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,


AAJA Member News: October 2014 Roundup

AAJA Member News: October 2014 Roundup

Yowei Shaw (AAJA-Philadelphia) was named a 2014 Knight Fellow by United States Artists (USA), a national grant making and advocacy group. Representing eight creative disciplines, each of the 34 USA Fellows receives an unrestricted $50,000


AAJA Member News: September 2014 Roundup

AAJA Member News: September 2014 Roundup

Sharon Pian Chan (AAJA- Seattle) was most recently the associate opinions editor/digital for The Seattle Times. She edits, selects and recruits guest opinion columnists with an emphasis on diversifying topics, authors and readers. She also writes


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.


AAJA Restructures Executive Office

AAJA Restructures Executive Office

The Asian American Journalists Association’s governing board adopted a governance restructure plan on Sunday, Aug. 17. Approval from national advisory board members and local chapter presidents cleared the way for the Governing Board to move forward


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


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


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


AAJA-AARP Social Media Fellow Announced for 2014

AAJA-AARP Social Media Fellow Announced for 2014

AAJA is pleased to announce Gil Asakawa as the new Asian American Journalists Association-AARP Social Media Fellow in a continued partnership between the two organizations. “On behalf of AARP, I would like to thank