Membership Requirements

Apply for membership in the Internet Press Guild

To apply for membership in the Internet Press Guild, contact You must either submit eight articles from an electronic or paper publication, be on the masthead of an online-oriented publication, or cover the online world for the general media.

All applicants are reviewed by the Guild’s membership committee, which considers the accuracy, quality, consistency and style of the submitted work. In the case of staff writers and editors, their publications as a whole may be reviewed for the degree to which they meet IPG standards.

Guild members must reapply each year if they wish to continue their membership, founding members included. If a member’s work is not consistently high-quality from one year to the next, membership may not be renewed.

A fee of $10 covers administrative costs. Members are connected via the mailing list.