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...

Rebranding AAJA For Tomorrow

    
Since January, AAJA's leadership team has been working tirelessly to answer one question: What does it mean to be a part of AAJA? We know our members are fiercely talented, community-driven journalists who are making an impact in the news industry every day, but our brand needed to better...

Meet the New Governing Board Members for 2017 Term

      
Julia B. Chan, digital editor at Reveal and the Center for Investigative Reporting, and Sameer Rao, culture reporter at Colorlines, have been elected to serve on the AAJA Governing Board. Chan and Rao are replacing Lauren Hardie, previous at-large chapter representative and Joy Lim Nakrin, previous small- and medium-chapter representative,...

AAJA Mourns the Loss of Journalist Alex Tizon

     
SAN FRANCISCO – The Asian American Journalists Association is saddened by the death of journalist Alex Tizon. Tizon, a journalist and University of Oregon professor who won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting while at The Seattle Times, died on Thursday at the age of 57. Tizon was one of three Seattle...