Michelle Lee, Ramy Inocencio and Nicole Dungca were elected by AAJA members to serve as Senior Vice President, Vice President of Journalism Programs and Vice President of Communications/Secretary, respectively, for the 2018-2019 term beginning January 1, 2018. The election results were announced July 29, 2017 at the 2017 AAJA National Convention gala scholarship & awards banquet in Philadelphia.
AAJA SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT-ELECT: MICHELLE YE HEE LEE
Michelle Ye Hee Lee is a reporter at The Washington Post and writes for The Washington Post Fact Checker, digging for the truth beyond political rhetoric. Her coverage focuses President Trump, Congress and other national political issues. Previously, Michelle was an investigative reporter at The Arizona Republic, covering public money, regulatory loopholes and state and local politics. For her investigation into Arizona's failures in tracking and monitoring homeless sex offenders, she was named a finalist for the Livingston Awards for Young Journalists. She is senior vice president of AAJA and a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE).
AAJA VICE PRESIDENT OF JOURNALISM PROGRAMS-ELECT: RAMY INOCENCIO
Ramy Inocencio is an award-winning, New York-based anchor and correspondent for Bloomberg Television, Radio and Podcast. On Bloomberg Television, he reports and anchors for the Asia-Pacific's weekday morning show Bloomberg Daybreak Asia, bridging the U.S. market close when Asia's market opens. On Bloomberg Radio, Ramy has been the voice of First Word for New York, Boston and San Francisco during the U.S. trading day. He also launched and anchors two daily podcasts, Daybreak Asia and Daybreak Australia. A global journalist with 15 years of experience across the U.S. and Asia, Ramy has also worked for the Wall Street Journal, CNN International, CBS News, Channel NewsAsia in Singapore and CCTV International in Beijing. He lives in Manhattan with his partner, Taiwanese classical pianist Hsin-I Huang, and their South Korean rescue dog, Cooper. This year, Ramy also proudly celebrates with AAJA his decade anniversary as a member.
AAJA VICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS/SECRETARY-ELECT: NICOLE DUNGCA
Nicole Dungca is an investigative reporter at The Boston Globe, where she previously covered transportation. A Bay Area native and Brown University graduate, she has also written for The Oregonian, The Times-Picayune and The Providence Journal. She has served as chapter president for AAJA-Portland, as national advisory board representative and as national secretary.