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

AAJA Announces Amber Xiaozhi Chen as Recipient of Mary Moy Quon Ing Memorial Scholarship


The Asian American Journalists Association is proud to announce Amber Xiaozhi Chen as the 2022 winner of the Mary Moy Quon Ing Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship was established by the first Asian American editor at the Washington Post, Dorothy Ing Russell, in honor of her mother Mary Moy Quon Ing. It awards $2,000 to a … Continue reading AAJA Announces Amber Xiaozhi Chen as Recipient of Mary Moy Quon Ing Memorial Scholarship

AAJA Announces 2022 Executive Leadership Program Cohort


The Asian American Journalists Association is pleased to announce our 2022 U.S. Executive Leadership Program (ELP) cohort. After careful consideration, 20 mid-career journalists were selected to be part of this signature program. Over the course of the next few months, they’ll level up their management, leadership and professional development skills through hybrid learning, including in-person … Continue reading AAJA Announces 2022 Executive Leadership Program Cohort

Citing “Crushing Resistance,” AAJA Joins Journalism Groups in Asking Pulitzers to Require Transparency on Diversity


The Asian American Journalists Association joins OpenNews, The NewsGuild-CWA and more than 50 organizations representing journalists across the U.S. who are calling on the Pulitzer Prizes to make participation in an annual diversity survey a condition of eligibility for awards. The group is a mix of professional journalism associations, labor unions and publishers and includes … Continue reading Citing “Crushing Resistance,” AAJA Joins Journalism Groups in Asking Pulitzers to Require Transparency on Diversity

AAJA Announces Daniel Lam as Recipient of AAJA/White House Correspondents’ Association Scholarship


The Asian American Journalists Association is proud to announce Daniel Lam as the 2022 winner of the joint AAJA/White House Correspondents’ Association Scholarship. After careful consideration, winners were selected from a pool of highly qualified and competitive candidates who have demonstrated passion and expertise in different areas of journalism. Daniel is one of 31 students … Continue reading AAJA Announces Daniel Lam as Recipient of AAJA/White House Correspondents’ Association Scholarship

Pacific Islander Task Force Announces NAJA-AAJA Journalism Scholarship


The Asian American Journalists Association Pacific Islander Task Force is excited to announce a new scholarship fund to support Pacific Islander students and journalists in their careers in partnership with the Native American Journalists Association.  The funding is intended to help Indigenous peoples of the Pacific, including Polynesians, Micronesians and Melanesians, pursue careers in journalism, … Continue reading Pacific Islander Task Force Announces NAJA-AAJA Journalism Scholarship