Help improve diversity in media and Donate to the Power of One Now!

Help improve diversity in media and Donate to the Power of One Now!

By Paul Cheung

We want to send a special ‘thank you’ to all those who supported AAJA through Power of One donation in 2014. Your tax-deductible donation went far in helping to inspire young people to fulfill their dreams of becoming journalists through our student and professional development programs: JCamp, VOICES and ELP. It also supported our MediaWatch program, which ensures fair and accurate news coverage


AAJA Launches Affinity Group Process

AAJA Launches Affinity Group Process

AAJA – Small Market Broadcast Journalists Group AAJA has launched the affinity group application process under the new structure. Affinity groups are defined as follows: An affinity group is a group of AAJA members organized by


Celebrate #AAJAfamily for AAPI Heritage Month

Celebrate #AAJAfamily for AAPI Heritage Month

From the conventions to local chapter events and JCamp, here are a few of my favorite AAJA moments with my families – Paul Cheung In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, AAJA is launching


AAJA appoints Archith Seshadri as representative to RTDNA

AAJA appoints Archith Seshadri as representative to RTDNA

AAJA is pleased to announced that its board has voted to approve Archith Seshadri to be AAJA’s ex-officio representative to RTDNA for 2015. Archith Seshadri will be a news desk editor for CNN International starting May


Spring 2015 Membership Update

Spring 2015 Membership Update

AAJA Nation 2015 will be about the implementation of change. We re-examined the value of an AAJA membership and our board structure and we began our roadmap to implement key governance changes. Among the main


AAJA appoints Hailey Lee as representative to UNITY

AAJA appoints Hailey Lee as representative to UNITY

AAJA’s governing board voted to approve Hailey Lee as AAJA’s representative to the UNITY Board, replacing Janet Cho. Hailey hopes to become a voice for the media demands of diverse Millennials and an advocate for younger minority


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 representative to UNITY

AAJA appoints Neal Justin as representative to UNITY

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


Learn More About AAJA’s Chapters

Learn More About AAJA’s Chapters

The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has 21 chapters. Contact a chapter or chapter president near you, or join AAJA as an at-large member to help advance our mission of diversity in news and newsrooms. Arizona President AMY WANG Reporter,


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