Join AAJA Today With more than 1,700 members throughout the United States and Asia, AAJA serves a variety of needs. AAJA members are staff, reporters and freelance journalists for digital, print and broadcast media. Members also include students interested in careers in journalism and former journalists in public relations, academia and other fields that support AAJA’s mission.
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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
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
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.