On the 19th December 1970, the Sport Writers Association, today known as Malta Sports Journalists Association was officially founded with the first Executive Committee formed by Fr.Hilary Tagliaferro (President), Lewis Portelli (Vice President), Joe Cutajar (General Secretary), Mario Meli (Assistant General Secretary) , Antonio Castagna (Treasurer) and Tommy Farrell (Member).

The association is intended to help Maltese sports journalists, reporters, camera persons and photo reporters, as well as guide them when necessary in the execution of their duties.

MSJA Statute

AIPS Code of Standards