Apply for Voices 2020

The 2020 Voices program will take place July 26 - August 1 during the week of the 2020 AAJA National Convention in Washington, DC. All selected participants must be available for travel (from within the U.S.) during those dates. The deadline to apply is Sunday, March 22 at 11:59 PM PST.   ...

Apply Today for JCamp 2020

JCAMP 2020: JULY 5-10, WASHINGTON DC   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 and data journalism. Sessions and workshops are led by...

Apply for ELP 2020

   
AAJA is excited to announce the call for applications for the 2020 Executive Leadership Program.   ABOUT ELP The ELP leadership seminar is for any professional journalist who is interested in moving ahead in the workplace and developing the skills to achieve goals small and large, professional and personal. ELP...

Call for 2019 Affinity Group Applications

   
We invite you to apply as an AAJA Affinity Group dedicated to specific career interests or focus areas. Applications are now open and are due Monday, Dec. 16.   An Affinity Group is a group of AAJA members organized by vocation and/or interest. They are led by a director or co-directors,...

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...