AAJA Announces 2014 Award Winners

AAJA Announces 2014 Award Winners

By AAJA National

The 2014 AAJA Awards were announced on Saturday, August 16 at the Scholarships & Awards Gala during this year’s national convention in Washington, DC. National Journalism Awards Asian American Pacific Islander Issues Written Journalism Ngoc Nguyen Environment Editor/Reporter, New American Media “Vietnamese Americans, Exposed to Agent Orange, Suffer in Silence” General Excellence Written Journalism William Wan China Correspondent, The Washington Post “Parenting in a Party State” Asian American Pacific Islander Issues Television/Online David Ono Journalist, KABC-TV, with


AAJA Member News: August 2014 Roundup

AAJA Member News: August 2014 Roundup

Nicole Dungca (AAJA-Portland) will become the transportation reporter at The Boston Globe in September 2014. Nicole previously covered Portland Public Schools as a Clackamas County school reporter for the Oregonian based in Portland, Oregon. She has


AAJA Member News: July 2014 Roundup

AAJA Member News: July 2014 Roundup

Michael Yamashita (AAJA-New York) will be joining adventure travel photographer and outdoorsman, Jock Montgomery, to lead a photographic exploration visiting the people and places of Myanmar from Sunday, November 9 – Friday, November 21, 2014.


Go for Gold!

Go for Gold!

Fellow AAJA members: On behalf of the AAJA membership committee, I want to ask you to consider upgrading your membership to Gold or Platinum when you renew for 2014. Here’s why: You are supporting the important


2014 AAJA Leadership in Diversity Award

2014 AAJA Leadership in Diversity Award

AAJA is proud to announce Frank Blethen as the winner of the 2014 Leadership in Diversity Award. This award honors an individual or corporation that has made strides in promoting and demonstrating diversity in the


AAJA Member News: June 2014 Roundup

AAJA Member News: June 2014 Roundup

Lori Matsukawa (AAJA Seattle) has been inducted in the Silver Circle by the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The Silver Circle includes a group of standout media professionals who


Meet the Candidates for 2015-2016

Meet the Candidates for 2015-2016

Paul Cheung, Niala Boodhoo and Shawn Nicole Wong have been nominated for the positions of AAJA President, AAJA Vice President for Broadcast and AAJA Treasurer, respectively. AAJA is holding its national election to fill the


Call for 2015 Nominations

Call for 2015 Nominations

Are you the next 2015 AAJA President, Vice President for Broadcast or Treasurer? AAJA NOTICE OF ELECTIONS & CALL FOR NOMINATIONS The Asian American Journalists Association is accepting nominations for national president, vice president for broadcast and


AAJA Member News: May 2014 Roundup

AAJA Member News: May 2014 Roundup

Adam Kealoha Causey (AAJA-At Large) is now the assistant city editor at the Las Vegas Review-Journal. He is the primary editor for their crime and courts coverage. Adam will also oversee a group of


Learn More About AAJA’s Chapters

Learn More About AAJA’s Chapters

The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has 21 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 Presidents AMY


AAJA Member News: April 2014 Roundup

AAJA Member News: April 2014 Roundup

Davar Ardalan (AAJA-Washington D.C.) will be in New York to receive the Ellis Island Medal of Honor on May 10th. Her grandfather came through Ellis Island in October of 1919. This is an annual award recognizing “American