Alumni Testimonial: What ELP Taught Me

Alumni Testimonial: What ELP Taught Me

Dan Schultz, Senior Creative Technologist, The Internet Archive “I used to think that nothing important in life would come with a manual, but AAJA’s Executive Leadership Program has proved me wrong.  I entered the ELP


Meet the New VOICES Program Directors for 2017-2018

Meet the New VOICES Program Directors for 2017-2018

AAJA congratulates the new VOICES Program Co-Directors for 2017 and 2018, Maya Sugarman and Jessie Tseng! VOICES serves as a multimedia journalism fellowship for college and graduate students, as well as a mid-career leadership program for


ELP Bootcamp at CUNY

ELP Bootcamp at CUNY

Registration for AAJA’s Executive Leadership Bootcamp has concluded Join AAJA for a one-day professional and career development bootcamp. Set your goals for 2017! The next generation of media leaders can’t just have a strong journalism background –


Participants in FOX News segment recount encounters with correspondent

Participants in FOX News segment recount encounters with correspondent

Qanta Shimizu, right, speaks with FOX News correspondent Jesse Watters in New York City’s Chinatown. Shimizu says he was unaware how he would be portrayed in a piece that Asian American groups and journalists


Sports Journalism Institute Now Accepting Applications for 2017

Sports Journalism Institute Now Accepting Applications for 2017

THE APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS PASSED College students interested in sports journalism can get specialized training, a paid sports news internship, a scholarship and industry contacts through the 2017 Sports Journalism Institute (SJI). The Associated Press Sports


What VOICES Meant to Me: Clare Ramirez, VOICES 2016

What VOICES Meant to Me: Clare Ramirez, VOICES 2016

  What I didn’t expect about VOICES is the way it changed me as a journalist. I was taken out of my comfort zone, which is good because in this setting, I had mentors who


Now Open: VOICES Program Director Application for 2017-2018

Now Open: VOICES Program Director Application for 2017-2018

APPLY FOR THE 2017-2018 VOICES PROGRAM DIRECTOR POSITION DEADLINE: Friday, September 23, 2016 at 11:59 PM PDT.     Have you ever wanted to be an integral part of the VOICES college program and direct the next generation


Highlights from VOICES 2016

Highlights from VOICES 2016

  The VOICES Class of 2016 alongside their mentors. This year, 16 students were selected to take part in the VOICES program during the AAJA convention in Las Vegas from August 8-13. Eight journalists volunteered to


EXTENDED: 2016 Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship Application Now Open

EXTENDED: 2016 Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship Application Now Open

  The Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship widens opportunities for mid-career AAJA members pursuing the strategies and skills needed to enter news management and advance within its ranks. Fellows receive up to $1,000 for leadership or management


W.K. Kellogg Foundation Awards AAJA $400,000 Grant for New Criminal Justice Reporting Project

W.K. Kellogg Foundation Awards AAJA $400,000 Grant for New Criminal Justice Reporting Project

Media Contact: Kathy Chow AAJA Executive Director 415-346-2051 ext 106 kathyc@aaja.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JULY 19, 2016 San Francisco, CA – The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) a $400,000 grant to partially fund a