A Message from AAJA’s Executive Director and Governing Board

  
After eight years as Executive Director of the Asian American Journalists Association, I am submitting my resignation. I am proud of my tenure and honored to have worked with such passionate and dedicated journalists. You have challenged and inspired me.

How I Got the Story: "Quantity of Care" by The Seattle Times

   
A tip, a database, a lawsuit and then a “reply-all” email lead to The Seattle Times’ award-winning Quantity of Care series, which exposed how a prominent local hospital’s brain and spine surgery center grew in patients and revenues even as nurses and doctors...

Asian Pacific Heritage Month 2018: Who's your #inspirasian?

   
Who is your #inspirasian? The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is once again celebrating Asian Pacific Heritage Month by honoring the Asian Pacific Americans who motivate us to do our jobs as journalists. Share the Asian Pacific American who inspires you: It can be a fellow journalist, a famous artist,...

My Experience at ELP: Lisa Ng

   
Where do I begin?   Before I was accepted into AAJA’s week-long ELP seminar, I was struggling as an experienced freelance TV producer. I felt like I was living artist’s life, fighting to continue my craft even as...

My Experience at ELP: Elaine Ramirez

   
Many of us came to AAJA’s ELP week-long seminar because we wanted an answer to the burning question: What’s next?   The ELP seminar, for mid-career journalists, does not provide an easy answer. Some of my peers came because...

Seven ways to avoid double standard reporting on extremist violence (Report)

   
Hypothetical question: a man, motivated by violent ideology, is charged with plotting to blow up a building (in a city outside of your market) and kill people — do you run this story and what does your coverage look like? Turns out the answer may lie...

AAJA Launches Sister Chapters Program to Strengthen Local Chapter Collaboration

    
Every time AAJA chapter leaders come together at national advisory board meetings, we try to learn from each other, swap best practices and discuss shared challenges. More often than not, we realize we have so much to learn from one another. This year, we’re making a...

The Latest from The CJ Project: Patchwork health care for reservation inmates raises concern

    
In the latest from The CJ Project, Mary Hudetz reports on the lack of in-house nurses and medical staff at reservation jails, leaving corrections officers to scramble in emergencies to determine whether to send an inmate to the hospital or provide basic care...

View Job Opportunities and Upload Your Resume on the AAJA Career Center!

   
The all-new AAJA Career Center is here! Access to the Career Center is one of the many benefits of being an AAJA member. Renew your membership or join AAJA today. The Career Center allows members to view job opportunities listed under our job...

Member News: March 2018 Roundup

  
Thomas Mangloña (AAJA-San Francisco Bay Area) will be interning at ABC7 News San Francisco Bay Area this summer. He is a rising junior at the University of California, Berkeley pursuing a B.A. in media studies and minor...