AAJA Member News: August 2015 Roundup

AAJA Member News: August 2015 Roundup

By AAJA National

Shawn Chitnis (AAJA-Seattle) recently started his newest position at KCNC-TV (CBS) in Denver. He is a multimedia journalist covering breaking news from overnight for the morning show. Prior to moving to Colorado, he has spent the last six years in Eastern Washington, most recently working at KREM-TV in Spokane for four years.       Archith Seshadri (AAJA-Atlanta) interned at


AAJA Launches Affinity Group Process

AAJA Launches Affinity Group Process

AAJA – Small Market Broadcast Journalists Group AAJA has launched the affinity group application process under the new structure. Affinity groups are defined as follows: An affinity group is a group of AAJA members organized by


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


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


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 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


AAJA Member News: December 2014 Roundup

AAJA Member News: December 2014 Roundup

Karen Gaudette Brewer (AAJA-Seattle) has published her first book: Seafood Lover’s Pacific Northwest (Globe Pequot Press), a thorough guidebook that highlights the best and most unique seafood restaurants, oyster bars, festivals, foraging opportunities and


Five Questions for Miss Nebraska USA

Five Questions for Miss Nebraska USA

By Ellen Lee (AAJA-San Francisco Bay Area), Freelance Writer Hoang-Kim Cung moved to Grand Island, Nebraska last year to kickstart her broadcast journalism career. There, the NBC Nebraska reporter has anchored the morning, midday and


AAJA Member News: November 2014 Roundup

AAJA Member News: November 2014 Roundup

Michelle Lee (AAJA-Arizona) has joined The Washington Post as a reporter on The Fact Checker, which investigates the truth behind political rhetoric. She previously was a government accountability reporter at The Arizona Republic covering local,