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...

The Latest from the CJ Project: Albuquerque to Scale Back on Misdemeanor Arrests

     
In the latest story from the CJ Project, Mary Hudetz reports on a recent order from Albuquerque police chief to scale back on minor, nonviolent offenses. Criminal justice reform advocates nationwide have focused on reducing arrests and prosecutions for non-violent infractions — including panhandling, prostitution...

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:...

AAJA Launches Task Force to Aid Journalists Covering Muslim American Communities

   
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has created a new task force to develop tools to help journalists covering Muslim/Muslim American communities and current changes to U.S. immigration policies. A core tenet of AAJA’s mission is to ensure accurate and fair coverage of AAPI communities, and more broadly,...

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...