AAJA Announces New Executive Director

   
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is thrilled to welcome Naomi Tacuyan Underwood as its next executive director. Underwood joins AAJA from the Washington, D.C.-based Faith & Politics Institute, where she served as director of programs. She has over a decade of experience...

Submit Your Work for the 2019 AAJA National Journalism and Special Awards

   
AAJA is proud to announce the call for entries and nominations for the 2019 National Journalism Awards and the 2019 AAJA Lifetime Achievement Award. Award winners will be announced at the 2019 AAJA National Convention in Atlanta. All submissions must be made online by March...

Apply Today for JCamp 2019

   
Georgia Public BroadcastingJuly 27 - August 1, 2019   JCamp is a six-day intensive, multicultural journalism training program for high school students. Students learn from professional journalists and get hands-on training in writing, reporting, photography, television and radio broadcasting, online media...

A New Year's Message from AAJA President Michelle Lee

    
Pictured from left to right: incoming Senior Vice President Ramy Inocencio, outgoing National President Yvonne Leow, incoming National President Michelle Lee, Vice President of Communications Nicole Dungca, Vice President of Civic Engagement Pia Sarkar, and incoming Vice...

AAJA Statement on the Arrest of Philippine Journalist Maria Ressa

   
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is closely monitoring the judicial proceedings in the Philippines against long-time journalist and award-winning reporter Maria Ressa. Ressa is the CEO and founder of Rappler.com, 2018 Time Person...

JCamp: The Teachers Edition

   
For the first time, the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is offering a new, one-day workshop based on JCamp, its long-running program for high-school journalists. This one’s for the teachers. Any high-school instructor looking to start a journalism program or dramatically upgrade its current approach is...

Member News: December 2018 Roundup

   
Bo Kovitz (AAJA-San Francisco Bay Area) is a documentary filmmaker and journalist whose work explores issues in social justice, criminal justice and public health. She was recently named a Marlon T. Riggs Fellow at the UC Berkeley...

A Message from Outgoing AAJA President Yvonne Leow

    
Pictured from left to right: incoming Senior Vice President Ramy Inocencio, outgoing National President Yvonne Leow, incoming National President Michelle Lee, Vice President of Communications Nicole Dungca, Vice President of Civic Engagement Pia Sarkar, and incoming Vice...

'Year In Review' Google Hangout with Nielsen

   
With so much happening over the course of 2018, AAJA has teamed up with Nielsen to look back at the top trends and highlights of 2018 and get a peek at what's in store for 2019! From Crazy, Rich Asians to crazy midterm elections...

Member News: November 2018 Roundup

  
Saeed Ahmed (AAJA-Atlanta) was recently selected to be one of 25 journalists participating in the 2018 Poynter-NABJ Leadership Academy for Diversity in Digital Media. Ahmed conceived, and now leads, the trending team at CNN Digital which produces stories...