AAJA-LA and AAJA National Statement on the Arrest of Josie Huang


September 13, 2020 On Saturday night, Sept. 12, AAJA-LA member and KPCC/LAist reporter Josie Huang was arrested by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies for allegedly “obstructing justice.” Huang was covering the shooting of two deputies in Compton. She was released overnight with visible bruises, KPCC reported.  We stand in support of our fellow Asian American … Continue reading AAJA-LA and AAJA National Statement on the Arrest of Josie Huang

AAJA Joins Press Freedom Groups In Calling For Journalists Rights and Safety


The Asian American Journalists Association joins press freedom groups calling for journalists’ rights and safety in light of incidents related to nationwide protests. Over the past two days, AAJA signed on to letters led by the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and the National Press Club calling for full protection of journalists as … Continue reading AAJA Joins Press Freedom Groups In Calling For Journalists Rights and Safety

AAJA Stands with Journalists Pressing for Accountability in Coronavirus Response


The Asian American Journalists Association commends journalists who are asking the tough questions and holding our elected officials accountable, especially in their coverage of how governments are responding to keep Americans safe and healthy during the coronavirus pandemic.  We stand by AAJA member and CBS White House correspondent Weijia Jiang and her fellow press corps … Continue reading AAJA Stands with Journalists Pressing for Accountability in Coronavirus Response

Asian American Originals: Catherine Cruz, Radio and Television Veteran


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 Francisco State University, and spent more than thirty … Continue reading Asian American Originals: Catherine Cruz, Radio and Television Veteran

MEET THE STAFF FOR 2019


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 … Continue reading MEET THE STAFF FOR 2019

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 Memory Palace, the Mortified Podcast, and Masterpiece Studio. Low has worked on More Perfect, and his work has appeared … Continue reading ASIAN AMERICAN ORIGINALS: KATHY TU AND TOBIN LOW, PODCAST PIONEERS

Meet the VOICE 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 News, National Public Radio, the … Continue reading Meet the VOICE Class of 2019