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. Catalyst mentors...

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 registration will...

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...