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USPA - Freelance Press Credentials - US Press Association - Accreditation, Membership, Support - Dedicated To Supporting & Encouraging The Growth Of Freelance Journalists, Professional Journalists & New Media

Trusted freelance press credentials.
Membership, Press ID & Credentials for Bloggers, Photographers, Videographers, Writers, Editors, Print & Online Publications
Our Members and their work have been featured on - BBC, Current, Discovery Channel, Forbes, Fortune, Fox News, Huffington Post, MTV, NPR, Sun Herald, The Weekly Standard, VH1, Wall Street Journal, Various ABC/NBC/CBS Affiliates 
and many more!
Don't be fooled by other sites that use stock photos of reporters, photographers & journalists. We are the original. The USPA! History speaks for itself. 

You are serious about your passion for journalism. You have a vision, a story to tell and a goal to convey this information in the best way possible. That's why you are here, to seek out and find your best possible option to help you achieve your goals. 
We will help you with these goals. We will help with the resources, support and connections you need to help grow, improve and flourish as a journalist. Unlike other so called groups or agencies, we don't want you to rely on fictitious or even nonexistent news agencies. We want to help you as a journalist and help YOU grow.
You CAN do it! And we're here to help.

How do I obtain press credentials and letter of accreditation?

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Join now to receive your Membership, Press ID and a letter of accreditation to the US Press Association. Plus you will receive an additional year extended membership. 

Get a press pass and report, capture photos and video from concerts, sporting events, movie premieres, political and other news worthy events, and make money while your doing it.
Looking to write for your local paper?
Maybe you have been thinking about starting your own publication!
Help give your new newspaper, portfolio, magazine or website the legitimacy it deserves.

Be there to cover:
  • Concerts, Live Shows
  • Sporting Events (major league, minor league, collegiate)
  • Political Stories & Events
  • Crime Scenes / Accidents
  • And much more...

Other Member Benefits
  • Internationally Recognized Credentials
  • Easy member verification
  • Assistance With Publication
  • Freelance Journalist Database (network with others)
  • Market Yourself (opportunity to sell your works - stories, photographs and video)
  • Career Assistance

Joining the US Press Association and having press credentials can help you have the access and ability to report the most extensive variety of media/news worthy events. It will give you the opportunity to give your audience the best possible coverage. 
Imagine getting media passes for up close stage shots at sold out concerts.

The possibilities are there with...

Your US Press Association Membership & Press ID

Your personalized credentials will have both the US Press Association seal and an image of your journalistic focus. Editor, Photographer, Videographer, Radio, Blogger etc. 
New members will also receive an introduction letter of accreditation to the US Press Association.

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Credentials will contain USPA holographic seal. 
(Not available on electronically delivered credentials. Can be purchased separately and added at any time.)

We are experiencing huge growth with the number of international members.
With so much going on here and internationally, now is a great time to join.
International Journalist Membership Only $179


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Freelance Credential - Insight & Info
reporter_stock_art.jpgWe came across this blog and decided to link to it from here. We hope it serves it's readers well.
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One of the most frustrating things we experience as a freelancer whether it be as a writer, photographer, editor or other is limited access or lack of perceived credibility. Obviously our portfolios and bodies of works can speak for themselves and address some of these issues. Still, some people want to see some kind of ID or credential before allowing us into their venues or events.

reporter_stock_art2.jpgYes, there was a time when this was the most frustrating part of being a freelancer. Well, guess what??? That is no longer the most frustrating aspect, especially if you are just starting out. Now in addition to addressing this need, relative newcomers are faced with so many search results claiming to offer a solution for you, when all they really have to offer are stock photos of journalists.
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