Asian American Journalists Association Online
UPDATED MAY 26, 2012 Phase 1 of the relaunched Web site of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is live. Check it out at AAJA.org. Become an AAJA member or take a look at membership levels and benefits. Make a tax-deductible donation to AAJA. To contact AAJA: E-mail: email@example.com | Telephone: 415-346-2051 | Fax: 415-346-6343 Mailing address: 5 Third St., Suite 1108, San...
AAJA Recognizes a Member a Day in Honor of...
April 30, 2012 SAN FRANCISCO — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) will be rolling out 31 profiles of our members in May, which is designated as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Throughout May, learn more about selected members from our 1,400-member organization in the following categories: Pioneers (journalism trailblazers) Emerging leaders (people making...
AAJA Announces 2012 J Camp Site and Student...
April 17, 2012 SAN FRANCISCO — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) today announced Loyola University’s sponsorship of J Camp, a multicultural high school journalism workshop. Forty-two high school students from across the country will be selected to participate in the five-day program hosted by the university located in New Orleans, Louisiana from June 19-24, 2012. ...
Help Recognize AAJA's Standout Leaders
The AAJA National Secretary, on behalf of the executive officers, puts out an annual call for nominees for the Member of the Year, President of the Year and Chapter of the Year. Here’s what to look for: Which AAJA member has gone above and beyond, locally or on the national level? Which chapter president has done the most outstanding work? Which one of our 21 chapters sets the standard for...
Diversity Is Key to Newsrooms' Economic Survival
April 4, 2012 SAN FRANCISCO — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is disheartened to learn for the fourth year in a row that overall representation by journalists of color in U.S. newsrooms surveyed by the American Society of News Editors (ASNE) has declined. Down from a relative high of representing 13 percent of print-focused newsrooms in 2006 to only 12.3 percent in 2012,...
AAJA Selects 2013 National Convention Site
March 28, 2012 SAN FRANCISCO — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is pleased to announce the selection of AAJA’s New York chapter as the 2013 host for the 1,400-member organization’s national convention. “On behalf of the New York chapter, we are delighted and proud to host the convention in 2013,” said convention co-chairs Brooke Camp, senior recruiter for CNN...
AAJA MediaWatch Seeks Committee Members →
Click on the link above for the application. If you have questions, please e-mail MediaWatch Chair Jam Sardar.
AP's Charles Dharapak Wins Photography Award →
AAJA-D.C. member Charles Dharapak of the Associated Press is named 2012 Still Photographer of the Year by the White House News Photographers Association. To read more AAJA Member News, click here.
AAJA Student Programs, Internships, Scholarships
For more information: Contact AAJA Student Coordinator Nao Vang at NaoV@aaja.org or call 415-346-2051, Ext. 102. SCHOLARSHIPS: Mary Moy Quon Ing Scholarship Application deadline is Friday, May 4. $2,000 for a graduating high school senior pursuing journalism as a career. Download application. For more information or if you have trouble downloading the form, contact AAJA Student Coordinator...
AAJA Professional Programs
For more information about opportunities for professional journalists: Contact AAJA Professional Programs Coordinator Marcia Santillan at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 415-346-2051, Ext. 107. Check out AAJA Career Listings for our members here. Read AAJA Member News here. 2012 Executive Leadership Program Introductory Session Download an application. (If you have trouble with the form, please...
AAJA National Journalism Awards
For more information: Contact AAJA Professional Programs Coordinator Marcia Santillan at email@example.com or call 415-346-2051, Ext. 107. All entries are due by Friday, April 20. The deadline has passed. Click on the appropriate link below for an entry form (if you have trouble downloading, please contact Marcia: firstname.lastname@example.org or 415-346-2051, Ext. 107). Entry fees are waived for 2012 AAJA...
AAJA Media Advisory on Jeremy Lin News Coverage
Feb. 22, 2012 As NBA player Jeremy Lin’s prowess on the court continues to attract international attention and grab headlines, the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) would like to remind media outlets about relevance and context regarding coverage of race. In the past weeks, as more news outlets report on Lin, his game and his story, AAJA has noticed factual inaccuracies about...