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 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


Honor excellence in Journalism with 2013 AAJA Awards

Honor excellence in Journalism with 2013 AAJA Awards

Every year AAJA accepts nominations from the journalism community to acknowledge great work done in the past year inspiring better journalism and a better community for all. AAJA  has the following awards available for nomination: 2013


Nominate Outstanding Coverage of AAPI Civil Rights and Social Justice with the 2013 Dr. Suzanne Ahn Award

Nominate Outstanding Coverage of AAPI Civil Rights and Social Justice with the 2013 Dr. Suzanne Ahn Award

Dr. Suzanne Ahn   The Asian American Journalists Association is honored to have the opportunity since 2003 to recognize excellence in Asian American Pacific Islander civil rights and social justice coverage with the Dr. Suzanne Ahn


Nominate an outstanding individual for the 2013 AAJA Lifetime Achievement or the Special Recognition Award

Nominate an outstanding individual for the 2013 AAJA Lifetime Achievement or the Special Recognition Award

2012 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Curtiss Kim and 2012 Special Recognition Award recipient Bryan Chu   AAJA annually pays tribute to two individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to AAJA and/or the Asian American and Pacific


Recognize outstanding digital journalism with the 2013 Gannett Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism

Recognize outstanding digital journalism with the 2013 Gannett Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism

  AAJA, in partnership with the Gannett Foundation, is offering a $5,000 award to recognize groundbreaking work by a journalist or a team who creatively uses digital tools in the role of being a community’s watchdog.


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


Two Candidates Vying for AAJA Vice President for Print

Two Candidates Vying for AAJA Vice President for Print

Neal Justin of AAJA-Minnesota and Ken Moritsugu of AAJA-Asia have been nominated for the position of AAJA Vice President for Print. AAJA is holding a special election to fill the remainder of the term for


AAJA is Saddened by the Passing of Jessica Lum

AAJA is Saddened by the Passing of Jessica Lum

AAJA is saddened by the death of Jessica Lum, 25, of the Sacramento Chapter. AAJA extends its condolences to her family, friends and the many she touched with her work as a multimedia journalist. Her impact


Call for Nominations – Special Election for AAJA VP for Print‏

Call for Nominations – Special Election for AAJA VP for Print‏

AAJA is holding a special election to fill the remainder of the term of Tom Lee, AAJA’s Vice President for Print, who regrets he will not be able to complete his term and is