AAJA Announces 2018-2019 Media Access Workshops to be Held Across the U.S.


The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is excited to announce a series of free Media Access workshops to be held in select cities across the U.S. throughout 2018 to early 2019.

Supported by the Democracy Fund, AAJA’s Media Access workshops aim to teach local community leaders and nonprofits how to “get their news in the news.”

During each workshop, participants receive tips on how to work with media from a panel of local journalists. Participants will also learn how to pitch stories and write opinion pieces for submission to an editorial board. It’s a great opportunity for nonprofits, community leaders and business owners to understand the behind the scenes operations about how news stories get placed and how to become a stronger partner and resource for local journalists.

Stay tuned for workshop dates and locations.* Questions? Email AAJA Program Coordinator Justin Seiter at justins@aaja.org.



Cobo.waterfront-web_-1-ee44bc9bec.jpgDetroit, MI

Friday, February 23 — 9:00am-12:00pm

Cobo Center, Room 250AB — 1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226




AuburnAveResearchLib.jpgAtlanta, GA

Friday, May 18 — 1:00-4:00pm

Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History — 101 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303




AuburnAveResearchLib.jpgPortland, OR

Friday, September 7 – 9:00am-12:00pm 

The University of Oregon in Portland, White Stag Block – 70 Northwest Couch Street, Floor 3R, Shirley Pape Forum, Portland, OR 97209




AuburnAveResearchLib.jpgChicago, IL

Friday, October 19th – 9:00am-12:00pm

WBEZ Community Room, 848 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60611

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AuburnAveResearchLib.jpgSacramento, CA

Saturday, December 1st – 9:00am-12:00pm

Comcast, 1242 National Drive, Sacramento, CA 95834

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AuburnAveResearchLib.jpgNew York City, NY

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 9:00am-12:00pm

Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W 40th St., New York, NY 10018

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AuburnAveResearchLib.jpgWashington D.C.

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 2:00pm-5:00pm

American University School of Communication, McKinley Building Room 101.

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AuburnAveResearchLib.jpgBoston, MA

Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 9:00am-12:00pm

WGBH - Hawley Theatre, One Guest Street, Boston, MA 02135

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*Dates for future workshops subject to change.