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


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


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


Two Candidates Vying for AAJA Vice President for Print

Two Candidates Vying for AAJA Vice President for Print

Neal Justin of AAJA-Minnesota and Ken Moritsugu of AAJA-Asia have been nominated for the position of AAJA Vice President for Print. AAJA is holding a special election to fill the remainder of the term for


AAJA is Saddened by the Passing of Jessica Lum

AAJA is Saddened by the Passing of Jessica Lum

AAJA is saddened by the death of Jessica Lum, 25, of the Sacramento Chapter. AAJA extends its condolences to her family, friends and the many she touched with her work as a multimedia journalist. Her impact


Call for Nominations – Special Election for AAJA VP for Print‏

Call for Nominations – Special Election for AAJA VP for Print‏

AAJA is holding a special election to fill the remainder of the term of Tom Lee, AAJA’s Vice President for Print, who regrets he will not be able to complete his term and is