Highlights from VOICES 2016

Highlights from VOICES 2016

By AAJA National

  The VOICES Class of 2016 alongside their mentors. This year, 16 students were selected to take part in the VOICES program during the AAJA convention in Las Vegas from August 8-13. Eight journalists volunteered to take part as mentors and editors. New initiatives this year included pre-conference Google Hangout seminars on data journalism, a database project


Meet the New VOICES Program Directors for 2017-2018

Meet the New VOICES Program Directors for 2017-2018

AAJA congratulates the new VOICES Program Co-Directors for 2017 and 2018, Maya Sugarman and Jessie Tseng! VOICES serves as a multimedia journalism fellowship for college and graduate students, as well as a mid-career leadership program for


Participants in FOX News segment recount encounters with correspondent

Participants in FOX News segment recount encounters with correspondent

Qanta Shimizu, right, speaks with FOX News correspondent Jesse Watters in New York City’s Chinatown. Shimizu says he was unaware how he would be portrayed in a piece that Asian American groups and journalists


Sports Journalism Institute Now Accepting Applications for 2017

Sports Journalism Institute Now Accepting Applications for 2017

THE APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS PASSED College students interested in sports journalism can get specialized training, a paid sports news internship, a scholarship and industry contacts through the 2017 Sports Journalism Institute (SJI). The Associated Press Sports


What VOICES Meant to Me: Clare Ramirez, VOICES 2016

What VOICES Meant to Me: Clare Ramirez, VOICES 2016

  What I didn’t expect about VOICES is the way it changed me as a journalist. I was taken out of my comfort zone, which is good because in this setting, I had mentors who


Now Open: VOICES Program Director Application for 2017-2018

Now Open: VOICES Program Director Application for 2017-2018

APPLY FOR THE 2017-2018 VOICES PROGRAM DIRECTOR POSITION DEADLINE: Friday, September 23, 2016 at 11:59 PM PDT.     Have you ever wanted to be an integral part of the VOICES college program and direct the next generation


Meet the VOICES Class of 2016

Meet the VOICES Class of 2016

VOICES congratulates and welcomes the incoming class of students for this year’s convention project in Las Vegas, Nev. Previous participants of the VOICES program have been hired at AJ+, Bloomberg, Associated Press, Reuters, the Los


VOICES Alumni Reunions Organized Across Multiple Cities This June 

VOICES Alumni Reunions Organized Across Multiple Cities This June 

VOICES, a journalism career development and mentoring program for college students, is hosting a series of alumni social events across the country during the month of June. Now in its 26th year, VOICES alumni represent


Remembrance: VOICES 1996 mentor Lisa Kim Bach

Remembrance: VOICES 1996 mentor Lisa Kim Bach

The AAJA VOICES family would like to offer our condolences to the family and friends of former VOICES mentor Lisa Kim Bach, an editor and longtime reporter at the Las Vegas Review-Journal, who died April 20. She was 49. Colleagues and


Meet the staff for VOICES 2016 

Meet the staff for VOICES 2016 

VOICES has selected its 2016 faculty staff for the upcoming Las Vegas convention. These journalists will volunteer their time to mentor, edit and coach VOICES student participants in the months prior to the convention,


EXTENDED: Apply for VOICES 2016 Today

EXTENDED: Apply for VOICES 2016 Today

The 2016 VOICES program will take place August 8 – 13 during the week of the 2016 National Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. THE APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS PASSED About VOICES 2016 VOICES serves as a multimedia journalism