How to Become a Member

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Active Membership

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  • Subscriptions to newsletters about industry trends and tips
  • Legislative representation on issues that affect the industry
  • Access to free legal advice through Legal Hotline
  • Option to generate revenue through KPA’s ad networks
  • Marketing of your newspaper to KPA’s advertising clients
  • Discounted registration for convention and training events
  • Option for on-site news and design training
  • Option for on-site technology and software training
  • Opportunity to compete in Awards of Excellence contest in news and advertising
  • Online subscription to VoteTracker.com
  • Custom demographics about your advertising market
  • Full listing in the online Kansas Newspaper Directory
  • Custom press passes for you and your staff
  • Access to publications on industry issues
  • Free posting of job openings at your newspaper (first 35 words)
  • Voting rights at the association’s annual meeting
  • Eligibility to serve on the KPA board of directors

Associate Membership

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  • Subscriptions to newsletters about industry trends and tips
  • Legislative representation on issues that affect the industry
  • Access to free legal advice through Legal Hotline
  • Option to generate revenue through KPA’s ad networks
  • Marketing of your newspaper to KPA’s advertising clients
  • Discounted registration for convention and training events
  • Option for on-site news and design training
  • Option for on-site technology and software training
  • Opportunity to compete in Awards of Excellence contest in news and advertising
  • Online subscription to VoteTracker.com
  • Custom demographics about your advertising market
  • Full listing in the online Kansas Newspaper Directory
  • Custom press passes for you and your staff
  • Access to publications on industry issues
  • Free posting of job openings at your newspaper (first 35 words)

Associate Membership - Digital-Only

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Student Membership

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  • Subscriptions to newsletters about industry trends and tips
  • Access to free legal advice through Legal Hotline
  • Discounted registration for convention and training events
  • Student newspaper listing in Kansas Newspaper Directory
  • Access to the online version of the Kansas Newspaper Directory
  • Access to publications on industry issues
  • Invitations to education opportunities and special events
  • Link to your newspaper’s Web site from KPA’s site

Retired Membership

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  • Subscriptions to newsletters about industry trends and tips
  • Discounted registration for convention and training events
  • Access to publications on industry issues

Friend of KPA Membership

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  • Subscriptions to newsletters about industry trends and tips
  • Discounted registration for convention and training events
  • Friend listing in the Kansas Newspaper Directory
  • One free Excel spreadsheet of newspaper information
  • Access to publications on industry issues
  • Free posting of journalism-related job openings (first 35 words)
  • Discount on advertising placed in KPA’s ad networks
  • Discount on KPA’s news release distribution service
  • Discount on share voice advertising on KPA website/member services pages.
  • First opportunity to reserve convention sponsorships
  • First referral to newspapers seeking your products/services
  • Link to your company Web site from KPA’s site