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 Member News: March 2014 Roundup

AAJA Member News: March 2014 Roundup

Juju Chang (AAJA-New York) joins the ABC News team as a full time co-anchor of Nightline with Dan Abrams and Dan Harris. Juju was promoted to the new position after Cynthia McFadden left her role


2014 National Journalism and Special Awards Now Open for Submissions

2014 National Journalism and Special Awards Now Open for Submissions

AAJA is proud to announce the call for entries and nominations for the 2014 National Journalism Awards, the 2014 Dr. Suzanne Ahn Award for Civil Rights & Social Justice, the 2014 AAJA Lifetime Achievement


UNITY Seeks Judges for RTDNA/UNITY Diversity Awards

UNITY Seeks Judges for RTDNA/UNITY Diversity Awards

UNITY: Journalists for Diversity is seeking eight broadcast journalists to help select winners for the RTDNA/Diversity Award to honor outstanding achievements in the coverage of diversity.  The award is part of the covenant the


AAJA Member News: January 2014 Roundup

AAJA Member News: January 2014 Roundup

Angie Lau (AAJA-Asia) was named the lead anchor for Bloomberg Television Asia. She will anchor the network’s award-winning, daily, morning business news program, “First Up,” which will soon be re-launched as “First Up with


AAJA and NLGJA hopes for Randy Gener’s speedy recovery

AAJA and NLGJA hopes for Randy Gener’s speedy recovery

New York Police are now investigating the recent beating of Randy Gener, an active member of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) and the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA), as a possible


AAJA Member News: December 2013 Roundup

AAJA Member News: December 2013 Roundup

Katherine Kam (AAJA-San Francisco Bay Area), a San Francisco Bay Area health journalist and AAJA member, completed a 2012-2013 Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Journalism Fellowship. The former First Lady created the fellowship program to train journalists


Deadline for John S. Knight Fellowship applications is Jan. 15, 2014

Deadline for John S. Knight Fellowship applications is Jan. 15, 2014

The John S. Knight Fellowship is  looking for ambitious, innovative journalists to support as they explore and develop their own ideas to address journalism challenges they identify. The deadline for applications for the 2014-15


AAJA and IRE Launch Partnership for 2014 Conferences

AAJA and IRE Launch Partnership for 2014 Conferences

The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) and Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) are creating a unique opportunity for members of both organizations to take advantage of the training offered at three national events in


AAJA Member News: November 2013 Roundup

AAJA Member News: November 2013 Roundup

Michael Giarrusso (AAJA-New York) was named The Associated Press’ global sports editor on October 29, 2013. A former Arizona and New Mexico AP chief of bureau for three years, Giarrusso will now lead AP’s sports


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


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