AAJA Announces 2020-2021 National Officer Candidates

   
Dear AAJA Members,   AAJA will be seeking a slate of new officers for the 2020-2021 term. Electronic voting will begin Tuesday, July 16 with the final results announced at the AAJA Gala Banquet at #AAJA19 in Atlanta, GA on Saturday,...

Member News: June 2019 Roundup

  
Talal Ansari (AAJA-New York) was recently hired as a reporter at The Wall Street Journal, covering U.S. news. Prior to joining The Journal, he was a reporter for BuzzFeed News in New York City for four...

Career Spotlight: Daniella Zalcman

   
  Join AAJA Women & Non-Binary Voices on Thursday, June 20 at 1pm ET / 10am PT for our second session in the career spotlight series with a conversation...

Asian American Originals: Andrea Nguyen, food writer extraordinaire

   
Andrea Nguyen is a culinary writer and editor. One of her books, "The Pho Cookbook" was awarded a 2018 James Beard award, and her most recent cookbook is called "Vietnamese Food Any Day." She has written...

AAJA Invites Creators of Color to Represent! at #AAJA19, Featuring Screening and Panel with George Takei

   
ATLANTA, Ga. — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) will host an all-day training event for creators of color on Aug. 3, 2019, to increase the representation of diverse storytellers and content-makers in entertainment and news media. The event, “Represent!”, is a celebration of diversity,...

Asian American Originals: Juliana Reyes, Local Reporting Star

   
Juliana Reyes works as a work and labor reporter at the Philadelphia Inquirer. She previously edited and reported for Technical.ly, a Philadelphia-based media startup focused on the tech industry. A three-time Philadelphia News Award winner, Reyes graduated from...

Student Leaders Selected for JCamp 2019

   
Media Contact:Naomi Tacuyan UnderwoodAAJA Executive DirectorEmail: naomitu@aaja.org San Francisco, CA – The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has selected 42 talented students from high schools across the U.S. to participate in JCamp...

Asian American Originals: Catherine Cruz, Radio and Television Veteran

   
  Catherine Cruz works for Hawaii Public Radio as a reporter and the host of The Conversation, the station's weekday talk program. The Guam native studied communications at Santa Clara University and broadcast journalism at San...

Meet the Staff for 2019

   
Voices has selected its 2019 staff for the upcoming AAJA National Convention in Atlanta, GA from July 31-August 4. 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...

Asian American Originals: Kathy Tu and Tobin Low, podcast pioneers

   
  Kathy Tu and Tobin Low are the co-hosts and co-managing editors of the weekly WNYC podcast, “Nancy,” which delves into stories and conversations about the LGBTQ culture and experience. Tu has worked for Radiolab, the...