My Resume Never Mentions I Was Daddy’s Caregiver

   
by Caroline Cao Winning submission to AAJA’s Caregiving Contest 2019, with the generous support of AARP   “I want you to put caregiving on your resume,” my Daddy muttered from the deathbed. He must have seen my perplexed reaction because he added, “Caroline,...

Taking care of our tough immigrant moms across four generations, well, trying to

   
by Frances Kai-Hwa Wang Winning submission to AAJA’s Caregiving Contest 2019, with the generous support of AARP   My mother almost accidentally complimented my cooking when she was sick. “Kai-Hwa’s youfan is very gggoo…..okay.” She turned that sentence around on half a syllable,...

A Strength Supreme: When Stubborn Elders Resist Safety Concerns

   
by Sarah Eden Wallace Winning submission to AAJA’s Caregiving Contest 2019, with the generous support of AARP   My mother and I were chatting after I’d stopped by for tea (and to check on her -- she still lives on her own at...

Announcing the Inaugural ELP Asia Class

   
AAJA’s Executive Leadership Program (ELP) is dedicated to developing the next generation of journalists who can lead in uncertain times and build a sustainable future for journalism. In today’s changing media landscape, it is vital that leaders are equipped for addressing the responsibilities and challenges of serving our increasingly diverse...

Career Spotlight: Wudan Yan

   
Join AAJA Women & Non-Binary Voices on Monday, November 18 at 4 pm ET /1 pm PT for our career spotlight conversation with Wudan Yan, independent journalist based in Seattle. Shirley Qiu, co-director of AAJA Women & Non-Binary Voices, will moderate a Q&A with Wudan, starting with questions about her...

Congratulations to the 2019 Caregiving Contest Winners

   
Each year 40 million family caregivers in the U.S. provide critical support to adults with a chronic, disabling, or otherwise serious health condition. For the second year, AARP and the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) partnered to bring to light personal journeys of AAJA members...

Career Spotlight: Corinne Chin

   
Join AAJA Women & Non-Binary Voices on Monday, November 4 at 7 pm ET /4 pm PT for our career spotlight conversation with Corinne Chin, Senior Video Journalist at the Seattle Times. Jin Ding, co-director of AAJA Women & Non-Binary Voices, will moderate a Q&A with Corinne, starting with questions...

Apply for Catalyst 2020

   
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 January 29-31, 2020 at Northwestern University in San Francisco. We’re looking for people who...

AAJA Catalyst Entrepreneurs Update

   
AAJA Catalyst Entrepreneurs Update AAJA’s Catalyst entrepreneurship program was launched in 2017 for founders of color who want to learn how to fund and launch their own media products. Application for the next Catalyst bootcamp will be out soon. SAVE THE DATES: Jan. 29, 2020 to Jan. 31,...

Career Spotlight: Laurel Chor

   
Join AAJA Women & Non-Binary Voices on Tuesday, October 22 at 9pm ET / 6pm PT for our career spotlight conversation with Laurel Chor, an award-winning freelance journalist from Hong Kong. Most recently she has been covering the Hong Kong protests for EPA, AFP, Getty and the New York Times. Shirley...