APPLY to be a member today! Download the membership application here.
RENEW your membership. Download the membership renewal form here.
Active members are individuals currently employed in print, electronic and broadcast news and information, including reporters, writers, editors, photographers and illustrators as well as book authors, publishers, public relations practitioners and newsletter producers.
Level II - Professional to age 25 ($50)
Level III - 26-36 years of age ($75)
Level IV - 37 years of age and above ($140)
Level V - Retired ($50)
Out of Washington Area ($50)
$165 Affiliate members are individuals whose professions and interests are allied to the American News Women’s Club.
$165 Associate members are persons, or spouses of persons, who are prominent in the arts, science, education, government, civic affairs, or social services.
Initiation Fee (one time only)
U.S. presidents, royalty, and other individuals who have achieved national or internationaldistinction may be elected to this category by the Board of Governors.
For a more extensive description of these membership categories and the categories of Honorary, Distinguished Member Emeritus and Retired, please contact the clubhouse at (202) 332-6770.
We accept all major credit cards. You will have to contact the Club Manager with your card information.
Please call (202) 332-6770.
Founded in 1932, the American News Women's Club brings together a diverse group of reporters, editors, publishers, independent authors and public relations professionals who embrace the club's goals.
Promoting Journalistic Excellence
A series of professional development workshops and seminars give members insight into the latest developments in the field.
Fostering Professional Growth
Networking evenings with other professional groups and members-only happy hours ensure that members connect with people who share their interests. ANWC supports community activities with complementary missions and goals.
Advancing Women's Roles
ANWC raises public awareness of contributions made by women in journalism and related professions. An annual benefit supports college scholarships in the field.
Reasons to Join
Whether you're a current member or looking to become a member, here are a few of our club membership benefits:
- Emphasis on Women as Washington Opinion Leaders/Newsmakers
- Camraderie, Fellowship, Networking Opportunites
- "Shop Talk" Newsletter
- Monthly "E-Dispatch" E-mail Alerts
- Club Web Site: www.anwc.org
- Membership Directory
- Newsmaker Programs & Author Evenings
- Professional Development Workshops
- Monthly Networking Events & Affinity/Theme Group Events
- Parties & Happy Hours
- Embassy Visits
- Annual Benefit Gala - ANWC's Excellence in Journalism Award
- Scholarship Program
- Unique Clubhouse / Welcoming Surroundings
- Member Rates for Programs and Club Rentals
- Civic Activities and Community Outreach