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Thank you for your interest in the Milwaukee Press Club, the oldest continuously operated press club in the Americas. We have a proud history of promoting journalism excellence through a variety of programs, activities, discussions and idea exchange.

Our proceeds support the Milwaukee Press Club Endowment which provides scholarships to high school students pursuing journalism careers and grants to Wisconsin university journalism schools.


Membership Types



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Eligibility Criteria

Persons primarily working as news journalists, publishers and news media executives

Educators in media, journalism and communications fields

Persons with an interest in the media, including persons primarily engaged in marketing and/or public relations

Individuals retired from any of the above categories

College or university students pursuing communications degrees

Individuals married or partnered with Press Club members

Businesses entities (corporate members may designate up to five employees as individual members)



  • Position yourself as someone who supports journalism excellence in Wisconsin
  • No-cost use of the Newsroom Pub dining room for private parties and 20% discount on food at the Safe House
  • Networking with professionals in print, broadcast and Internet media, and with news sources
  • Discounts on tickets Newsmaker Luncheon and Behind the Headlines events
  • Reciprocal privileges at press clubs throughout the world
  • Advancement of the profession through scholarships provided by the MPC Endowment
  • Corporate members also get vouchers to attend five Newsmaker Lunches or Behind the Headline events throughout the year and company logo on each page of the Milwaukee Press Club’s website


How to Apply

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