AAJA Member News: March 2015 Roundup

AAJA Member News: March 2015 Roundup

By AAJA National

Athima Chansanchai (AAJA-Seattle) has released her first book: “100 Things to Do in Seattle Before You Die” (Reedy Press). It’s a bucket list that helps kickstart an exploration of Emerald City for both visitors and locals. You may find her book via Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest as @100ThingsSEA and you may also visit Facebook or


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


Meet the Candidates for AAJA’s National Board

Meet the Candidates for AAJA’s National Board

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 two-year terms on its


AP Stylebook

AP Stylebook

AP Stylebook is offering Asian American Journalists Association members a discount on AP Stylebook Online subscriptions. AP Stylebook Online takes everything you love about the print Stylebook and adds Internet functionality and online-only content to


VP for Print Candidate Announced, Second Nomination Period Begins

VP for Print Candidate Announced, Second Nomination Period Begins

Yvonne Leow runs for AAJA National VP for Print About Yvonne Leow Yvonne Leow is the video editor for Digital First Media’s Project Thunderdome, an initiative aimed to support local newspapers across 21st-Century Media and MediaNews


AAJA Member News: June 2013 Roundup

AAJA Member News: June 2013 Roundup

Elizabeth Jia (AAJA-Washington, DC) has been nominated for her first Emmy from the National Capital and Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The Emmy is for her year-long