Membership Application

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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!


Membership Types:



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:


HRBMP Membership

PO Box 2622

Norfolk, VA  23501




HRBMP Scholarship Competition

January 2016

Need members to promote program and distribute applications, help plan Scholarship Winners' Activity for May



April  2016, Exact date/time TBD

Need members to serve as panelists


VUU (Richmond) Media Day,

April 8


NABJ 2016 Region 1 Conference

April 29 & 30

Baltimore, MD


Scholarship Competition


Need judges and members to attend scholarship winners' event.


NABJ 2016 National Convention

August 3-7

Washington, DC


HRBMP Reunion

August 2016


HRBMP Elections

Nov. 2016


Media Meet and Greet

Spring/Summer, Event TBD, Attucks Theatre

Reception and Show


 Job Interview Prep

As Needed

Commitment is 2 mini-prep sessions within the membership year.


Peer Review of Resumes

As Needed


Pay it Forward”

As Needed

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

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    $1,000 and up

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