AAJA Adopts Bylaw Changes for Restructure

AAJA Adopts Bylaw Changes for Restructure

By AAJA National

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 August. Restructuring AAJA’s governing board is transformative, but necessary. The new structure allows AAJA to carry out its mission while adapting to the


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


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