Members/Membership

Qualifications

The Kentucky Press Association has four membership opportunities.

Newspapers with a periodicals class mailing permit are eligible to be a full member of KPA.

Newspapers without a periodicals class mailing permit but with at least 25 percent news content are eligible to be an Associate Member Newspaper of KPA.

Annual membership dues for full and Associate Member Newspapers are both based on the cost of 94.5 inches of advertising in the publication.

Our newest membership division is Online Publications, open to news websites in Kentucky that meet eligibility criteria. For that criteria, click here.

The KPA Associates Division is a very active, very important part of KPA. This membership division is available to companies and organizations that have established relationships with newspapers including advertising agencies, newspaper vendors and suppliers, state government agencies and other associations based in Kentucky. Individuals may also join as a KPA Associate member.

Annual membership dues for KPA Associates Divisions and Online Publications are $450 per calendar year.