First and foremost, we are a union, part of the Pacific Media Workers Guild. Our parent union, The Newspaper Guild is 22,000 strong, and represents media workers across the country. Joining us adds your voice to the struggle for better pay, better working conditions, and social justice for all.

When you join, you’ll be eligible for an array of benefits including:

  • Discounted dental and vision coverage
  • Press passes
  • Access to hundreds of training videos on
  • Networking events

Click here to download a membership application.

Email completed form (see payment options below) to:


Send completed form (with a check) to:

       Guild Freelancers
       433 Natoma St., 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103

How to pay your dues and initiation fee:

IMPORTANT CHANGE: Beginning June 1, 2016, all new members will be required to sign up for the auto payment option.

  1. Mail a check for your initiation fee with your printed and signed application and ACH auto payment form.
  2. Download, sign and email your application and ACH auto payment form to, and send a check for the initiation fee to: Guild Freelancers, 433 Natoma St., 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103.