Diversity Groups Strongly Urge Newsrooms to Contribute to ASNE Survey

    
Austin, Texas (September 13, 2018) – A coalition of minority journalism organizations is disturbed by a lack of participation in the American Society of News Editors’ (ASNE) annual diversity survey. The coalition strongly urges media companies to participate in this important annual project. The coalition consists of...

AAJA Announces 2019 Senior Vice President Candidate

   
AAJA is holding a special election to fill the remainder of Michelle Ye Hee Lee's 2019 term as AAJA Senior Vice President. Michelle was recently elected to serve as AAJA National President for the 2019-2020 term. The Senior Vice President shall oversee directors of platforms and...

Member News: August 2018 Roundup

   
Sewell Chan (AAJA-Los Angeles) has been named a deputy managing editor at The Los Angeles Times. In this position, he will supervise a team of journalists responsible for initiating coverage and developing content for its digital,...

Apply for Catalyst 2018: AAJA's Media Entrepreneurship Program

   
Applications are now open for Catalyst, a three-day boot camp for founders of color who want to learn how to fund and launch their own media products. The program is scheduled to take place November 8-10, 2018 at the Craig Newmark Graduate School...

9 Story Ideas About Eid Your Newsroom Can Do This Week

    
This week in the United States more than 3 million people will be celebrating a less publicized holiday: Eid al-Adha. Eid al-Adha, which translates to festival of sacrifice, is the second and most important of two Islamic holidays. It marks the end of...

Call for Nominations: AAJA Special Election for Senior Vice President

     
AAJA is holding a special election to fill the remainder of Michelle Ye Hee Lee's 2019 term as AAJA Senior Vice President. Michelle was recently elected to serve as AAJA National President for the 2019-2020 term. The Senior Vice President shall oversee directors of platforms and...

AAJA MediaWatch and MATF Respond to New Mexico Compound Coverage

   
The Asian American Journalists Association’s MediaWatch Committee and Muslim American Task Force are troubled by recent coverage of the New Mexico compound raid where authorities charged Siraj Ibn Wahhaj and four others with child abuse. Wahhaj is the son of Siraj Wahhaj, a Muslim cleric...

Meet Your New Officers for 2019-2020

   
Michelle Ye Hee Lee, Pia Sarkar and Ted Han were elected by AAJA members to serve as National President, Vice President of Civic Engagement and Vice President of Finance, respectively, for the 2019-2020 term beginning January 1, 2019. The election results were announced Saturday, August 11 at the 2018...

2018 Media Access Portland Workshop

   
How can your nonprofit or community-based organization promote your work, draw media attention and highlight your mission?   The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA), with the support of the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication in Portland, is hosting a FREE Media Access Workshop for organizations like yours...

Join us for #AAJA19 in Atlanta, GA!

     
  Save the dates! Join us for the 2019 AAJA National Convention July 31 - August 3, 2019 at the Loews Atlanta Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia! More information to come.  ...