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Are you a working automotive journalist in the Midwest region of the U.S.? Are you employed by an automaker? Do you work in the automotive industry? If so, then you should consider becoming a member of MAMA. Click here to see if you meet the MAMA membership requirements. 


  • Full membership ($65) is open to journalists who cover the auto industry.
  • Affiliate membership ($115) is open to media relations professionals working in the automotive field.


  • Invitations to monthly luncheons with guest speakers from the auto industry.
  • Invitations to fall and spring road rallies.
  • The chance to mingle with newsmakers in the auto industry.


You must be actively working in the automotive media field, and you will need to share three clips of recent automotive-related work as well as a letter of recommendation from your sponsor (who is a MAMA member) to complete your application. You will receive an automated reply requesting this information after your initial application is submitted, and if you do not send it in within 30 days, your membership will be denied.

For more information contact Matt Avery, vice president of membership, at

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