LION Publishers Dues

Thanks for being a part of the LION Publishers community!
Your dues will help us to continue the work that we do.
Please take a moment to pay your membership dues now and expedite your application or renewal today.

Dues are payable via credit card/Paypal below.

Thank you for taking part in the nation’s only professional network of Local Independent Online News Publishers.

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Membership Dues

Regular dues for Publisher Members are $150 per year. Save up to 40 percent with multi-year pre-paid discounts:

  • $270 for 2 years: 10 percent discount
  • $360 for 3 years: 20 percent discount
  • $450 for 5 years: 40 percent discount

Dues for other membership levels:

  • Associate Members: $75 (dues are waived for one Associate Member from each organization headed by a Publisher Member)
  • Supporting Members: $75


Full Publisher Members must meet LION’s membership criteria. All member candidates must be approved by the membership committee. If you have not done so, please submit a membership application.

Other membership categories

Associate Members: Non-voting Associate membership is open to staffers who work for LION-eligible organizations.

Supporting Members: Non-voting members who support the organization’s mission.

Honorary Members: The Board of Directors may designate honorary members at their discretion, using such criteria as the Board may develop.