AAJA Member News: February 2017 Roundup

AAJA Member News: February 2017 Roundup

By AAJA National

Barbara Chai (AAJA-New York) has joined Dow Jones Media Group as head of arts, life and culture coverage. In this position, she will kickstart new digital initiatives and strengthen coverage of existing Dow Jones Media titles, including MarketWatch, Financial News, Barron’s and Mansion Global. Barbara previously worked at The Wall Street Journal for more than


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,


AAJA Member News: September 2015 Roundup

AAJA Member News: September 2015 Roundup

Yvonne Leow (AAJA-New York) joined Vox as their senior Snapchat editor. She recently graduated from the John S. Knight journalism fellowship program at Stanford University, and is now based in San Francisco. You can


AAJA Member News: August 2015 Roundup

AAJA Member News: August 2015 Roundup

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


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