Member Benefits

Journalists worldwide are invited to apply for membership in the International Association of Religion Journalists. Join several hundred leading colleagues from more than 90 nations across the globe as together we build a respected professional body that can transcend national and regional biases to become a compelling voice, a trusted source of support and an indispensable resource for journalists worldwide reporting on religion.

Membership benefits include:

  • A comprehensive website, with original stories and access to the finest and most up-to-date research on religion throughout the world. Guided tools such as mapping features, tutorials and specially designed search engines will enable journalists to get deadline access to the most relevant data on hundreds of subjects and the role of religion in nearly every nation in the world.
  • Opportunity to attend courses and take part in dialogues and conferences enabling journalists to discuss contemporary issues in international religion journalism, and share best practices for coverage.
  • News of the latest job and fellowship openings related to international coverage of religion and job and training opportunities in mainstream journalism.
  • Newsletters in English and Arabic, keeping you up-to-date with news on the beat, international and national reporting resources and a comprehensive list of conferences, fellowships, training and other professional opportunities in religion reporting and commentary worldwide.