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How to Join OPA

How to Join

Become a member of OPA and Support Oklahoma's News Media
We help our members succeed through legislative advocacy, networking and information sharing, revenue generation and professional development.

OPA offers three types of membership:

Business Membership

  • Newspapers defined as legal publications by the statutes of the State of Oklahoma and therefore qualified to publish public notices.
  • Includes newspapers that are published on a daily, semi-weekly or weekly basis.
  • View Legal Publication Qualifications (Title 25, Okla. Statute 106)
  • Annual Membership Dues: One full page of advertising at the local rate + 2% of OPS ad checks sent to the newspaper in the previous calendar year

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Sustaining Membership

  • A publication that is not a legal newspaper may apply for sustaining membership if it is: (1) Published at least once per month for 24 consecutive months, and (2) Each issue contains at least 25% news content.
  • Individuals, corporations or organizations engaged in furnishing equipment, supplies or services to business members or who is otherwise interested in the welfare of the newspaper profession.
  • Annual Membership Dues: $200 for individuals, $400 for companies

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Associate Membership

  • Individuals who were previously engaged in the newspaper profession. Includes retirees.
  • Annual Membership Dues: $65

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Staff Members (for Website Access only)

  • Individual staff members of companies or organizations that are members of the OPA are assigned a "staff member" role for use on this website.
  • It is not an official membership of the OPA.

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