NBCUniversity: The Fourth Estate at #AAJA17

NBCUniversity: The Fourth Estate at #AAJA17

By AAJA National

NBCUniversity: The Fourth Estate Thursday, July 27 at #AAJA17 What is NBCUniversity? This one-day intensive workshop, geared toward on-air AND off-air convention attendees, is taught by NBCU “professors” and is designed for individuals at all levels of their career. Journalism has long been regarded as a crucial force in the operation of government, so vital to the functioning of


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


Join AAJA’s 2015 Convention Programming Committee!

Join AAJA’s 2015 Convention Programming Committee!

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


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


What will you get out of the Convention? Well, I got a job

What will you get out of the Convention? Well, I got a job

By Hannah Bae, AAJA-NY “You came all the way from Seoul?!” I heard this line of disbelief almost every time I introduced myself at last year’s AAJA National Convention, my first ever. A lot of people couldn’t fathom


2014 AAJA Leadership in Diversity Award

2014 AAJA Leadership in Diversity Award

AAJA is proud to announce Frank Blethen as the winner of the 2014 Leadership in Diversity Award. This award honors an individual or corporation that has made strides in promoting and demonstrating diversity in the