Member News: April 2018 Roundup

    
Julianne Chiaet (AAJA-New York) recently joined Mic's branded content team as their newsletter writer for GE's tech and innovation newsletter, The GE Brief. Previously, she worked at Healthcasts, a media platform for doctors, running their blog and editing...

AAJA kicks off search for next executive director

  
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is searching for our next executive director to lead the organization. In April, AAJA Executive Director Kathy Chow announced she will be resigning from the position after eight years of leadership. Read a message from Kathy...

Apply for Media Institute 2018

  
Raise Your Voice: Sign up for the 2018 AAJA Media Institute The media needs more diverse sources. Are you one of them? Join the AAJA Media Institute for an intense two-and-a-half-day workshop that will coach you on how to tell your story...

Meet the Staff for Voices 2018

   
Voices has selected its 2018 staff for the upcoming AAJA National Convention in Houston, TX from August 6-11. 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 of...

Local Charities to Check Out During #AAJA18

    
AAJA is currently planning a special service project day for all attendees as part of the 2018 National Convention in Houston, TX as a way to give back to the local community. Stay tuned for more updates! In the meantime, convention...

Meet the Voices Class of 2018

   
Voices is celebrating its 28th anniversary in 2018 at the annual AAJA National Convention in Houston, August 8-11. 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 News, National Public Radio,...

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...

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...