Call for 2016 Nominations

Call for 2016 Nominations

By AAJA National

AAJA will be seeking a slate of new officers for the term of 2016-2017. Electronic voting will begin Wednesday, July 22 with the final results announced at the AAJA Gala Banquet scheduled for Saturday, August 15. This will be the first year the new executive officer structure takes effect. The positions up for election this year are: Senior Vice


AAJA Adopts Bylaw Changes for Restructure

AAJA Adopts Bylaw Changes for Restructure

It has been an exciting and productive year for the Asian American Journalists Association’s governance restructure plan. On December 6, 2014, the AAJA governing board adopted bylaw changes to reflect the restructure plan approved in


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


Learn More About AAJA’s Chapters

Learn More About AAJA’s Chapters

The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has 21 chapters. Contact a chapter or chapter president near you, or join AAJA as an at-large member to help advance our mission of diversity in news and newsrooms. Arizona President AMY WANG Reporter,


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


Give Back on #GivingTuesday

Give Back on #GivingTuesday

Join AAJA for #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. Charities, families, businesses, community centers and students around the world will come together for one common purpose – to celebrate generosity and to


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


Renew Your Membership for 2015 Beginning October 1st

Renew Your Membership for 2015 Beginning October 1st

Join or renew your AAJA membership on October 1, 2014 and enjoy your membership until the end of 2015! Renewing is easy – here’s how: Step 1: Log in to your AAJA online account (or create