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We’re recruiting for AAJA’s 40th Anniversary Committee

As we look to the future, we embark on an anniversary project that honors our shared history and the role of our members in diversifying journalism and reinforce our mission by amplifying the work of AAJA through the years. More importantly, the work will center on why AAJA’s work and mission is just as crucial today and into the next forty years.

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AAJA Announces 2021-2022 National Officer Candidates

We are excited to announce the candidates for the positions of President, Vice President of Civic Engagement and Vice President of Finance for the 2021-2022. Electronic voting will begin Wednesday, July 22 at 5pm ET with the final results announced at the first ever virtual AAJA Fest.

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AAJA Seeks New Officers for 2021-2022

AAJA will be seeking a slate of new officers for the 2021-2022 term. We will be electing a President, a Vice President of Finance, and a Vice President of Civic Engagement. Nominations are due no later than Monday July 20, no later than 8 p.m. ET. Electronic voting will begin Wednesday, July 22, with the final results announced at AAJA Fest. Candidates for national office can be nominated by any full member in good standing.

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2020 National Convention Update

We’re excited to provide you with updates about #AAJA20 soon! Until then, we’re taking down our registration website so you don’t have to worry about meeting any deadlines. We’re

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Apply Today for JCamp 2020

Applications are open for JCamp, a six-day intensive, multicultural journalism training program for high school students. Students learn from professional journalists and get hands-on training in writing, reporting, photography, television and radio broadcasting, online media and data journalism.

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Apply for Voices 2020

Apply to AAJA’s Voices Fellowship, where students spend the summer producing a long-form, in-depth news project and receive training from industry leaders.

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Career Spotlight: Wudan Yan

Tune in to our career spotlight conversation with Wudan Yan, independent journalist based in Seattle, led by AAJA Women & Non-Binary Voices co-director Shirley Qiu.

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Apply for Catalyst 2020

Calling all aspiring media entrepreneurs and journalists! Applications are now open for Catalyst 2020, a three-day boot camp for founders of color who want to launch their own media products.

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#AAJA18 Pre-Convention Hangout for First-Time Attendees

Join AAJA convention veterans Sharon Pian Chan, Natasha Chen and Pablo Iglesias for a live Google Hangout on Wednesday, July 18 from 5-6pm PT / 8-9pm ET and learn strategies for increasing your professional opportunities at #AAJA18. Whether you’re a student, mid-career or a seasoned journalist, don’t miss this chance to ask our experts how to make the most of your convention experience!

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Member News: March 2019 Roundup

Leezel Tanglao (AAJA-New York) has received a non-residential fellowship with the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri, Columbia for the 2019-2020 year. She is developing a tool

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Member News: January 2019 Roundup

Lison Joseph (AAJA-Philadelphia) was recently recruited by The Philadelphia Inquirer to be their deputy business editor. He was hired from The Dallas Morning News where he was an assistant business editor,

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Apply for Voices 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — The Asian American Journalists Association is proud to announce the world premiere of Sky Blossom: Diaries of the Next Greatest Generation on November 11,

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Apply for ELP 2019 Today

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 16, 2020 AAJA 2020 Awards Ceremony & End of Year Celebration Presented by Joie Chen, Pablo Iglesias, Michelle Ye He Lee,

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Apply Today for JCamp 2019

The Asian American Journalists Association joins our Asia Chapter (AAJA-Asia) in expressing serious concerns about the arrest of Haze Fan, a Chinese-national working for Bloomberg News

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JCamp: The Teachers Edition

For the first time, the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is offering a new, one-day workshop based on JCamp, its long-running program for high-school journalists.

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Member News: November 2018 Roundup

Leezel Tanglao (AAJA-New York) has received a non-residential fellowship with the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri, Columbia for the 2019-2020 year. She is developing a tool

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2018 Media Access Sacramento Workshop

The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA), with the support of the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication in Portland, is hosting a free Media Access Workshop for organizations to learn about the most effective ways to build partnerships with local media organizations and get coverage.

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9 Story Ideas About Eid Your Newsroom Can Do This Week

Eid al-Adha, which translates to festival of sacrifice, is the second and most important of two Islamic holidays. It marks the end of the annual hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, which every able-bodied Muslim is required to make once in their lifetime. AAJA shares nine story ideas for reporting stories that reflect how those in your community celebrate.

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2018 Media Access Portland Workshop

The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA), with the support of the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication in Portland, is hosting a free Media Access Workshop for organizations to learn about the most effective ways to build partnerships with local media organizations and get coverage.

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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. The mission of Voices is to advance career development for AAJA student journalists, as well as develop leadership and management talent for mid-career professional journalists.

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Meet the Voices Class of 2018

AAJA is excited to announce its Voices Class of 2018. Voices, a leadership and mentoring program that aims to increase diversity in journalism, is celebrating its 28th anniversary at the annual AAJA National Convention in Houston, August 8-11.

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My Experience at ELP: Lisa Ng

AAJA’s Executive Leadership Program (ELP) is dedicated to developing the next generation of leaders across media professions. Class of 2018 alum Lisa Ng shares her experience with ELP.

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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

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