MISA Membership

MISA Membership

As a MISA Zambia member, you help to build the strength and legitimacy we need to continue fighting for media freedom and freedom of expression in our country.

Who can become a MISA Zambia member?

Members are divided into three categories.

  • Individual members
    All journalists and media practitioners as well as those with an interest in media issues can be members. Journalism and media studies students are able to become student members by getting their membership application endorsed by their institution. Politicians and members of the police, military and secret services are prohibited from becoming members.

    Fee
Individual membership fees are categorized as follows;
Gold – K500 (members with more than 10 years’ experience with MISA Zambia)

  • Silver – K300(members with 5-9 years’ experience with MISA Zambia)
  • Bronze – K200 (members with under 5 years’ experience with MISA Zambia)
  • Student – K100
  • Institutional members
    Media houses such as radio stations, newspapers and online publishers can become institutional members, however state-owned media houses are not eligible. Employees of state-owned media can join as individual members.
    Fee
    Institutional – K2, 000
  • Associate members
    Media training institutions, journalists’ associations and organisations sharing MISA Malawi’s values can become associate members.
    Fee
    Associate members are eligible to pay half-the price of the membership category they intend to apply for.

    How can I become a member or renew my membership?

    All prospective and existing MISA Zambia members must fill in an application form. You can download the form for individuals or institutions  or collect one from the MISA Zambia Secretariat at:
    MISA House
    Plot 3814, Martin Mwamba Rd
    Olympia Park
    Lusaka
    You can drop the completed form to us at the Secretariat or email it to us at info@misazambia.org.uk

    How can I pay my membership fee?

    You can pay via mobile money transfer, bank transfer or cheque to the following account.
    MISA Zambia Bank Account
    Investrust Bank, Odys Branch
    Account no: 110710090610019
    OR
    Mobile Money
    Accounts: MTN money 076 4 922238 and Airtel Money 097 6 185466
    OR
    Directly to the Secretariat at
    MISA House
    Plot 3814, Martin Mwamba Rd
    Olympia Park
    Lusaka

    Will I get my money back if my application is rejected?

    Yes. The application fee is refunded in full if we don’t accept your application.
    Please contact us on 0211  294 285/6 or at info@misazambia.org.uk if you have any membership questions.
    There are many benefits to becoming a MISA Zambia member which include:

    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. Capacity Development
    6. Reference letters for members.