AAJA Mourns the Loss of Maria Mercader

March 29, 2020 The Asian American Journalists Association sends our sympathies and condolences to the family of Maria Mercader, a longtime and beloved member of our community. Maria, 54, a cancer survivor, died Sunday...

Joint Statement Denouncing Anti-Asian Racism During Coronavirus Outbreak

March 19, 2020 From the Board of Directors of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA), with the support of the Journalism and Women Symposium (JAWS), National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ), Native American Journalists Association (NAJA), and NLGJA:...

AAJA / Getty Images Inclusion Scholarship

Apply to be Voices Program Director for 2021-2022

   
APPLY FOR THE 2021-2022 VOICES PROGRAM DIRECTOR POSITION   DEADLINE: Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 11:59PM PT   Have you ever wanted to be an integral part of the Voices college program and direct the next generation...

Yung AAJA Presents: Money Management in Tax Szn

   
It's tax season, so let's talk about money management and finances with Hannah Bae, Lauren Hardie and Karen K. Ho, who will help guide journalists through some $ dos and don'ts. The webinar, hosted by Yung AAJA and moderated by Yung AAJA director Beena Raghavendran, will cover student loans/credit cards,...

AAJA Statement on the Expulsion of Three Wall Street Journal Correspondents

The Asian American Journalists Association stands by the three Wall Street Journal correspondents whose press credentials were revoked by the Chinese government on Feb. 19. The Chinese government targeted the Journal’s deputy China bureau chief, Josh Chin, and reporters Chao Deng and Philip Wen, saying the move was punishment for...

Submit Your Work for the 2020 National Journalism Awards

   
AAJA is proud to announce the call for entries and nominations for the 20202 National Journalism Awards and the 2020 AAJA Lifetime Achievement Award. Award winners will be announced at the 2020 AAJA National Convention in Washington DC. All submissions must be made online by...

Meet your #AAJA20 Convention Programming Team + Last call for programming pitches!

   
AAJA is excited to announce Jin Ding, program manager at the International Women’s Media Foundation, and Leezel Tanglao, senior editor for membership and innovation at HuffPost, as the 2020 National Convention Programming...

AAJA Calls on News Organizations to Exercise Care in Coverage of the Coronavirus Outbreak

February 13, 2020 The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is urging journalists to exercise care in their coverage of the coronavirus outbreak in China to ensure accurate and fair portrayals of Asians and Asian Americans and to avoid fueling xenophobia and racism that have already emerged...

AAJA-Asia Welcomes Its First Director of Asia Pacific

   
The Asia chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA-Asia) is excited to announce Gilles Demptos as its first Director of Asia Pacific.  Demptos has worked over 15 years in the news media...