Join AAJA’s 2015 Convention Programming Committee!

Join AAJA’s 2015 Convention Programming Committee!

By Yvonne Leow

UPDATE: The sign-up is closed! Thanks for volunteering to join the convention programming committee. See you in San Francisco!  AAJA’s programming committee is looking for team leaders for our 2015 convention in San Francisco. If you’re a journalist with bold, creative ideas for the type of panels, workshops and speakers we should have for next year, please fill


AAJA Asia Hangout: Occupy Hong Kong Deconstructed

AAJA Asia Hangout: Occupy Hong Kong Deconstructed

This video has been edited from the live broadcast via YouTube on Sunday Oct. 19 10:00 – 10:45 PM HKT | 10:00 – 10:45 AM EST | 7:00 – 7:45 am PST Umbrellas defending from tear


Source Protection in the Information Age

Source Protection in the Information Age

Source protection is essential for all journalists – not just the ones covering controversial topics like the NSA. But what does practical source protection look like in the real world? What does it mean


2014 Convention Highlights

2014 Convention Highlights

Thank you to everyone who helped make the AAJA 2014 National Convention a success. Photo Gallery, 2014 Convention #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 25%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode()


Sacramento Chapter Chefs Showcase

Sacramento Chapter Chefs Showcase

The Sacramento Chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association invites you to our Chefs Showcase featuring two Sacramento chefs: Cory Lazaldi, chef of Capital Dime, and Ed Roehr, proprietor of Magpie Cafe. The chefs will


Thank you Washington DC!

Thank you Washington DC!

AAJA Nation We made it happen in DC! At the convention, our programming expanded our journalism tool kit by developing key skills in investigative journalism, social media, visual literacy and data analysis and visualizations. We learned practical


AAJA Announces 2014 Award Winners

AAJA Announces 2014 Award Winners

The 2014 AAJA Awards were announced on Saturday, August 16 at the Scholarships & Awards Gala during this year’s national convention in Washington, DC. National Journalism Awards Asian American Pacific Islander Issues Written Journalism Ngoc Nguyen Environment Editor/Reporter, New American Media “Vietnamese Americans,


Introducing Lightning Talks

Introducing Lightning Talks

Something to aspire to! NICAR14’s Lightning Talks in Atlanta drew more than 1,000 people. Photo via Aaron Kessler’s Twitter feed. We are super excited to be hosting our first-ever Lightning Talks this year at the


South Asians in Entertainment and News

South Asians in Entertainment and News

We’re seeing South Asians faces and hearing South Asian voices more now all across the U.S. media, whether it’s in its in news or entertainment. In news, we’re increasingly seeing and hearing South Asian


An exclusive concert featuring acclaimed pianist Jenny Lin

An exclusive concert featuring acclaimed pianist Jenny Lin

Steinway & Sons will host an exclusive piano concert featuring acclaimed pianist Jenny Lin during the AAJA convention on Friday Aug. 15 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Born in Taiwan and raised in Austria,


Vargas and Pancholy to headline August AAJA Gala in Washington D.C.

Vargas and Pancholy to headline August AAJA Gala in Washington D.C.

The Asian American Journalists Association is excited to announce that Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas and actor Maulik Pancholy will headline its 25th Annual Scholarship & Awards Gala at the National Convention in