AAJA Member News: January 2017 Roundup

AAJA Member News: January 2017 Roundup

By AAJA National

Julia B. Chan (AAJA-San Francisco Bay Area) has been selected to be a part of the Online News Association’s 2017 Women’s Leadership Accelerator. She currently works at Reveal at the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) as a producer and digital editor for Reveal’s national public radio program. She helped CIR launch YouTube’s first investigative news channel, The


AAJA Appoints Clea Benson and Padma Rama as 2017-2018 UNITY Board Representatives

AAJA Appoints Clea Benson and Padma Rama as 2017-2018 UNITY Board Representatives

AAJA’s governing board has voted to approve Clea Benson and Padma Rama as AAJA representatives on the UNITY board of directors, replacing Neal Justin and Hailey Lee for the 2017-2018 term.   CLEA BENSON Clea is deputy


AAJA Member News: December 2016 Roundup

AAJA Member News: December 2016 Roundup

Sharon Pian Chan (AAJA-Seattle) has been named vice president of innovation, product and development at The Seattle Times. She first joined the organization as an intern and spent many years as a reporter covering


AAJA Member News: October 2016 Roundup

AAJA Member News: October 2016 Roundup

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


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