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...

Pranav Iyer Wins 2020 ESPN - AAJA Sports Task Force Internship

   
The Asian American Journalists Association is proud to announce Pranav Iyer as the 2020 recipient of the ESPN - AAJA Sports Task Force internship.

AAJA Condemns the Conviction of Rappler Co-Founder Maria Ressa on Cyber Libel Charges

   
June 15, 2020 The Asian American Journalists Association joins the AAJA-Asia chapter in condemning a Manila court decision to convict Rappler co-founder and executive editor, Maria Ressa, and Reynaldo Santos, former senior writer at Rappler, of cyber...

AAJA National Board’s Message to Members on Allyship for Our Black Colleagues

June 4, 2020 The Asian American Journalists Association stands in solidarity with our black colleagues during this challenging time. Just as we stand up to racism against Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, we stand up to racism against the black community, including the targeted and violent actions toward journalists of...

AAJA Joins Press Freedom Groups in Calling for Journalists' Rights and Safety

June 2, 2020 The Asian American Journalists Association joins press freedom groups calling for journalists' rights and safety in light of incidents related to nationwide protests. Over the past two days, AAJA signed on to letters led by the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and the National Press...

AAJA Condemns Arrest of CNN Crew While Covering Protests in Minneapolis

The Asian American Journalists Association condemns the Friday morning arrests of CNN crew members, including reporter Omar Jimenez, while they were on the job. The crew was arrested while reporting live on the ongoing protests in Minneapolis over the death of George Floyd, and was released about an hour...

2020 National Convention Update

  
We're excited to provide you with updates about #AAJA20 soon! Until then, we're taking down our registration website so you don't have to worry about meeting any deadlines. We're working hard to ensure that what we are planning for the rest of...

Lisa Vogl On Why Muslims Need To Understand Domestic Abuse

   
This Muslim.co feature is in partnership with Asian American Journalist Associations’ Muslim American Task Force with the mission to uplift...

Sadaf Jaffer: Combatting Coronavirus And Crossing Unexpected Life Milestones

  
This Muslim.co feature is in partnership with Asian American Journalist Associations’ Muslim American Task Force with the mission...

Muslim-American Maha Elgenaidi On Advocacy And Experience

   
This Muslim.co feature is in partnership with Asian American Journalist Associations’ Muslim American Task Force with the mission to uplift Muslim community members.   Meet Maha Elgenaidi, a well-established American Muslim advocate. She is the Founder and Executive Director of