North Carolina member: Vicky Eckenrode

North Carolina member: Vicky Eckenrode

By Paul Cheung   05.11.2012

Vicky Eckenrode is a local news editor for the StarNews in Wilmington, N.C. She covered state government for Morris News Service in Atlanta and also worked as a reporter and bureau chief for the


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Hawai’i chapter member: Rindraty Celes Limtiaco

Hawai’i chapter member: Rindraty Celes Limtiaco

By Paul Cheung   05.10.2012

Photo by Masako Watanabe/Pacific Daily News Rindraty Celes Limtiaco is president and publisher of the Pacific Daily News on Guam, which is a Gannett newspaper. She has been publisher since 2007 and before that was


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Texas Chapter Member: Sylvia Komatsu

Texas Chapter Member: Sylvia Komatsu

By Paul Cheung   05.09.2012

Sylvia Komatsu is executive vice president and chief content officer for North Texas public media stations KERA/KXT. In her 32-year career as reporter, documentary producer and program executive she has received numerous honors, including


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Atlanta Chapter Member: David Ibata

Atlanta Chapter Member: David Ibata

By Paul Cheung   05.08.2012

David Ibata is a member of AAJA’s Atlanta chapter and the co-founder and former President of AAJA-Chicago, which gave him a Lifetime Achievement Award and named a scholarship in his honor.  He is currently


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San Diego Chapter Member: Holly Pablo

San Diego Chapter Member: Holly Pablo

By Paul Cheung   05.07.2012

Holly Pablo is a senior journalism major at San Diego State. Pablo began her journalism career as a writer, news editor and editor in chief of the Advocate, the student newspaper at Contra Costa


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Denver Chapter Member: Gil Asakawa

Denver Chapter Member: Gil Asakawa

By Paul Cheung   05.06.2012

Gil Asakawa has been writer and editor since 1980 and has worked online since 1996, managing content for startups and media companies. Currently Manager of Student Media for the University of Colorado, he’s an


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Michigan Chapter Member: Carolyn Chin

Michigan Chapter Member: Carolyn Chin

By Paul Cheung   05.05.2012

Chin is a young professional who is career-focused — she’s a work-hard, play-hard enthusiast. Chin is a news and features designer at the Detroit News. This year, she embarked on a new journey as


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San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Member: Lloyd LaCuesta

San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Member: Lloyd LaCuesta

By AAJA National   05.04.2012

After a long and storied career as a broadcast journalist in the San Francisco Bay Area, Lloyd LaCuesta is retiring in June. LaCuesta has been instrumental to AAJA’s success. He is a past AAJA national


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New York Chapter Member: Brooke Camp

New York Chapter Member: Brooke Camp

By Paul Cheung   05.03.2012

Brooke Camp is the Senior Editorial Recruiter for CNN at TBS Inc. Since joining the company in 2006, Brooke has helped over 500 talented journalists find homes within the CNN networks. She currently serves


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Arizona Chapter Member: Abe Kwok

Arizona Chapter Member: Abe Kwok

By Paul Cheung   05.02.2012

Abe got into journalism on a lark — a guidance counselor in junior high recommended it to improve his English, after his family moved from Hong Kong several years earlier — and he’s been addicted


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