AAJA and NLGJA Hire Bobby Caina Calvan As Heartland Project Reporter

By AAJA National   02.13.2014
AAJA and NLGJA Hire Bobby Caina Calvan As Heartland Project Reporter

The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has hired Bobby Caina Calvan, a former national political writer in the Boston Globe’s Washington bureau, as the lead reporter for the Heartland Project, a joint initiative led by AAJA and the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) to increase media coverage of minorities and lesbian, gay, bisexual

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UNITY Seeks Judges for RTDNA/UNITY Diversity Awards

UNITY Seeks Judges for RTDNA/UNITY Diversity Awards

By AAJA National   02.06.2014

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


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WATCH: Chris Barr, Knight Prototype Fund

WATCH: Chris Barr, Knight Prototype Fund

By Yvonne Leow   01.21.2014

AAJA-VP Yvonne Leow talks to Chris Barr, a media innovation associate at Knight, about the Knight Prototype Fund. Knight will be awarding $35,000 grants to help entrepreneurs, journalists and tinkerers of all kinds build and


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AAJA Member News: December 2013 Roundup

AAJA Member News: December 2013 Roundup

By AAJA National   12.30.2013

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


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Meet the Heartland Project’s Advisory Council

Meet the Heartland Project’s Advisory Council

By AAJA National   12.23.2013

AAJA has partnered with the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) to increase media coverage of racial minorities and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) communities in Nebraska. The project is called “Diverse and


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Job Opportunity: Heartland Multimedia Freelancer

Job Opportunity: Heartland Multimedia Freelancer

By Kathy Chow   12.10.2013

             Asian American Journalists Association/National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association Heartland Project Job Title: Multimedia Freelancer Department: Heartland Project Reports To: Editor Status: Nonexempt PROJECT The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) was awarded a grant from the


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Job Opportunity: Heartland Freelance Reporter

Job Opportunity: Heartland Freelance Reporter

By Kathy Chow   12.10.2013

             Asian American Journalists Association/National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association Heartland Project Job Title: Freelance Reporter Department: Heartland Project Reports To: Editor Status: Nonexempt   PROJECT The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) was awarded a grant from the


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Job Opportunity: Heartland Editor

Job Opportunity: Heartland Editor

By Kathy Chow   12.10.2013

             Asian American Journalists Association/National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association Heartland Project Job Title: Editor Department: Heartland Project Reports To: Heartland Project Advisory Council and Affiliate Editors/Managers Status: Nonexempt PROJECT The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) was


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Nielsen Google+ Hangout: Insight into the Asian American Consumer

Nielsen Google+ Hangout: Insight into the Asian American Consumer

By AAJA National   11.21.2013

  Nielsen, a leading global information and measurement company, has just released its 2013 State of the Asian American Consumer Report. Join us as Nielsen shares compelling insights into what Asian Americans watch and buy


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Job Opportunity: Heartland Reporter

Job Opportunity: Heartland Reporter

By Kathy Chow   11.18.2013

             Asian American Journalists Association/National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association Heartland Project Job Description Job Title: Reporter Department: Heartland Project Reports To: Editor Status: Nonexempt PROJECT The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) was awarded a grant from the


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AAJA and NLGJA Join to Cover US Heartland

AAJA and NLGJA Join to Cover US Heartland

By AAJA National   08.02.2013

AAJA and NLGJA Joint Project to Address Lack of News Coverage in the Heartland. The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) was awarded a $200,000 grant from the Ford Foundation to launch “Diverse and Inclusive: News


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