Membership has its privileges!
Access to a professional community with a shared history and purpose
Professional development programs
Peer review of resumes
Job Interview Prep Session (via phone/skype/facetime/video conferencing)
An on-line marketplace to promote your service/business/event and advertise/sell HRBMP member-produced items such as books and CDs
Opportunity to sell HRBMP member-produced items during HRBMP-sponsored events as appropriate
“Pay it Forward” program that provides limited resources to students and unemployed HRBMP journalists preparing for a job interview; limited resources may include gas money to get to the interview, finances for dry cleaning or hair care, etc.
Membership in a respected organization that is making a difference in our career field and community
Networking … Networking … Networking!
Corporate, $1000.00 Annually: Please refer to the Sponsor page.
Full Membership, $50 Annually: Full-time professional in media-related field including educators and public relations practitioners.
Associate Membership, $25 Annually: Part-time professional (20 hours or less per week) in media-related field or graduate student pursuing media-related career who is taking nine or more credit hours (copy of student ID required) .
Alumni/Affiliate Membership, $25 Annually: Former HRBMP member working outside of the Hampton Roads market or full-time media professional outside of Hampton Roads committed to supporting HRBMP.
Student Membership, $20 Annually: Full-time student attending an accredited college or university. Course of study must be in a media-related field (copy of current student ID required) .
If you prefer, you may download the application and return it along with your check or money order, made payable to HRBMP, to:
PO Box 2622
Norfolk, VA 23501
HRBMP Scholarship Competition
Need members to promote program and distribute applications, help plan Scholarship Winners' Activity for May
NSU MCJR Week
April 2016, Exact date/time TBD
Need members to serve as panelists
VUU (Richmond) Media Day,
NABJ 2016 Region 1 Conference
April 29 & 30
Need judges and members to attend scholarship winners' event.
NABJ 2016 National Convention
Media Meet and Greet
Spring/Summer, Event TBD, Attucks Theatre
Reception and Show
Job Interview Prep
Commitment is 2 mini-prep sessions within the membership year.
Peer Review of Resumes
“Pay it Forward”
Clothing/accessories to loan for job interviews for unemployed members and students.
HU, ECSU, VSU and VUU media/journalism career day
Participation in if/as requested
Return to Excel/Hall of Fame (discussion)
HRBMP Signature Program Development
HRBMP Strategic Plan Development
The Way Forward
HRBMP Former Presidents’ Project
$1,000 and up
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