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Sneak Peek: Programming for the 2014 AAJA convention in Washington D.C.

Sneak Peek: Programming for the 2014 AAJA convention in Washington D.C.

Paul Cheung February 25, 2014 Comments Off

We’re incredibly excited about the programs we are bringing to Washington, D.C. this year for AAJA’s 2014 convention. AAJA’s programming focuses on improving core skills and making sure our members return to their newsrooms abreast

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AAJA appoints Tomoko Hosaka as AAJA’s representative to UNITY board

AAJA appoints Tomoko Hosaka as AAJA’s representative to UNITY board

Paul Cheung February 25, 2014 Comments Off

AAJA’s governing board recently voted to approve Tomoko Hosaka as AAJA’s representative to the UNITY Board, replacing Sharon Chan. Tomoko is a longtime member of AAJA. She’s served on the national board representing Asia and

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2014 National Journalism and Special Awards Now Open for Submissions

2014 National Journalism and Special Awards Now Open for Submissions

AAJA National February 21, 2014 Comments Off

AAJA is proud to announce the call for entries and nominations for the 2014 National Journalism Awards, the 2014 Dr. Suzanne Ahn Award for Civil Rights & Social Justice, the 2014 AAJA Lifetime Achievement

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AAJA and NLGJA Hire Bobby Caina Calvan As Heartland Project Reporter

AAJA and NLGJA Hire Bobby Caina Calvan As Heartland Project Reporter

AAJA National February 13, 2014 Comments Off

The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has hired Bobby Caina Calvan, a former national political writer in the Boston Globe’s Washington bureau, as the lead reporter for the Heartland Project, a joint initiative led

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UNITY Seeks Judges for RTDNA/UNITY Diversity Awards

UNITY Seeks Judges for RTDNA/UNITY Diversity Awards

AAJA National February 6, 2014 Comments Off

UNITY: Journalists for Diversity is seeking eight broadcast journalists to help select winners for the RTDNA/Diversity Award to honor outstanding achievements in the coverage of diversity.  The award is part of the covenant the

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Now Open: 2014 Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship Application

Now Open: 2014 Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship Application

AAJA National February 4, 2014 Comments Off

The application deadline for the 2014 Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship has passed. The Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship widens opportunities for mid-career AAJA members pursuing the strategies and skills needed to enter news management and advance within

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Now Accepting Applications for ELP 2014

Now Accepting Applications for ELP 2014

AAJA National February 3, 2014 Comments Off

ELP will take place from June 18 – 21, 2014 at the Gannett Company headquarters in McLean, Virginia. The application deadline for the 2014 ELP Intro Session has passed. APPLY TODAY! ABOUT ELP The Executive Leadership Program (ELP)

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AAJA applauds work of OCA, Asian Pacific American Media Coalition over Jimmy Kimmel flap; ABC vows cultural sensitivity training

AAJA applauds work of OCA, Asian Pacific American Media Coalition over Jimmy Kimmel flap; ABC vows cultural sensitivity training

Bobby Calvan February 1, 2014 Comments Off

OCA and the Asian Pacific American Media Coalition announced this week the fruits of their work after taking ABC to task over an Oct. 16 segment on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” The segment, a cutesy

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