AAJA Member News: April 2015 Roundup

AAJA Member News: April 2015 Roundup

By AAJA National

Alanna Quillen (AAJA-Texas) has recently become 9/10 PM anchor and reporter at KTBS-ABC 3 in Shreveport, Louisiana. Previously Quillen was an anchor and reporter in Monroe, Louisiana covering everything from tornadoes and tropical storms to political scandals and corruption. She began her career in 2012 at Big 2 News in Midland/Odessa. An active member of


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


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.