The colorado Press Association's

Membership benefits

Colorado Press Association's

Membership Benefits

Only members of CPA can take advantage of our suite of exclusive benefits.

To access this information you must be a member of the Colorado Press Association. Check out membership types here.

Community Involvement

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

Contests & Awards

CPA assures that you and your staff get the recognition they deserve in the annual contest.


The CPA’s premier event offers the best of our educational opportunities, a chance to network with industry leaders and peers, and to celebrate our industry’s great work when annual awards are announced. 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 rate, and we will do the background work.

Information & Trends

Your exclusive membership access to offers answers to your frequently asked questions about content, public affairs and 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 the 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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