Call for Membership Application and Renewal 2020

Call for Membership Application and Renewal 2020

MISA Malawi is informing its current and prospective members that membership subscription for 2020 is due.

MISA Malawi would also like to inform the membership that the 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Mzuzu made a resolution to raise subscription fees for both individual and institutional members except community media outlets. The membership structure and fee are as follows:

  1. a) Individual

This is open to any member working in a private, community or public media institution, human rights activists, people working in media training institutions, communication field, and individuals who subscribe to MISA Malawi ideals. Members of disciplined forces such as the police or security agents cannot become members. Individual membership fee stands at K15, 000 (US$21) during membership renewal period which runs up to March 31, and K20, 000 (US$28) throughout the year, with the additional MK5000 (US$7)) being late registration fee. Individual subscription for geographical community media outlets is MK10,000 (US$14) and MK15,000 (US$21) throughout the year, with the additional MK5000 (US$7) being late subscription fee.

  1. b) Institutional membership

This is open to Private (non-state owned) media institutions, journalists associations and media workers’ unions. Government institutions cannot become members. The membership fee for this category is MK250, 000 (US$337) within the membership renewal period and K300, 000 (US$404) for late registration. The fee for geographical community media outlets is MK75, 000 (US$101) and MK112, 500 (US$152) for late subscription.

  1. c) Associate membership

This category caters for media training institutions, human rights organisations, communication agencies and other likeminded bodies that share MISA Malawi ideals. The membership fee for this category is MK100, 000 (US$135) and K150, 000 (US$202) for late registration.

Please note that only paid up members will be eligible for MISA Malawi Annual Media Awards and training opportunities. This decision was made at the 2011 AGM and endorsed by the National Governing Council (NGC).

For membership renewal and information, please contact the following individuals;

  1. In the Southern Region, the MISA Malawi contact person is the Chapter’s National Governing Council member Mandy Pondani. Mobile 0999537972


  1. In the Central Region, the forms are available at the MISA Malawi Secretariat.


  1. Northern Region members contact Moses Chitsulo. Mobile 0884329072


Members are kindly advised to deposit their fees in the following account:

Account name: NAMISA WPFD

Account number: 1610678

Bank: National Bank of Malawi

Service Centre: Lilongwe

Members are also advised to send their bank deposit slips directly to MISA Malawi Secretariat. The Chapter will not be held responsible for any lost evidence of payment that is given to a third party. All membership applications should reach the Secretariat by March 31, 2020.


For more information, please contact:

MISA Malawi Secretariat

P.O. Box 30463

Lilongwe 3

Tel: 00 265 (0) 1 754 310/ 00 265 (0) 1 758 091

Fax: 00 265 (0) 1 758 091


Contact Persons:

  1. Moses Chitsulo – 088 432 90 72
  2. James Kamchikwe – 099 588 54 49


About MISA Malawi

The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Malawi was founded in 1996. Its work focuses on promoting, and advocating for, the unhindered enjoyment of freedom of expression, access to information and a free, independent, diverse and pluralistic media.