MISA Membership

MISA Membership

There are many benefits to becoming a MISA Zambia member, including:

  1. Access to our legal defense fund which supports journalists and others facing persecution for exercising their right to freedom of expression
  2. Networking with local and international bodies pushing for freedom of expression and the media
  3. Association with a credible and professional media body
  4. Opportunity to contribute to a better media operating environment
  5. Training
  6. Reference letters for members.

Membership is open to journalists, media workers and others interested in the cause of freedom of expression.

If you are interested in becoming a member, you need to fill in the application form. You either download the form for individuals (PDF) or for institutions (PDF) pick up a copy from our office at Plot 3814, Martin Mwamba Road, Olympia Park, Lusaka.

Before emailing us the filled-in form, you need to pay the appropriate membership fee as listed below. If you aren’t sure which fee to pay, please contact us on +260 211 294 285/6 or accountant@misazambia.org.zm.

MISA Zambia membership is divided into three categories;

  1. Gold                K500  (for journalists with five or more years of experience)
  2. Silver              K400
  3. Bronze            K200

Payment Details    

Membership fees can be paid into the MISA Zambia Bank Account with the following details:

Investrust Bank, Odys Branch Account no: 110710090610019

Communication from MISA Zambia

  1. The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is the forum for members to receive the report from MISA Zambia and interact with like-minded members on various issues of benefit.
  2. The Secretariat communicates to all members when need arises through email.
  3. Members receive updates on activity implementation through the MISA Zambia Facebook and Twitter Accounts with full interaction.
  4. Members are free to write or contact the Secretariat for any inquiry or to report any hindrance to their work for action to be taken.

Membership Conduct

  1. Members are expected to respect and adhere to media ethics.
  2. Conduct themselves in a professional manner so as not to bring the profession and MISA Zambia into disrupt.
  3. Members are expected to promote the ideals of media freedom, freedom of expression and access to information.