The colorado Press Association's

Membership benefits

Colorado Press Association's

Membership Benefits

Check out the suite of exclusive CPA membership benefits below. Sign Up now for access! 

Community Involvement

Members have the opportunity to serve on our Board, committees, and participate in collaborative projects, as well as apply for scholarships and other grants for special projects.

Contests & Awards

CPA assures that you and your staff receive deserved recognition in the annual contest. Winners announced at the annual CPA Convention.


The CPA’s premier event offers cutting-edge educational content, networking with industry leaders and peers, and a celebration of your great work at the annual awards. CPA members receive discounted rates to attend the convention.

Digital Platform

Want to become a one-stop shop for your clients but don’t know where to start? Members have access to all of Colorado Press Network’s products at wholesale rates, and we will do the background work.

Information & Trends

Your exclusive membership access to the CPA website offers answers to your FAQs about content, public affairs & more.

In the Courts

Beyond the legal hotline and work at the Legislature, the CPA also focuses on, and becomes a party to, court cases of industry importance, ensuring our members are proactively protected from damaging policy and court decisions.

Legal Hotline

Members have free access to the CPA Legal Hotline hosted by Colorado’s top media lawyers as well as advocates at the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition.

Lobbying Services

CPA’s public policy team protects your media-related interests in the state and national capitals. We provide legislative advocacy on key bills relevant to open records and journalism.

Networking Opportunities

The CPA holds meetings and events throughout the year when members and others in the industry meet to learn and exchange ideas. We keep members up to date through regular communications and our bi-weekly newsletter - the Colorado e-Editor. The members-only area of the website offers a platform for P2P communication and content sharing.

Press Credentials

We establish qualifications and administer press credentials for our members throughout the state.

Revenue Enhancement

Colorado Press Network is an extension of your sales staff, giving you the services of a print and online advertising placement firm by bringing in dollars directly to your publication. Members receive a higher net profit from our placements compared to non-members.

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