To apply for membership, please print out the appropriate application, along with four copies of your newspaper, if applicable. Also, a letter from a sponsoring MPA publisher is required if your newspaper is applying for Active or Friend of Missouri Press Membership. A check for dues is also required. The MPA Board of Directors will act on applications at its earliest opportunity.
Active Membership dues are based on circulation. Friend of Missouri Press Membership dues are $ 195 per firm. Associate Membership dues are per person. Dues are collected for the calendar year.
(1) Active Membership - This is open to any weekly or daily newspaper that has been in business for three years and devotes at least 25% of its space to news content and fulfills the requirements set forth in the MPA Bylaws. Download Application
(2) Associate Membership - This is open to any publisher who has retired or to any person in government or education who serves in an information capacity or to any teacher or student of journalism. Download Application
(3) Friend of Missouri Press Membership - This is open to anyone in public relations or in a field allied to the newspaper industry or serving it, or to newspapers that have not been in business for three years or publish less frequently than weekly and thus may not qualify for active membership. Download Application
(4) Active Online Membership - This is open to any online newspaper that has been in business for three years (MPA member newspapers online prior to Sept. 7, 2007, are grandfathered in) and fulfills the requirements set forth in the MPA Bylaws. Download Application
Wednesday May 8th
Yesterday was teacher day. Did you thank someone for their contributions to education? Tell us about them! Thank you to the thousands of teachers across Missouri who partner with their community newspapers to enrich the curriculum by using the newspaper in their classrooms through Newspaper In Education programs! http://mopress. Link
Tuesday May 7th
We'd like to introduce Mark and welcome him to our team! Mark Nienhueser of Jefferson City, vice president of sales and recruiting for Servicenoodle.com, has been hired as the new advertising director for Missouri Press Service, Inc. Link
Wednesday April 17th
1999 MPA President, Hall of Famer Dies. Robert Wood Wilson, 78, of Milan, Missouri passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013 at St. Link