AAJA Member News: August 2014 Roundup

AAJA Member News: August 2014 Roundup

By AAJA National

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 also written for the Times-Picayune and The Providence Journal. This year, Nicole serves as the president and national board representative 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


Deadline Extended: 2014 Lifetime Achievement and Dr. Suzanne Ahn Awards

Deadline Extended: 2014 Lifetime Achievement and Dr. Suzanne Ahn Awards

The deadline for nominations for the 2014 AAJA Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2014 Dr. Suzanne Ahn Award for Civil Rights & Social Justice has been extended to Monday, April 21. Award winners will be


AAJA Member News: March 2014 Roundup

AAJA Member News: March 2014 Roundup

Juju Chang (AAJA-New York) joins the ABC News team as a full time co-anchor of Nightline with Dan Abrams and Dan Harris. Juju was promoted to the new position after Cynthia McFadden left her role


2014 National Journalism and Special Awards Now Open for Submissions

2014 National Journalism and Special Awards Now Open for Submissions

AAJA is proud to announce the call for entries and nominations for the 2014 National Journalism Awards, the 2014 Dr. Suzanne Ahn Award for Civil Rights & Social Justice, the 2014 AAJA Lifetime Achievement


UNITY Seeks Judges for RTDNA/UNITY Diversity Awards

UNITY Seeks Judges for RTDNA/UNITY Diversity Awards

UNITY: Journalists for Diversity is seeking eight broadcast journalists to help select winners for the RTDNA/Diversity Award to honor outstanding achievements in the coverage of diversity.  The award is part of the covenant the


AAJA Member News: January 2014 Roundup

AAJA Member News: January 2014 Roundup

Angie Lau (AAJA-Asia) was named the lead anchor for Bloomberg Television Asia. She will anchor the network’s award-winning, daily, morning business news program, “First Up,” which will soon be re-launched as “First Up with


AAJA and NLGJA hopes for Randy Gener’s speedy recovery

AAJA and NLGJA hopes for Randy Gener’s speedy recovery

New York Police are now investigating the recent beating of Randy Gener, an active member of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) and the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA), as a possible


AAJA Member News: December 2013 Roundup

AAJA Member News: December 2013 Roundup

Katherine Kam (AAJA-San Francisco Bay Area), a San Francisco Bay Area health journalist and AAJA member, completed a 2012-2013 Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Journalism Fellowship. The former First Lady created the fellowship program to train journalists


Deadline for John S. Knight Fellowship applications is Jan. 15, 2014

Deadline for John S. Knight Fellowship applications is Jan. 15, 2014

The John S. Knight Fellowship is  looking for ambitious, innovative journalists to support as they explore and develop their own ideas to address journalism challenges they identify. The deadline for applications for the 2014-15