Monthly Meetings: The group meets at 11:00 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month at various locations in the area. Email us at for further membership information or check the TBABJ Calendar section of this site.

Membership and Organization: The Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists is a professional organization whose membership includes journalists from area print, TV, radio and online outlets. Also, public relations and communications professionals serve as members, along with educators and anyone else in a media or media-related profession. Student memberships are available for those who are training to begin journalism as a career.

Apply for Membership : Membership Application ( PDF I MS Word

Mail in the completed form with the appropriate membership fee to the following address:

Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists
P.O. Box 172092
Tampa, FL 33672

or pay securely online by choosing the appropriate membership level below:

Professional/Associate:($50 annually) – Communications professionals who are reporters, news editors, photojournalists, public relations focused and employed by print, broadcast, PR or Internet entities that produce, gather, disseminate and distribute the news and other information; freelancers who work regularly for print, broadcast and Internet news and public relations groups.

Student Membership – ($25 annually) – Individuals who are full-time students studying journalism at an accredited college or university.

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