The 2013 IRE Membership Drive

Renew your membership and help us spread the word!

IRE wants to help you rise above the competition. We have resources you can't find anywhere else and a network of journalists throughout the world.

Join or renew your membership by April 30 and be eligible to win:

*If you joined or renewed previously, you can extend your membership now, and still be eligible for the drawing.


To join, click the button below and follow the instructions.

To Renew your membership:

  • Log in using your username and password
  • Click "My Profile" at the left of the screen
  • Scroll down to the "Membership" section
  • Click on the "Renew" button
  • Enter credit card info as prompted.

If you have trouble renewing; don't know your username or password; if your membership has already expired; you dont know when your membership expires; or you have any other questions, please call John at 573-882-2772 and we can complete the process over the phone in just a couple of minutes.


Email this page to your colleagues, bosses and friends and encourage them to become an IRE member or renew.

Join IRE's social media campaign to promote the organization. Throughout April, please tweet a link to this web page and use the hashtag #joinIRE to tell friends on Twitter why you joined IRE (and why they should too!)

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