Membership

CamboJA membership is for Cambodian journalists, media professionals, freelancers and citizen journalists, based locally and abroad.

CamboJA membership offers numerous benefits, including but not limited to:

  • Free access to legal and mental health support
  • Exclusive access to capacity development opportunities
  • Opportunities to participate in events or activities organised exclusively for members
  • Free access to counselling service on issues related to professionalism and ethics of journalists
  • Opportunities to participate in CamboJA’s annual congresses
  • Opportunities to produce and publish professional contents on cambojanews.com

Membership Criteria

CamboJA expects to work with at least 200 Cambodian journalists, which accounts for 5 percent of the estimated 4,000 local journalists in Cambodia by 2023. As of September 2020, 75 Cambodian journalists/media professionals and citizen journalists, 18 of whom are women, have registered as CamboJA’s members.

CamboJA accepts applicants to be members based on the following criteria:

  • Be a journalist with Cambodian citizenship
  • Be a working journalist for any media organization, freelance journalist or citizen journalist
  • Having completed all information as required in the membership application form of CamboJA
  • Having submitted the completed application to CamboJA and got approval from CamboJA’s committee
  • Having paid membership fee (either two US dollars per month or twenty-four US dollars per year to CamboJA as required in the By-laws, upon receiving approval from CamboJA.

The membership status is terminated under the following conditions:

  • Death
  • Membership ending request from the member
  • Having not paid membership fee longer than one year
  • Having been found serious ethical and professional misconduct or criminal law violation by CamboJA’s committee
  • Decision made by the board of directors due to other reasons other than the above-mentioned

Monthly Membership Fee: 8,000 riels/month (USD 2/month) Or

Annual Membership Fee: 9,6000 riels/year (USD 24/year)

If you are ready to join, APPLY NOW. You will be required to pay only when you are accepted to be our member.

Accepted members are expected to be responsible and participate actively in CamboJA’s activities.

For queries regarding memberships, please contact us via communications@camboja.net.