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


Holiday Specials and Gift Ideas for AAJA Members

Holiday Specials and Gift Ideas for AAJA Members

The holidays are just around the corner. If you’re looking for the perfect gift this holiday season or are thinking about treating yourself to a winter getaway, consider these special deals and gift ideas


Fall Board Meeting

Fall Board Meeting

The 2013 Fall Governing Board meeting will take place November 1-2, 2013 at the AAJA National Office at 5 Third Street, Suite 1108, San Francisco, CA 94103. The governing board, as well as AAJA


Membership Types and Benefits

Membership Types and Benefits

Join AAJA Today With more than 1,700 members throughout the United States and Asia, AAJA serves a variety of needs. Our members are staff or freelance journalists for digital, print and broadcast media, wire services


AAJA Members Elect Leow and Lee to National Governing Board

AAJA Members Elect Leow and Lee to National Governing Board

AAJA members have elected two new officers to the Governing Board: Yvonne Leow as Vice President for Print and Michelle Lee as Secretary. AAJA held the election to seat a Vice President for Print and


AAJA Announces 2013 Award Winners

AAJA Announces 2013 Award Winners

The 2013 AAJA Awards were announced on Saturday, August 24 at the Scholarships & Awards Gala during this year’s national convention in New York. Lifetime Achievement Award This award honors an Asian American or Pacific Islander


Small Market and Student Broadcast Mixer Announcement

Small Market and Student Broadcast Mixer Announcement

Are you going to the 2013 National Convention in New York? Part of the AAJA-New York chapter? If you’re breaking into TV news, surviving in a small market, or looking for fresh new talent, please join


Seattle Times Publisher Frank Blethen AAJA Power of One Challenge

Seattle Times Publisher Frank Blethen AAJA Power of One Challenge

Seattle Times Publisher Frank Blethen is challenging you to support the Asian American Journalists Association with a donation to the Power of One campaign. For all donations from July 15 through Aug. 5, Frank


VOTE TODAY: Elect AAJA’s next VP and Secretary

VOTE TODAY: Elect AAJA’s next VP and Secretary

AAJA National Board Elections 2013 Michelle Lee and Yvonne Leow have been nominated for the positions of AAJA Secretary and AAJA Vice President for Print, respectively. AAJA is holding its national election to fill the


Tieu and Opina Selected as New Co-chairs of AASMBJ

Tieu and Opina Selected as New Co-chairs of AASMBJ

Van Tieu and Derek Opina were selected in July to be the new co-chairs of AASMBJ (Asian American Small Market Broadcast Journalists). “Both have great stories,” said immediate past AASMBJ co-chair Maria Hechanova. “Van is a


AAJA Member News: July 2013 Roundup

AAJA Member News: July 2013 Roundup

Maria Hechanova (AAJA-Michigan) began a new job as a reporter for KOLD News 13/KMSB FOX 11 in Tucson, Ariz. on June 17, which moved her from a small to medium market. Prior to Tucson, Hechanova