AAJA Member News: October 2016 Roundup

AAJA Member News: October 2016 Roundup

By AAJA National

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 of the Year in 2006. He has served as president of the AAJA-Minnesota chapter and is a co-founder of JCamp. Neal previously


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


AAJA Member News: September 2016 Roundup

AAJA Member News: September 2016 Roundup

Carolyn Chin Watson (AAJA-Michigan) has recently been named the creative director at Hour Detroit, a monthly lifestyle magazine. At Hour Detroit, she also provides support for Hour Detroit’s three sister publications, DBusiness, Detroit Home,


AAJA Member News: August 2016 Roundup

AAJA Member News: August 2016 Roundup

Allyn Hoang (AAJA-Texas) is an anchor and host on Eye Opener, a Tribune nationally syndicated morning news show based in Dallas, TX. She was recently nominated for two 2016 Lone Star Emmys for the


Meet Your New Officers for 2017-2018

Meet Your New Officers for 2017-2018

AAJA NATIONAL OFFICERS AAJA PRESIDENT-ELECT: YVONNE LEOW Yvonne Leow is an Editorial Project Manager at Sequoia Capital. Most recently, she was the senior Snapchat editor at Vox.com, and a John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University.


AAJA Member News: June 2016 Roundup

AAJA Member News: June 2016 Roundup

    Howard Chen (AAJA-Texas) recently became a Senior Producer at ESPN International. He is currently helping to coordinate coverage for ESPN’s new NBA initiative with China. Howard was previously the Sports Producer at FOX 26 KRIV-TV


Five Student AAJA Members Selected for Columbia Journalism School Fellowship

Five Student AAJA Members Selected for Columbia Journalism School Fellowship

Five AAJA student members have been selected to receive financial assistance to attend the 2016 AAJA National Convention in Las Vegas Aug. 10 – 13 thanks to a Columbia Journalism School Student Fellowship. The


AAJA Member News: May 2016 Roundup

AAJA Member News: May 2016 Roundup

Leezel Tanglao (AAJA-New York) is the current assistant managing editor for programming at CNNMoney and premium verticals Tech, Travel, Style and HLN. Leezel along with her team has been recognized for transforming CNN’s newsrooms


AAJA Member News: April 2016 Roundup

AAJA Member News: April 2016 Roundup

Karen K. Ho (AAJA-New York) is a freelance writer and business journalist currently based in Toronto. She has recently been nominated for two of Canada’s National Magazine Awards— Best New Writer and a Written Award


AAJA Member News: March 2016 Roundup

AAJA Member News: March 2016 Roundup

Toan Lam (AAJA-San Francisco Bay Area) was recently featured in an article in Forbes for his work with his non-profit Go Inspire Go, a multimedia platform that features original stories about everyday heroes aiming to


AAJA Member News: October 2015 Roundup

AAJA Member News: October 2015 Roundup

Heidi Chang (AAJA-Hawaii) was selected by the Association of Independents in Radio (AIR) as a Public Media Fellow for AIR’s Entrepreneurial Coaching Fellowship. Heidi is a multimedia journalist whose work has been featured on NPR,