Glory days of baseball fade among African Americans

By Bobby Calvan   06.24.2014
Glory days of baseball fade among African Americans

Omaha Police Detective Kerrie Orozco huddles with her team during opening day of the police league’s baseball program. By Bobby Caina Calvan | The Heartland Project OMAHA, Neb. – As a reporter with the Sacramento Bee not long ago, I had the privilege of covering a diverse range of stories – from investigative health care pieces to

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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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UNITY Responds to ASNE Newsroom Diversity Report

UNITY Responds to ASNE Newsroom Diversity Report

By AAJA National   06.28.2013

ASNE Releases Newsroom Diversity Numbers, Unity Calls on News Industry to Make Diversity a Business Mandate This week, the American Society of News Editors (ASNE) released their Newsroom Employment Census, an annual report that delivers


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AAJA announces the 2013 Executive Leadership Program Class

AAJA announces the 2013 Executive Leadership Program Class

By AAJA National   05.23.2013

AAJA is proud to announce the following individuals who will be attending a special combination of the ELP Introductory Session and the National Convention in August 2013 in New York: Leonor Ayala AAJA-New York Telemundo Network Director NBCUniversal Venice Buhain AAJA-Seattle Editor Patch Adam Causey AAJA-Florida Enterprise and Investigative


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Joint statement from AAJA, NAHJ, NAJA and NLGJA Presidents on UNITY Leadership Change

Joint statement from AAJA, NAHJ, NAJA and NLGJA Presidents on UNITY Leadership Change

By Paul Cheung   04.30.2013

Members We learned last night that Tom Arviso Jr. has resigned as UNITY president due to personal reasons. We want to thank Tom for his service. The four alliance presidents are engaged with acting president Doris


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