Participate in exclusive events and behind-the-scenes tours
Enhance your skills with industry specific professional development workshops
Enjoy reciprocal memberships with other Press Clubs including the National Press Club.
NEW benefit beginning September 2021 - Students from member colleges/universities/schools can attend events at the member price.
Students, working and retired communicators can all benefit from membership in The Delaware County Press Club!
We invite you to email us with questions about Club membership at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHO CAN JOIN?
Active membership is available to individual professionals, full-time or part-time, active or retired, working in the field of communications, including print and broadcast journalism, public relations, marketing, advertising, writing and photojournalism for profit and non-profit organizations.
Membership is also open to individuals who are nonprofessional writers, volunteers, public relations representatives, communications students and teachers, and professionals in allied communication fields, such as printing.
Active membership may also be held in the name of corporations, industries, agencies, and businesses. Corporations, industries, agencies and businesses may elect to name one active member to the Club to officially represent the firm. Such members shall hold all rights and privileges of the Club as set forth in the bylaws. In the event the person designated to be the representative cannot attend meetings, another person may be selected by the firm to attend meeting with full privileges of the Club.
Honorary membership may be offered to individuals in recognition of benefactions or of other meritorious service to the Club or to the communications profession in general.
The Press Club may request to review a prospective member's portfolio to verify eligibility requirements.