Become a Member

To Apply for Full Membership:

  • Find a current WAJ member to be your reference.
  • Submit your application online below.
  • Submit six separate clips of qualifying journalistic work below (urls required), or send hard copies to George Panigiris, 3401 Alta Way, Modesto, CA 95350.
  • Attend a meeting, dinner or other event to meet WAJ members.
  • The Membership Subcommittee reviews the application and makes a recommendation to the WAJ Board for Membership.
  • The full WAJ Board votes on your Member application.
  • The Vice President of Membership welcomes you to WAJ as a Member.
  • Submit the $50 annual membership to the WAJ Treasurer via Paypal, with a payment of $50.00 USD to Western Automotive Journalists  to
      or via mail to Michael Coates, 17345 Grosvenor Court, Monte Sereno, CA 95030.


Full Name (plus middle initial):

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New Member Application:  yes no
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If your work appears online, you may submit your six separate clips of qualifying journalistic work here by providing their URLs:

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