Asian American Originals: Catherine Cruz, Radio and Television Veteran


ASIAN AMERICAN ORIGINALS: CATHERINE CRUZ, RADIO AND TELEVISION VETERAN       Catherine Cruz works for Hawaii Public Radio as a reporter and the host of The Conversation, the station’s weekday talk program. The Guam native studied communications at Santa Clara University and broadcast journalism at San Francisco State University, and spent more than thirty … Continue reading Asian American Originals: Catherine Cruz, Radio and Television Veteran

Member News: March 2019 Roundup


Leezel Tanglao (AAJA-New York) has received a non-residential fellowship with the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri, Columbia for the 2019-2020 year. She is developing a tool that will help provide a more objective, actionable and holistic view into how a news story impacts the community. Follow Leezel on Twitter at @leezeltanglao.           Lee … Continue reading Member News: March 2019 Roundup

Member News: February 2019 Roundup


MEET THE STAFF FOR 2019 Voices has selected its 2019 staff for the upcoming AAJA National Convention in Atlanta, GA from July 31-August 4. These journalists will volunteer their time to mentor, edit and coach Voices student participants in the months prior to the convention, as well as alongside the students on site. The mission … Continue reading Member News: February 2019 Roundup

Support AAJA Through Your Purchases on AmazonSmile


Looking for more ways to give back this season all while doing your holiday shopping? Want to give back to AAJA continuously throughout the year? Shop Amazon.com through AmazonSmile and AAJA will receive .5% of your eligible Amazon purchases! Visit https://smile.amazon.com/ and log in to your Amazon account. Then, search for “Asian American Journalists Association” under the charitable organization search … Continue reading Support AAJA Through Your Purchases on AmazonSmile

AAJA-Video Webinar: Instagram Video Programming


  Instagram now has 1 billion monthly active users, with over 90% of them younger than 35. If you want to attract younger audiences understanding Instagram video is essential. AAJA-Video got you covered! We’ll have our first Youtube live digital panel on Wednesday, March 6th at 8 pm EST (9 am HKT)!    Our director Dolly Li leads the conversation about … Continue reading AAJA-Video Webinar: Instagram Video Programming

Apply for Media Institute 2019


RAISE YOUR VOICE: SIGN UP FOR THE 2019 CKA MEDIA TRAINING The media needs more diverse sources. Are you one of them? Join the CKA Media Training, presented by AAJA Media Institute, on Saturday, April 13, 2019 in New York City. AAJA is proud to partner with the Council of Korean Americans, who will host a reception for all … Continue reading Apply for Media Institute 2019

Member News: January 2019 Roundup


Lison Joseph (AAJA-Philadelphia) was recently recruited by The Philadelphia Inquirer to be their deputy business editor. He was hired from The Dallas Morning News where he was an assistant business editor, working with a team of reporters who wrote about the fastest-growing sectors of the Dallas-Fort Worth economy. He started his career as a city reporter at The Times of India. Lison … Continue reading Member News: January 2019 Roundup

Apply for Voices 2019


WASHINGTON, DC — The Asian American Journalists Association is proud to announce the world premiere of Sky Blossom: Diaries of the Next Greatest Generation on November 11, 2020. Sky Blossom, named by Variety as one of the top 25 Awards Season contenders for 2021, is a raw, candid look at the 24.5 million teens and twenty-somethings caring for a veteran parent … Continue reading Apply for Voices 2019

Apply for ELP 2019 Today


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 16, 2020 AAJA 2020 Awards Ceremony & End of Year Celebration Presented by Joie Chen, Pablo Iglesias, Michelle Ye He Lee, and Nicole Dungca WASHINGTON, DC – The Asian American Journalists Association announced the 2020 awards recipients in its first-ever virtual celebration on Friday, December 11, 2020 at 8 p.m. ET. Watch … Continue reading Apply for ELP 2019 Today