Membership Types and Benefits

Membership Types and Benefits

By AAJA National

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.


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


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


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.


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