Membership Types and Benefits

Membership Types and Benefits

By AAJA National

Join AAJA Today With more than 1,700 members throughout the United States and Asia, AAJA serves a variety of needs. AAJA members are staff, reporters and freelance journalists for digital, print and broadcast media. Members also include students interested in careers in journalism and former journalists in public relations, academia and other fields that support AAJA’s mission.


AAJA Seeks MediaWatch Co-Chair

AAJA Seeks MediaWatch Co-Chair

AAJA is seeking a Co-Chair to help lead the MediaWatch committee with the Vice President of Civic Engagement, Pia Sarkar. AAJA’s MediaWatch holds news organizations accountable to standards of accuracy and fairness in the


AAJA Appoints Clea Benson and Padma Rama as 2017-2018 UNITY Board Representatives

AAJA Appoints Clea Benson and Padma Rama as 2017-2018 UNITY Board Representatives

AAJA’s governing board has voted to approve Clea Benson and Padma Rama as AAJA representatives on the UNITY board of directors, replacing Neal Justin and Hailey Lee for the 2017-2018 term.   CLEA BENSON Clea is deputy


Learn More About AAJA’s Chapters

Learn More About AAJA’s Chapters

The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has 20 chapters. Contact a chapter or chapter president near you, or join AAJA as an at-large member to help advance our mission of diversity in news and newsrooms. Arizona President Nicole Vas Designer,


2017 National Journalism and Special Awards Now Open for Submissions

2017 National Journalism and Special Awards Now Open for Submissions

AAJA is proud to announce the call for entries and nominations for the 2017 National Journalism Awards, the 2017 Dr. Suzanne Ahn Award for Civil Rights & Social Justice, the 2017 AAJA Lifetime Achievement


AAJA Member News: December 2016 Roundup

AAJA Member News: December 2016 Roundup

Sharon Pian Chan (AAJA-Seattle) has been named vice president of innovation, product and development at The Seattle Times. She first joined the organization as an intern and spent many years as a reporter covering


Support AAJA Through Your Purchases on AmazonSmile

Support AAJA Through Your Purchases on AmazonSmile

Looking for more ways to give back this season all while doing your holiday shopping? Want to give back to AAJA continuously throughout the year? Shop Amazon.com through AmazonSmile and AAJA will receive .5% of


Call for Affinity Group Applications

Call for Affinity Group Applications

Is there career interest or focus area that you feel deserves its own representation within AAJA? Now is your time to apply to become an AAJA Affinity Group! An Affinity Group is a group of


AAJA Member News: October 2016 Roundup

AAJA Member News: October 2016 Roundup

Neal Justin (AAJA-Minnesota) has been elected as the president of UNITY: Journalists for Diversity for the 2017-2018 term. Neal was one of the original members of the AAJA governing board and was named AAJA Member


Meet Your New VP of Journalism Programs for 2017

Meet Your New VP of Journalism Programs for 2017

AAJA VICE PRESIDENT OF JOURNALISM PROGRAMS-ELECT: Ramy Inocencio Ramy Inocencio is a Bloomberg Television correspondent in New York reporting on finance and technology. Ramy joined Bloomberg from the Wall Street Journal Asia where he served as


AAJA Congratulates Elaine Quijano for Making History as the First Asian American to Moderate a National Debate

AAJA Congratulates Elaine Quijano for Making History as the First Asian American to Moderate a National Debate

The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) congratulates our member Elaine Quijano, CBS News correspondent and digital anchor of CBSN, for making history as the first Asian American to moderate a national debate during a