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...

Pre-Convention Google Hangout with SAG-AFTRA

   
Applying for a job at a union station? Questions about safety and security on the job? Moving to a different market? Wondering about getting an agent? Have questions about your personal service contract? AAJA’s Small Market Broadcast Journalists Group (AASMBJ) will be hosting a pre-convention Live Google Hangout...

The Latest From the CJ Project: UNM's Student-Run New Mexico News Port

   
New Mexico News Port, a student journalism lab at the University of New Mexico, recently published multiple stories in their Justice New Mexico series in partnership with the Criminal Justice Project. Justice New Mexico is a spring 2017 project...

Pre-Convention Google Hangout for First-Time Attendees

    
With so many workshops, sessions, receptions, and onsite recruiters to choose from, AAJA conventions can be overwhelming for first-time attendees. Join AAJA convention veterans Allyn Hoang, Ted Kim and Benjamin Pu for a live Google Hangout on Wednesday, June 21 from 7-8pm ET and learn strategies for increasing your professional opportunities at...

Member News: May 2017 Roundup

     
Paul Cheung (AAJA-New York) recently started a new position as Director of Visual Journalism at NBC News. Prior to NBC, Cheung helped pioneer VR360, automation, data journalism strategies and digital training initiatives at the Associated Press as their head of...

AAJA Chapter President Registration Challenge

  
This year, we’re kicking off a chapter presidents’ challenge for convention registrations! From June 1 - July 1, any chapter president who convinces 50 members to register will get a free convention registration for 2018. The first chapter president to reach 50 members wins a catered Philly cheese steak lunch...

AAJA Announces 2018-2019 National Officer Candidates

    
Dear AAJA Members, AAJA will be seeking a slate of new officers for the 2018-2019 term. Electronic voting will begin Wednesday, July 5 with the final results announced at the AAJA Gala Banquet on Saturday, July 29. Ballots will be sent to AAJA members who are eligible to...

UPDATE: Fox News Agrees to Consider AAPI Pitches and Guests

  
Henry Leung, right, is interviewed by FOX News correspondent Jesse Watters, whose recent piece on Chinatown is being widely criticized by Asian American groups and journalists. Leung says Watters never introduced himself as a FOX News correspondent. UPDATE:...

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2017: Who's Your #Inspirasian?

     
Who is your #inspirasian? To celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we asked journalists to name the Asian Americans who motivate them to be journalists. Share your own #inspirasian on social media, and come back throughout the month to hear about more individuals who inspire...

AAJA Board Approves Restructuring Secretary and Treasurer Positions

   
The Asian American Journalist Association’s governing board in March approved restructuring two officer positions: the Secretary will also be known as the Vice President of Communications, and the Treasurer will also be known as the Vice President of Finance. AAJA has done considerable work over the past few years to ensure that the organization is better prepared...