AAJA Announces the Executive Leadership Program Class of 2014

AAJA Announces the Executive Leadership Program Class of 2014

The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is proud to announce the following members who will be participating in the Executive Leadership Program (ELP) Introductory Session at Gannett Company Headquarters in McLean, VA from June 18 – 21:   Marilyn


Latest Heartland story makes it a trifecta — print, television and, now, radio

Latest Heartland story makes it a trifecta — print, television and, now, radio

All renters in Fremont, Neb., must obtain a renter’s permit from the Police Department to move into an apartment or rental house. By Bobby Caina Calvan | The Heartland Project MANILA — The Heartland Project’s first


High Schooler overcomes travails to graduate, ready to face next challenges

High Schooler overcomes travails to graduate, ready to face next challenges

Je’Kerra Hopper, 18, looks over her Lincoln Hightranscript. Next fall, she will attend Peru State College on a track and field scholarship. By Bobby Caina Calvan | Heartland Project LINCOLN, Neb. – Je’Kerra Hopper is 18


AAJA National Mentoring Program Develops Journalists in Broadcast and Print/Online

AAJA National Mentoring Program Develops Journalists in Broadcast and Print/Online

AAJA’s National Mentoring Program is a year-long program, where broadcast (television/radio), print/online and photography students and professionals are paired up with more experienced journalists with several factors in mind, including geography, gender and career


Become a 2014 VOICES Sponsor

Become a 2014 VOICES Sponsor

The 2014 VOICES project will support 17 college students aspiring to become journalists during the national Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) convention in Washington DC this August. Students receive valuable multimedia journalism training throughout the


Heartland Hosts Free Media Access Workshop on Thursday, May 21 in Omaha

Heartland Hosts Free Media Access Workshop on Thursday, May 21 in Omaha

The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) and the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) ) in partnership with Urban League Nebraska invite nonprofit leaders and business owners to learn how to get your stories in the news.


Deadline extended for the 2014 VOICES Program!

Deadline extended for the 2014 VOICES Program!

The deadline for VOICES 2014 has passed. The 2014 VOICES program will take place August 11 – 16 during the week of the 2014 National Convention in Washington, D.C. Click here for the application! Eligibility Applicants must have


Dinah Eng Leadership Fellows Announced for 2014

Dinah Eng Leadership Fellows Announced for 2014

The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is pleased to announce Marilyn Ajavananda (AAJA-New York), Hannah Bae (AAJA-New York), Sachi Fujimori (AAJA-New York), Yuriko Nagano (AAJA-Asia), Archith Seshadri (AAJA-Atlanta) and Jocelyn “Joz” Wang (AAJA-Los Angeles)


Diversity in Lincoln, Neb., through the lens of high school proms and teens

Diversity in Lincoln, Neb., through the lens of high school proms and teens

By Bobby Caina Calvan | Heartland Project LINCOLN, Neb. – The assignment was straightforward: Produce a story about the growing diversity in the Cornhusker State’s capital city. Certainly, we could have gone straight to the U.S.


AAJA Selects Student Leaders for JCamp Class of 2014

AAJA Selects Student Leaders for JCamp Class of 2014

Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) selected 42 diverse high school students out of a record pool of 320 submissions from across the nation to participate in its 14th annual JCamp this summer. Emerson College will