AAJA Member News: April 2015 Roundup

AAJA Member News: April 2015 Roundup

By AAJA National

Alanna Quillen (AAJA-Texas) has recently become 9/10 PM anchor and reporter at KTBS-ABC 3 in Shreveport, Louisiana. Previously Quillen was an anchor and reporter in Monroe, Louisiana covering everything from tornadoes and tropical storms to political scandals and corruption. She began her career in 2012 at Big 2 News in Midland/Odessa. An active member of


AAJA appoints Archith Seshadri as representative to RTDNA

AAJA appoints Archith Seshadri as representative to RTDNA

AAJA is pleased to announced that its board has voted to approve Archith Seshadri to be AAJA’s ex-officio representative to RTDNA for 2015. Archith Seshadri will be a news desk editor for CNN International starting May


A GODIVA Exclusive Perk for AAJA

A GODIVA Exclusive Perk for AAJA

  Ordering the perfect gift is now easier than ever with the launch of GODIVA’s AAJA Member website. As an AAJA member and supporter, you can now enjoy a 20% discount starting Monday April 27


Thank you for being a loyal AAJA member!

Thank you for being a loyal AAJA member!

At our most recent meeting in San Francisco, the AAJA board turned its attention to a few truths: It’s been a tumultuous few years in journalism, and we realize that nothing at AAJA would be


AAJA Member News: March 2015 Roundup

AAJA Member News: March 2015 Roundup

Athima Chansanchai (AAJA-Seattle) has released her first book: “100 Things to Do in Seattle Before You Die” (Reedy Press). It’s a bucket list that helps kickstart an exploration of Emerald City for both visitors


AAJA appoints Hailey Lee as representative to UNITY

AAJA appoints Hailey Lee as representative to UNITY

AAJA’s governing board voted to approve Hailey Lee as AAJA’s representative to the UNITY Board, replacing Janet Cho. Hailey hopes to become a voice for the media demands of diverse Millennials and an advocate for younger minority


AAJA Member News: February 2015 Roundup

AAJA Member News: February 2015 Roundup

Andrew LaVallee (AAJA – New York) has been promoted to deputy bureau chief for Greater New York at The Wall Street Journal. He joined the Journal in 2006, covering technology and media in New York


2015 National Journalism and Special Awards Now Open for Submissions

2015 National Journalism and Special Awards Now Open for Submissions

The deadline for 2015 award entries has passed. AAJA is proud to announce the call for entries and nominations for the 2015 National Journalism Awards, the 2015 Dr. Suzanne Ahn Award for Civil Rights &


AAJA Member News: January 2015 Roundup

AAJA Member News: January 2015 Roundup

Hanah Fadrigalan (AAJA-New England) has been promoted as a Promotions Coordinator at NBC Boston (WHDH-TV). She coordinates syndication and NBC programming feeds, completes daily logs, oversees production of syndication episodic promotion and manages co-op/internship


AAJA Adopts Bylaw Changes for Restructure

AAJA Adopts Bylaw Changes for Restructure

It has been an exciting and productive year for the Asian American Journalists Association’s governance restructure plan. On December 6, 2014, the AAJA governing board adopted bylaw changes to reflect the restructure plan approved in


AAJA appoints Neal Justin as representative to UNITY

AAJA appoints Neal Justin as representative to UNITY

AAJA’s governing board voted to approve Neal Justin as AAJA’s representative to the UNITY Board, replacing Doris Truong. Neal was one of the original members of the AAJA governing board and was named AAJA member