The Arizona Latino Media Association is a 501(c)3 volunteer organization founded in 1997. Our mission is to create a stronger media industry through diversity initiatives that deepen the scope, coverage and understanding of the Latino community. We consistently seek fair and balanced coverage on issues and topics of importance to the Latino community.
In 2015, ALMA became the Phoenix chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. As an official NAHJ chapter, ALMA continues to expand and adapt into the changing media environment. We welcome the new generation of media professionals with great excitement!
WHY JOIN ALMA?
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FOR ALMA BOARD SEATS
When there are seats on the ALMA Board that are open for election/re-election, candidates are sought to fill them. Board membership is voluntary, but an election process is necessary to fill open seats. Current board members may seek re-election.
Eligibility: board candidates must to be paid members of ALMA in good stead. The annual cost of ALMA membership is $25. However, you can also become an ALMA member if you become a paid member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, which costs $35 annually. Just select ALMA as your professional chapter when you enroll at the NAHJ website.
ALMA is an organization made up of working journalists and media/public relations professionals. We support diversity in the media industry. We plan and host events for young, aspiring journalists, including the annual ALMA High School Journalism Workshop. We also provide scholarships for students studying journalism at Arizona State University and local colleges. In addition, ALMA is an affiliate of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.
The ALMA Board is instrumental in planning, hosting, and executing the organization’s programs.