AAJA-LA and AAJA National Statement on the Arrest of Josie Huang

September 13, 2020 On Saturday night, Sept. 12, AAJA-LA member and KPCC/LAist reporter Josie Huang was arrested by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies for allegedly “obstructing justice.” Huang was covering the shooting of two deputies in Compton. She was released overnight with visible bruises, KPCC reported. ...

AAJA & SAJA Issue Guidance on Coverage of VP Nominee Sen. Kamala Harris and Her Racial Identity

The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) and the South Asian Journalists Association (SAJA) urge contextualized and comprehensive news coverage around the racial identity of Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris. The proper way of characterizing someone’s racial or ethnic background, particularly when that background is...

AAJA Welcomes New Officers for 2021-2022 Term

   
AAJA is proud to welcome the new slate of officers for the 2021-2022 term! Here are the officers-elect: Michelle Ye Hee LeePresidentNational Political Accountability and Enterprise Reporter, The Washington Post The president shall be the chief executive officer of the corporation...

AAJA Elections FAQs

   
With the 2021-2022 elections under way, AAJA is committed to ensuring a free and fair process. We are taking all questions and concerns from members seriously and working hard to address them in a timely manner. Based on common questions we’ve received, we have compiled FAQs on how...

AAJA ANNOUNCES 2021-2022 NATIONAL OFFICER CANDIDATES

   
    Dear AAJA Members,  AAJA will be seeking a slate of new officers for the 2021-2022 term. Electronic voting will begin Wednesday, July 22 at 5pm ET with the final results announced at the first...

AAJA mourns loss of longtime member Jessie Mangaliman

   
The Asian American Journalists Association is saddened by the death of Jessie Mangaliman, a former journalist and longtime member of the AAJA family. Mangaliman, 63, died on July 20, according to friends. ...

AAJA Seeks New Officers for 2021-2022

   
AAJA will be seeking a slate of new officers for the 2021-2022 term. We will be electing a President, a Vice President of Finance, and a Vice President of Civic Engagement. Nominations are due no later than Monday July 20, no later than 8 p.m. ET....

#AAJA20 Frequently Asked Questions

   
Register for #AAJA20 today!   Festival basics Why is it called AAJA Fest, and how is it different from previous years?  When will I be able to access the platform and is...

AAJA Announces New Voices Directors for 2021-2022

   
The Asian American Journalists Association is pleased to announce Brian Nguyen and Maya Srikrishnan as the next AAJA Voices directors. AAJA Voices is a journalism training fellowship for college and graduate students. Student fellows from...

Save the date for our first-ever virtual AAJA Fest, August 9-15, 2020!

   
We are excited to announce that #AAJA20 is going virtual! Save the date for our first-ever virtual AAJA Fest, August 9-15, 2020! Thank you foryour patience and understanding as we navigated the complexity of planning in uncertain circumstances. The onset of the pandemic and its continued...