Silent Auction Sneak Peek

Silent Auction Sneak Peek

By Paul Cheung

Join AAJA for this convention classic and bid on items of all sizes while enjoying a complimentary beer or two. The auction raises thousands of dollars annually for scholarships, student programs and professional development programs. All items are generously donated by sponsors. Here’s a sneak peek: Beauty Aveda Basket: Beauty basket featuring assorted salon-quality Aveda products. StriVectin Basket: The


Kollab NY to Perform at Convention Opening Reception, Sponsored by NY1

Kollab NY to Perform at Convention Opening Reception, Sponsored by NY1

AAJA is pleased to announce that NY1 is the presenting sponsors for the AAJA National Convention Opening Reception, to be held on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, at the New York Hilton Midtown. The Opening Reception


AAJA Convention Guide: Eldes Tran, South China Morning Post

AAJA Convention Guide: Eldes Tran, South China Morning Post

The pre-conference all-day workshops are the best bang for the buck. I’ve enrolled in IRE’s Watchdog Workshop on August 21 and look forward to learning new tools to navigate internet resources and what legal


AAJA Convention Guide: Bobby Caina Calvan, MediaWatch chair

AAJA Convention Guide: Bobby Caina Calvan, MediaWatch chair

AAJA has asked some of this year’s speakers to give a sneak peek into their sessions. Let Bobby Caina Calvan tell you what to expect during his “The Year in MediaWatch” session, Friday at


Looking for inspiration? Don’t miss AAJA’s Idea Capsules

Looking for inspiration? Don’t miss AAJA’s Idea Capsules

Looking for a jolt of creativity and innovative thinking? Don’t miss AAJA’s Idea Capsules during the NYC convention – from 4 p.m. to 5:10 p.m. on Thursday and Friday. You’ll get the chance to hear six experts


Need a Ride to Convention?

Need a Ride to Convention?

Going to AAJA’s National Convention in New York this year? If you’re coming from out of town, don’t pay for a taxi! Uber and SuperShuttle are offering exclusive discounts for AAJA members at convention.   This


AAJA Convention Guide: Wendy Tang, digital editor, Asia Society Hong Kong Center.

AAJA Convention Guide: Wendy Tang, digital editor, Asia Society Hong Kong Center.

This year’s convention is my best excuse to return to New York, where I went to school and worked before moving back to Hong Kong. Looking through the convention schedule is exhilarating. I will


AAJA Convention Guide: Elise Hu, NPR’s technology and culture reporter

AAJA Convention Guide: Elise Hu, NPR’s technology and culture reporter

We’re getting together this year against a fascinating backdrop: Tech and business titans are scooping up news organizations left and right, making the interesting times for our industry even more interesting.  And this melding


AAJA Convention Guide: Dan Hill on “Webscraping 101″

AAJA Convention Guide: Dan Hill on “Webscraping 101″

AAJA has asked some of this year’s speakers to give a sneak peek into their sessions. Let Dan Hill tell you what to expect during his “Webscraping 101″ session. Data rules everything around journalists, whether


AAJA Convention Guide: Annalisa Burgos, Freelance Multimedia Journalist

AAJA Convention Guide: Annalisa Burgos, Freelance Multimedia Journalist

I’ve been to nearly all the AAJA conventions since 1999 at different stages of my career: as a student, cub reporter, hiring editor, AAJA national board member. This year, I’ll be attending as a


Get a Jump Start at Convention

Get a Jump Start at Convention

Boost your career by staying ahead of the curve: Sign up for one of several pre-convention workshops scheduled for Wednesday, August 21. AAJA will offer immersive training in partnership with several industry leaders. Space is limited