AAJA Member News: December 2013 Roundup

katherine kamKatherine 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 on how to report on mental health issues accurately, without increasing stigma. For Kam’s year-long fellowship project, she wrote a three-part series on mental health in Asian American students. The stories were published through New America Media and syndicated to multiple ethnic news organizations. Read part one of the series here.



emma carewEmma Carew Grovum (AAJA-Washington, D.C.) joined Foreign Policy magazine on November 18. Previously of The Chronicle of Philanthropy (also in Washington), Carew Grovum is now FP’s homepage and social media editor, overseeing the newly redesigned website and brands. Emma continues to serve on the AAJA-DC board as Vice President for Digital Media and is in her second year co-chairing convention programming.