American Society of Magazine Editors


MPA Membership
MPA represents the interests of all magazine media companies, from the largest global empire to the smallest independent journal. Why join MPA? Well, inevitably the interests of all brands fall under common themes: upholding the value and differentiation of magazine media, supporting the importance of the print anchor, driving and diversifying revenue through new products and platforms and ensuring fair and just legislation for our industry. Membership in MPA – The Association of Magazine Media serves the interests of any magazine media company; all brands within a company enjoy the same privileges and all company employees can take advantage of MPA member benefits. 

Why Join MPA?
Our industry’s unprecedented complexities and opportunities make collective leadership and innovative partnerships essential for magazine media brands and associate brands. MPA—The Association of Magazine Media brings companies and individuals together by offering a laser-like view of the magazine media’s unique issues and by fostering a united and inclusive community. 



Magazine Media Companies: Membership in MPA is open to all magazine media companies issuing content that has a print anchor and distributes differentiated content across multiple platforms. Membership is at the corporate level, and all brands within a magazine media company enjoy the same privilege

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Associate Members: MPA’s Associate members are suppliers, vendors or consultants affiliated with the magazine media industry. Our Associate Members provide thought leadership and technical knowledge on all areas of business and serve as invaluable partners to members

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International Members: International publishers who join MPA issue content that usually has a print anchor and (mostly) differentiated content on non-print platforms outside the United States

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MPA Member Benefits
For magazine media companies, the benefits of membership in MPA are enjoyed both at the corporate as well as individual levels. MPA member companies benefit from industry advocacy, visibility and game-changing initiatives. Individuals at member companies have equal access to specific benefits, organized around four primary pillars. Specific member benefits can be found by clicking on the image here. 


Associate Member Benefits
MPA’s Associate members can increase brand awareness and visibility among magazine media brands. Association members have the opportunity to access and engage industry decision makers through networking and educational forums. Our associate members have the unique opportunity to amplify and reinforce industry leadership. 

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    Associate Member Spotlight: Unreel Entertainment

    Harry Poloner     

    Harry Poloner
    Strategy, Unreel Entertainment

    Associate Member Spotlight: Nielsen Catalina Solutions


    Matt O'Grady
    Chief Executive Officer, Nielsen Catalina Solutions