For more than 70 years, AIPA has been serving Arizona’s student journalists and their advisers, partnering with national organizations to bring scholastic journalism to the forefront of education.

All Arizona scholastic journalism programs are encouraged to join AIPA and get involved in the many exciting events and contests available through this valuable organization.

Here is the AIPA Online Membership Form. Please note that we are currently in the process of updating our membership system, so we appreciate your patience as we work out some of the bugs. We will be adding online payment and automated invoicing soon! But for now, please complete the form and we will email you an invoice.  Questions or problems filling out the form? Email us at [email protected]. (Here is a PDF of our membership and contest registration.)

What we offer:

  • Fall contests for student media
  • Fall convention with well-known keynote speakers and plenty of learning sessions
  • Spring recognition reception
  • Student journalist and adviser awards
  • Local and national resources, networking and help for advisers

Benefits for advisers:

  • Participating in the Fall Contest. You must be a member to enter.
  • Attending the Fall Convention with a discounted registration fee.
  • Meeting and networking with other advisers and student journalists.
  • Members can serve on the AIPA Board.

Annual Membership Costs:

  • Single Publication Membership – $50; includes:
    • Discounted Fall Convention and Summer Workshop registration rates
    • 1 free adviser Fall Convention registration
    • Consideration for AIPA Adviser Awards
    • Access to mentoring, curriculum, support for First Amendment issues
  • School-wide Membership – $75; includes
    • Member benefits listed above for all school publications
    • 3 free adviser Fall Convention registrations

AIPA Member Schools for 2021-2022:

American Leadership Academy – Yearbook
Apollo High School – Newspaper and news mag
Brophy High School – Newspaper and news mag
Cactus Canyon Junior High School – Newspaper and Yearbook
Camp Verde High School – Yearbook
Combs High School – Yearbook, Newspaper and news mag, media
Copper Canyon High School – Yearbook
Deer Valley High School – Yearbook
Desert Mountain High School – Yearbook, Film/TV, newspaper and news mag
Desert View High School – Yearbook, Newspaper and news mag
Desert Vista High School – Film/TV and Yearbook
Dobson High School – Yearbook
Greenfield High School – Yearbook
The Gregory School – Newspaper and Yearbook
Highland High School – Newspaper and Yearbook
Higley High School – Yearbook
Horizon High School – Newspaper, Lit Mag,  Yearbook and Film/TV
La Joya Community High School – Film/TV, Newspaper, Yearbook and Lit Mag
McClintock High School – Newspaper and news mag
Mesa High School – Yearbook
Moon Valley High School – Newspaper
Notre Dame Prep – Film/TV and Lit Mag
Paradise Valley High School – Yearbook
Perry High School – Newspaper and Yearbook
Red Mountain High School – Yearbook
Sandra Day O’Connor High School – Newspaper
Shadow Ridge High School – Yearbook
South Mountain High School – Film/TV and Yearbook
Sunnyslope High School – Yearbook and Newspaper
Verrado High School – Film/TV
Willow Canyon High School – Yearbook
Xavier College Prep – Lit Mag, Newspaper and Yearbook

Contact Information:

Suite 174
3241 E Shea Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85028

Email: [email protected]

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