AAJA Invites Creators of Color to Represent! at #AAJA19, Featuring Screening and Panel with George Takei

   
ATLANTA, Ga. — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) will host an all-day training event for creators of color on Aug. 3, 2019, to increase the representation of diverse storytellers and content-makers in entertainment and news media. The event, “Represent!”, is a celebration of diversity,...

Asian American Originals: Juliana Reyes, Local Reporting Star

   
Juliana Reyes works as a work and labor reporter at the Philadelphia Inquirer. She previously edited and reported for Technical.ly, a Philadelphia-based media startup focused on the tech industry. A three-time Philadelphia News Award winner, Reyes graduated from...

Student Leaders Selected for JCamp 2019

   
Media Contact:Naomi Tacuyan UnderwoodAAJA Executive DirectorEmail: naomitu@aaja.org San Francisco, CA – The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has selected 42 talented students from high schools across the U.S. to participate in JCamp...

Asian American Originals: Catherine Cruz, Radio and Television Veteran

   
  Catherine Cruz works for Hawaii Public Radio as a reporter and the host of The Conversation, the station's weekday talk program. The Guam native studied communications at Santa Clara University and broadcast journalism at San...

Meet the Staff for 2019

   
Voices has selected its 2019 staff for the upcoming AAJA National Convention in Atlanta, GA from July 31-August 4. These journalists will volunteer their time to mentor, edit and coach Voices student participants in the months prior to the convention, as well as alongside the students on site. The mission...

Asian American Originals: Kathy Tu and Tobin Low, podcast pioneers

   
  Kathy Tu and Tobin Low are the co-hosts and co-managing editors of the weekly WNYC podcast, “Nancy,” which delves into stories and conversations about the LGBTQ culture and experience. Tu has worked for Radiolab, the...

Meet the Voices Class of 2019

   
Voices is celebrating its 29th anniversary in 2019 at the annual AAJA National Convention in Atlanta, GA, July 31 - August 3. For more than two decades, Voices has had a long track record of placing alumni and mentors in jobs with national and international media, including the Dallas Morning...

Career Spotlight: Seung Min Kim

   
  Join AAJA Women & Non-Binary Voices on Wednesday, May 8 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT as we kick off our career spotlight series with a conversation with Seung Min Kim, White House...

Asian American Originals: Jeff Yang, trailblazing columnist

   
  Jeff Yang has been a columnist for the Wall Street Journal, was founder and publisher of the groundbreaking Asian American publication A. Magazine, and contributes to CNN Opinion and Inkstone, the digital magazine of the...

Asian American Originals

   
To celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is highlighting inspirational members of the community across the country. Check back every Wednesday this May, and hear from true Asian American and Pacific Islander originals -- innovative and pioneering Asian Americans who are changing...