AAJA Commemorates 40 Years Since the Murder of Vincent Chin and Honors Our Vincent Chin Memorial Scholarship Recipients


Meet Abigail Lee and celebrate past recipients, donate to our scholarship fund As the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) reflects on the 40th anniversary of the murder of Vincent Chin, we are proud to announce Abigail Lee as the 2022 winner of this year’s AAJA Vincent Chin Memorial Scholarship. Lee also previously received AAJA’s Mary … Continue reading AAJA Commemorates 40 Years Since the Murder of Vincent Chin and Honors Our Vincent Chin Memorial Scholarship Recipients

AAJA Launches 2022 Community Awards; Call for Nominations Closes June 30


The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is excited to launch our 2022 Community Awards! The Community Awards seek to honor the best of AAJA and recognize those in our community – members, chapters, affinity groups and changemakers – who have gone above and beyond to leave a meaningful impact on AAJA over the past two … Continue reading AAJA Launches 2022 Community Awards; Call for Nominations Closes June 30

AAJA Announces 2022 Internship and Fellowship Recipients with NBC News, ABC News and ESPN


The Asian American Journalists Association is thrilled to announce internship and fellowship recipients with several organizations that we are proud to partner with on opportunities for young professionals. Our NBC News Summer Fellow is Daniel Lam, our ABC News/Alexa Valiente Memorial Intern is Myra Wu and our ESPN/AAJA Sports Task Force Intern is Justin Estuart.  … Continue reading AAJA Announces 2022 Internship and Fellowship Recipients with NBC News, ABC News and ESPN

AAJA Announces 2022 Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship and CIC/Anna Chennault Recipients


The Asian American Journalists Association is proud to announce the five recipients of this year’s Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship: Angelique Chen, Sriharsha Devulapalli, Minju Kim, Mingson Lau and Siqi “Karen” Wang. All recipients will receive $10,000 each to use toward their college tuition. Minju Kim is also our Center for International Cooperation/Anna Chennault Scholarship recipient. In … Continue reading AAJA Announces 2022 Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship and CIC/Anna Chennault Recipients

Student Leaders Selected for JCamp 2022


WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has selected 25 talented students from high schools across the U.S. to participate in JCamp 2022. The annual weeklong multicultural journalism training program, which celebrates its 22nd anniversary this year, will take place July 23 to 29 at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los … Continue reading Student Leaders Selected for JCamp 2022

AAJA VOICES Announces 2022 Students and Editors


After a competitive application process, AAJA is proud to announce the students and mentors selected to participate in the 2022 VOICES program. This year’s cohort will create long-form journalistic projects virtually with the guidance of the VOICES program leads and mentors, culminating with an in-person presentation at the #AAJA22 Convention. We cannot wait to see … Continue reading AAJA VOICES Announces 2022 Students and Editors

AAJA Announces Fiscal Sponsorship Agreement with The Yappie


The Volunteer-Powered Publication, Which Looks To “Inform And Empower” AAPI Communities, Will Help Advance AAJA’s Strategic Priorities And Support Student Journalism. The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) announced on Friday, May 13, 2022, that it will become the fiscal sponsor for The Yappie, a nonpartisan publication dedicated to tracking the rise of Asian American and Pacific Islander … Continue reading AAJA Announces Fiscal Sponsorship Agreement with The Yappie

AAJA Announces 2022 Internship Grant Winners: Anjali Huynh Receives William Woo, Omar Rashad Receives Stanford Chen


The Asian American Journalists Association is proud to announce two of our 2022 internship grant recipients. Anjali Huynh is the recipient of the William Woo Print and Online News Internship Grant and Omar Rashad is the recipient of the Stanford Chen Internship Grant. Our internship grants provide financial assistance to students completing a journalism internship.  … Continue reading AAJA Announces 2022 Internship Grant Winners: Anjali Huynh Receives William Woo, Omar Rashad Receives Stanford Chen

AAJA Broadcast Snapshot Finds Underrepresentation of AAPIs in Local TV News in Top 20 Media Markets


The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is releasing the preliminary findings from a broadcast snapshot analyzing the number of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) reporters, anchors, meteorologists and hosts working in local television newsrooms across the nation.  AAJA examined AAPI representation across major metropolitan areas by comparing the demographics of the top 20 TV media markets, … Continue reading AAJA Broadcast Snapshot Finds Underrepresentation of AAPIs in Local TV News in Top 20 Media Markets