Membership Information

Membership in CJJ is open to writers, reporters, editors and producers who cover crime, cops and courts. We offer associate memberships to students, academics and others interested in criminal justice and journalism. Dues support this website and educational programs. Dues also help our news report, Crime and Justice News.

Yearly Dues:
$40 for Working Journalists
$60 for Associate Members
$20 for Students

To become a member, first, please email your name, address, news organization, job title/description, phone number, fax number and e-mail address to Ted Gest at

You may then pay conveniently online using the secure PayPal link below (the “Donate” button), or, if you wish, you may mail a check to the address below the Donate button.

Pay membership dues via PayPal:


If you prefer to send a check, please mail your membership dues to:

Criminal Justice Journalists
720 Seventh St., N.W., Third Floor
Washington, D.C. 20001


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