AAJA 2014 Mid -Year Report

AAJA 2014 Mid -Year Report

By Paul Cheung

A special thanks to our Platinum and Gold level chapter presidents and board members for their additional support of AAJA. Our goal is to end 2014 with 2,000 members. Governance & Finance  2014 Convention Overall attendance was 954. A special thank you to convention co-chairs Seung Min Kim and Sherri Ly and the Washington D.C. chapter for their hospitality


AAJA extends our condolences

AAJA extends our condolences

Dori Maynard, president of the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, died Tuesday, Feb. 24th. Dori was 56. The Asian American Journalists Association offers our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Dori


AAJA appoints Neal Justin as AAJA’s representative to UNITY board

AAJA appoints Neal Justin as AAJA’s representative to UNITY board

AAJA’s governing board voted to approve Neal Justin as AAJA’s representative to the UNITY Board, replacing Doris Truong. Neal was one of the original members of the AAJA governing board and was named AAJA member


Three simple ways to help AAJA grow in 2015

Three simple ways to help AAJA grow in 2015

Dear Friends, A quote from Martin Luther King, Jr. comes to mind as I look back at 2014: “Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering,


AAJA Member News: December 2014 Roundup

AAJA Member News: December 2014 Roundup

Karen Gaudette Brewer (AAJA-Seattle) has published her first book: Seafood Lover’s Pacific Northwest (Globe Pequot Press), a thorough guidebook that highlights the best and most unique seafood restaurants, oyster bars, festivals, foraging opportunities and


MediaWatch Adds 3 New Members to Committee

MediaWatch Adds 3 New Members to Committee

MediaWatch is delighted to announce the appointment of three more members to its committee: Stephen Jiwanmall of the Philadelphia Chapter, Iris Kuo of the Texas Chapter and Martyn Williams of the San Francisco Chapter. MediaWatch Chair


Donate to the Power of One Now!

Donate to the Power of One Now!

As we welcome in the new year, we want to send a special ‘thank you’ to all those who supported AAJA through Power of One donations in 2013. Your tax-deductible donation went far in helping


AAJA Restructures Executive Office

AAJA Restructures Executive Office

The Asian American Journalists Association’s governing board adopted a governance restructure plan on Sunday, Aug. 17. Approval from national advisory board members and local chapter presidents cleared the way for the Governing Board to move forward


AAJA 2014 Spring Report

AAJA 2014 Spring Report

All If 2013 was about igniting change, 2014 will be about the implementation of changes. We experimented with new ideas and programs at our 2013 convention and will continue to make more additions. We re-examined


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

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

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


2013 was great but let’s make 2014 even better!

2013 was great but let’s make 2014 even better!

Dear AAJA Members: 2013 was a great year for AAJA, and we couldn’t have done it without you. As you’ll see in the AAJA President’s 2013 Report to Members below, AAJA ended the year with more than 1,700 members; celebrated a successful