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This Individual Application Form is to be used by an individual employee/freelance reporter, photographer, publisher, or editor performing newsgathering/reporting services on behalf of an NJPA member newspaper, member digital news organization or qualifying associate member.
If you are not performing such services on behalf of an NJPA member newspaper, member digital news organization or qualifying associate member, you are not eligible for an NJPA Press Identification Card and should not submit this application.
Applicant’s title: Reporter Publisher Editor Photographer
Name and address of NJPA member newspaper, member digital news organization or qualifying associate member for which you perform newsgathering/reporting services (i.e. gathering, procuring, transmitting, compiling, editing, disseminating or publishing news for the public) along with the name and contact information of the publisher or senior news editor of the member newspaper, member digital news organization or qualifying associate member for which you are performing newsgathering/reporting services.
Name of Publisher or Senior News Editor
Current Year 2023 (valid from date of issuance of the NJPA Press Identification Card through December 31 of the year of issuance).**
Next Calendar Year 2024 (valid, if issued this year, from January 1 of the next calendar year through December 31 of the next calendar year and, if issued next calendar year, valid from the date issued through December 31 of that calendar year)**
** The time periods for which the NJPA Press Identification Cards are valid apply only:
I understand that if I am issued an NJPA Press Identification Card, it is intended for my use only and I will not permit it to be used by any other person.
I have read and I understand the Criteria for issuance of an NJPA Press Identification Card and I represent that, to the best of my knowledge, information and belief, I satisfy those Criteria. I further represent that, if I am issued an NJPA Press Identification Card, I will notify NJPA at such time that I no longer satisfy the Criteria and that, at such time that I no longer satisfy the Criteria, I will not use the NJPA Press Identification Card for any purpose.
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New Jersey Press Association (NJPA) is a non-profit membership association formed to advance the interests of newspapers and to increase awareness in the benefits of newspaper readership. The mission of NJPA is to help newspapers remain editorially strong, financially sound and free of outside influence. We will pursue these goals in every way possible, as a service both to our members and to the people of New Jersey.