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:
- Individual membership
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. Membership lodged after this date is K20,000 (US$28) with the additional MK5,000 (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 MK5,000 (US$7) being late subscription fee.
- 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) up to March 31. Membership lodged after this date is K300,000 (US$404), which includes a late registration fee.
The fee for geographical community media outlets is MK75,000 (US$101) and MK112,500 (US$152) for late subscription.
- 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) up until March 31. After this date, the fee is K150,000 (US$202), which includes a late registration fee.
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;
Mandy Pondani, National Governing Council member: Mobile 0999537972
Moses Chitsulo, Mobile: 0884329072
Membership forms are available at the MISA Malawi Secretariat.
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
Tel: + 265 1 754 310 or +265 1 758 091
Fax: + 265 1 758 091
Moses Chitsulo: +265 88 432 90 72
James Kamchikwe: +265 99 588 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.