AAJA Member News: June 2014 Roundup

AAJA Member News: June 2014 Roundup

By AAJA National

Lori Matsukawa (AAJA Seattle) has been inducted in the Silver Circle by the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The Silver Circle includes a group of standout media professionals who have started their careers at least 25 years ago and have made a significant contribution to both the television industry and


AAJA announces the remaining 2013 Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship Recipients

AAJA announces the remaining 2013 Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship Recipients

Adam Causey (AAJA-Florida), Mai Hoang (AAJA-Seattle), Jacqueline Howard (AAJA-Atlanta), Sara Lin (AAJA-Hawai’i) and Leezel Tanglao (AAJA-New York) are the newly named 2013 Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship recipients for 2013.  Each of them will be


AAJA Member News: May 2013 Roundup

AAJA Member News: May 2013 Roundup

  Ernabel Demillo (AAJA-New York) is host of CUNY-TV’s “Asian American Life,” focusing on social, political and cultural issues in the Asian American community.  She is a journalism professor at St. Peter’s University in Jersey City, NJ,


AAJA Member News: April 2013 Roundup

AAJA Member News: April 2013 Roundup

Spencer Hsu (AAJA-Washington, D.C.) was named a finalist for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service.  As an investigative reporter for The Washington Post, he explored flawed forensic evidence in a series of criminal cases prosecuted


AAJA expands voting rights to student members

AAJA expands voting rights to student members

The Asian American Journalists Association will allow student members to vote in local and national board elections starting this year. Recognizing the growing importance of its student members, AAJA’s governing board voted unanimously to expand


AAJA Member News: March 2013 Roundup

AAJA Member News: March 2013 Roundup

  Dennis Clemente (AAJA-New York) was the recipient of a Plaridel Award for Outstanding Commentary with his article, “Is It Okay to Lose Your Language? Not For These FilAms,” in the Philippine Daily Inquirer. As a


AAJA announces the first 2013 recipient of the Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship

AAJA announces the first 2013 recipient of the Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship

Marian Liu (AAJA-San Francisco Bay Area) is the first Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship recipient for 2013. Liu will use the the $1,000 fellowship to take a management development course at the Poynter Institute. Liu heads a new


AAJA Member CeFaan Kim, News12 Reporter, Mugged in Yonkers, NY

AAJA Member CeFaan Kim, News12 Reporter, Mugged in Yonkers, NY

AAJA Member CeFaan Kim, News12 reporter, was mugged this morning in Yonkers, NY. Kim, 31, was taken to St. John’s Riverside Hospital following the incident. He did not sustain any serious injuries and was discharged


AAJA Member News: February 2013 Roundup

AAJA Member News: February 2013 Roundup

Al Young (AAJA-New England) has retired from The Boston Globe as a copy editor on the night news desk.  This comes after a career of more than 35 years of daily newspaper experience as a


Ken Moritsugu is AAJA’s New Vice President for Print

Ken Moritsugu is AAJA’s New Vice President for Print

Ken Moritsugu, the Bangkok-based Asia Enterprise Editor for Associated Press, has won the Special Election to be AAJA’s Vice President for Print, announced Theodore Kim, AAJA’s National Secretary and Elections Officer. “The ever-changing media landscape


AAJA Member News: January 2013 Roundup

AAJA Member News: January 2013 Roundup

Janet Cho (At-Large) was one of five U.S. journalists and seven Chinese journalists chosen for a two-week 2012 China-U.S. Journalists Exchange, sponsored by the East-West Center, the Better Hong Kong Foundation and the All