Member News: January 2018 Roundup


Hannah-Bae.jpegHannah Bae (AAJA-New York) will have her work published in the forthcoming book, "(Don’t) Call Me Crazy: 30+ Voices Start The Conversation About Mental Health" (Algonquin Young Readers). The book, which will be released October 2, is an anthology on mental health for young adults. Hannah's essay delves into the issue from the Korean-American perspective and will be published alongside the work of Kristen Bell, Nancy Kerrigan, Gemma Correll and more. Hannah currently serves as the president of AAJA-New York, as a co-lead of the AAJA Mentorship Council and is a 2014 graduate of AAJA's Executive Leadership Program. Follow Hannah on Twitter at @hanbae.





jaeah-lee.JPGJaeah Lee (AAJA-San Francisco Bay Area) is an independent journalist and a board member of AAJA’s San Francisco Bay Area chapter. She was recently announced as a 2018 recipient of the Heising-Simons Foundation's American Mosaic Journalism Prize. Jaeah has written about criminal justice and inequality for publications including California Sunday, Mother Jones, VICE News and Pop Up Magazine. She was a 2017 Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) Schuster Institute Social Justice Investigative Reporting Fellow at Brandeis University and a 2017 Restorative Narrative Fellow with Images & Voices of Hope. She lives and works in San Francisco. Follow Jaeah on Twitter at @jaeahjlee.





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