Member News: October 2017 Roundup

   
Gene Kang (AAJA-Los Angeles) is thrilled to live his dream as a TV reporter for NBC4 Los Angeles/KNBC-TV. He previously worked for CBS News 8 in San Diego and received a 2015 Emmy award for breaking news coverage of the Cocos...

Join AAJA for Giving Tuesday 2017

   
Join AAJA on Tuesday, November 28 for #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back to causes you support. To bring the journalism community together, AAJA is launching a November campaign highlighting AAJA's student programs AAJA's student programs, JCamp and VOICES. Each day we'll...

Announcing the Catalyst Class of 2017

   
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is proud to announce the following fellows who will be participating in the first Catalyst: Elevating Media Founders of Color entrepreneurship program taking place from November 9-11, 2017 at NYC's Media Lab in Brooklyn. Catalyst is a three-day boot camp for founders of...

Member News: September 2017 Roundup

   
Peter Bhatia (AAJA-Michigan) has recently been named editor of the Detroit Free Press. Previously, he was the editor of the Cincinnati Enquirer and served as a regional editor for the USA Today Network's Ohio region. Prior to...

2018 National Convention Programming Co-Chairs Announce Call for Committee Members

   
AAJA is excited to announce Frank Bi, editorial engineer at Vox Media, and Aimee Cho, multimedia reporter and journalist at NBC Washington, as the 2018 National Convention programming committee co-chairs.    Frank Bi is an editorial engineer at Vox Media's SB Nation in New...

Apply for Catalyst: AAJA’s Media Entrepreneurship Program

   
Applications are now open for Catalyst, a three-day boot camp for founders of color who want to learn how to fund and launch their own media products. The program is scheduled to take place November 9-11, 2017 at NYC’s Media Lab 2 MetroTech Center in Brooklyn, NY.  We’re...

USA Today’s Alysha Tsuji to Host AAJA Sports Task Force Facebook Live Mentoring Session

    
Alysha Tsuji is a sports journalist with a unique beat.  While most sports journalists cover athletes while they’re competing, Tsuji covers athletes when they’re on their phones. She has carved out a niche as a sports Snapchat and...

Member News: August 2017 Roundup

  
Julia B. Chan (AAJA-San Francisco) recently began a new position as the director of audience at Mother Jones, where she now leads new digital and engagement initiatives. She was previously the digital editor at The Center for Investigative Reporting where she managed content...

#AAJA18 Hotel and Dates Announced

   
AAJA is excited to announce that the 2018 National Convention will take place in Houston, TX at the Marriott Marquis Houston from August 8-11, 2018. Save the date! Early bird...

Meet Your New Officers for 2018-2019

    
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...