Student Leaders Selected for JCamp 2018

   
Media Contact:Yvonne Leow, AAJA National PresidentEmail: yvonnel@aaja.org San Francisco, CA – The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has selected talented high school students from across the country to participate in JCamp, a six-day multicultural journalism training...

Asian Pacific Heritage Month 2018: Who's your #inspirasian?

   
It's Asian Pacific Heritage Month, and the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is celebrating those phenomenal Asian Americans who inspire our members to do their jobs. We'll share some of our #inspirasians throughout the month, complete with original essays and artwork honoring them. Share your own #inspirasians on social media...

The Latest from The CJ Project: The Border Patrol Files

  
In the latest from The CJ Project, reporter Sarah Macaraeg looks into abuses by the largest federal law enforcement agency, the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and the communities affected by their jurisdiction. Read the three stories published in the Guardian's "Border...

Member News: April 2018 Roundup

    
Julianne Chiaet (AAJA-New York) recently joined Mic's branded content team as their newsletter writer for GE's tech and innovation newsletter, The GE Brief. Previously, she worked at Healthcasts, a media platform for doctors, running their blog and editing...

AAJA kicks off search for next executive director

  
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is searching for our next executive director to lead the organization. In April, AAJA Executive Director Kathy Chow announced she will be resigning from the position after eight years of leadership. Read a message from Kathy...

Apply for Media Institute 2018

  
Raise Your Voice: Sign up for the 2018 AAJA Media Institute The media needs more diverse sources. Are you one of them? Join the AAJA Media Institute for an intense two-and-a-half-day workshop that will coach you on how to tell your story...

Meet the Staff for Voices 2018

   
Voices has selected its 2018 staff for the upcoming AAJA National Convention in Houston, TX from August 6-11. 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 of...

Local Charities to Check Out During #AAJA18

    
AAJA is currently planning a special service project day for all attendees as part of the 2018 National Convention in Houston, TX as a way to give back to the local community. Stay tuned for more updates! In the meantime, convention...

Meet the Voices Class of 2018

   
Voices is celebrating its 28th anniversary in 2018 at the annual AAJA National Convention in Houston, August 8-11. For more than two decades, Voices has had a long track record of placing alumni and mentors in jobs with national and international media, including the Dallas Morning News, National Public Radio,...

A Message from AAJA’s Executive Director and Governing Board

  
After eight years as Executive Director of the Asian American Journalists Association, I am submitting my resignation. I am proud of my tenure and honored to have worked with such passionate and dedicated journalists. You have challenged and inspired me.