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 Convention Guides: Frank Shyong, LA Times

AAJA Convention Guides: Frank Shyong, LA Times

Not sure how to start planning for this year’s convention? Get advice from AAJA-ers in the know: Frank Shyong, early-career print reporter. My generation of print journalists faces an endlessly evolving industry. But for us


Media Access Workshop: Get Your Story Heard!

Media Access Workshop: Get Your Story Heard!

Presented by the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA), this free hands-on workshop will teach you how to get your news in the news. Learn from the pros on how you can enhance communication with


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