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


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


AAJA announces the remaining 2013 Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship Recipients

AAJA announces the remaining 2013 Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship Recipients

Adam Causey (AAJA-Florida), Mai Hoang (AAJA-Seattle), Jacqueline Howard (AAJA-Atlanta), Sara Lin (AAJA-Hawai’i) and Leezel Tanglao (AAJA-New York) are the newly named 2013 Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship recipients for 2013.  Each of them will be


AAJA Member News: May 2013 Roundup

AAJA Member News: May 2013 Roundup

  Ernabel Demillo (AAJA-New York) is host of CUNY-TV’s “Asian American Life,” focusing on social, political and cultural issues in the Asian American community.  She is a journalism professor at St. Peter’s University in Jersey City, NJ,


AAJA Member News: April 2013 Roundup

AAJA Member News: April 2013 Roundup

Spencer Hsu (AAJA-Washington, D.C.) was named a finalist for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service.  As an investigative reporter for The Washington Post, he explored flawed forensic evidence in a series of criminal cases prosecuted


AAJA expands voting rights to student members

AAJA expands voting rights to student members

The Asian American Journalists Association will allow student members to vote in local and national board elections starting this year. Recognizing the growing importance of its student members, AAJA’s governing board voted unanimously to expand


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