About AAJA Young Professionals Network (Yung AAJA)

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AAJA Young Professionals Network (Yung AAJA) is the place for early career and student journalists. The community centers around skill development, mentorship and helping others find work. We also encourage posting of jobs, internships, fellowships and scholarships.

This will be a space specifically for young journalists, but we welcome the presence of older and more experienced journalists. Mentorship starts here: Yung AAJA will be the network to help point the next generation of journalists in the right direction.

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2019 Yung AAJA Elections

Yung AAJA will be holding elections until Monday, December 31 at 11:59pm ET. You must be a current dues-paying member to be eligible to vote. You may only vote once. You may choose one candidate for each track: Print, Digital and Broadcast. You may also write in candidates if you...

Leadership Information


Director Benjamin Pu

Benjamin is an associate producer with MSNBC. He serves on the AAJA-New York chapter board as the social media chair and webmaster. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2016 with a Bachelor's in global studies. Follow him on Twitter at @benjamin_pu, or visit his website at benjaminpu.com.