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AAPI Heritage Month: Julie Jacobson

AAPI Heritage Month: Julie Jacobson

Yvonne Leow May 15, 2013 Comments Off

Julie Jacobson is an AP staff photographer based in Las Vegas who has covered major disasters and dramatic events in the United States and overseas. Her assignments have included floods in the Midwest, hurricanes in

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AAPI Heritage Month: Charles Dharapak

AAPI Heritage Month: Charles Dharapak

Yvonne Leow May 13, 2013 Comments Off

Charles Dharapak was born in New York and studied print journalism and economics at New York University. He joined the Associated Press in 1995 as a staff photographer based in Southeast Asia. While in

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AAPI Heritage Month: James Tensuan

AAPI Heritage Month: James Tensuan

Yvonne Leow May 10, 2013 Comments Off

James Tensuan is a Sophomore at San Jose State University studying journalism. His interest in photography began with a book by Dorothea Lange and a film camera. Since then, he has worked for the

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Share Your Journalism Expertise: Become a Career Counselor

Share Your Journalism Expertise: Become a Career Counselor

AAJA National May 9, 2013 Comments Off

Image courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net Calling all experienced veteran journalists!  Impart your knowledge and experience to developing journalists at the Career Fair Critiques during the AAJA National Convention: On Thursday, August 22 and Friday, August 23 At 9:00

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Improve Your Journalism Skills with a Convention Career Fair Critique

Improve Your Journalism Skills with a Convention Career Fair Critique

AAJA National May 9, 2013 Comments Off

Image courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net Calling all convention registrants!  Take advantage of a unique opportunity to get specific feedback on your work. Get questions answered by journalism veterans.  Get professional development strategies from 9:00 a.m. to

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AAJA Member News: May 2013 Roundup

AAJA Member News: May 2013 Roundup

AAJA National May 9, 2013 Comments Off

  Ernabel Demillo (AAJA-New York) is host of CUNY-TV’s “Asian American Life,” focusing on social, political and cultural issues in the Asian American community.  She is a journalism professor at St. Peter’s University in Jersey City, NJ,

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AAJA 2013 Mentors Invest in Journalism’s Diverse Future

AAJA 2013 Mentors Invest in Journalism’s Diverse Future

AAJA National May 9, 2013 Comments Off

Meet some of the AAJA 2013 Mentors who are volunteering their time to invest in budding AAJA journalists. Cary Chow (AAJA-San Diego) is an anchor/reporter for multiple platforms on ESPN and ESPN.com. He launched, hosted and

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AAPI Heritage Month: Conner Jay

AAPI Heritage Month: Conner Jay

Yvonne Leow May 8, 2013 Comments Off

Conner Jay believes in the power of images and their ability to inspire change. His pursuits through photojournalism have lead to a love for social documentation and narratives. Although born in California, Conner has

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AAPI Heritage Month: Maya Sugarman

AAPI Heritage Month: Maya Sugarman

Yvonne Leow May 6, 2013 Comments Off

Maya Sugarman is a visual journalist for KPCC/Southern California Public Radio based in Pasadena, Calif. She worked previously at the Antelope Valley Press, and interned at the Los Angeles Daily News, Orange County Register,

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AAPI Heritage Month: Dai Sugano

AAPI Heritage Month: Dai Sugano

Yvonne Leow May 1, 2013 Comments Off

Dai Sugano is an Emmy Award-winning photojournalist and senior multimedia editor at the San Jose Mercury News. He covers a wide range of assignments which have included: rising economic inequality in China; “Cost of

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