Christine Lee is now State House Reporter for WWLP-TV 22 News in Springfield. WWLP-TV 22 News now has a State House Bureau in Boston, and is the only local station statewide with a reporter permanently placed on Beacon Hill. Christine previously worked as a reporter and multimedia journalist at WICZ in Binghamton, NY; and as a radio news anchor and traffic reporter/producer at Metro Networks in Boston. She also worked with the Associated Press Television Network in Paris. In addition to her news experience, Christine was a practicing lawyer, giving her a deeper insight into the workings of the Legislature. WWLP is an NBC affiliate.
Robin Chan was named Photographer of the Year for weekly class papers in the New England Newspaper and Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest.
For the second year in a row, Dolores Kong, CFP®, EA, has been named a Five-Star Wealth Manager in the February issue of Boston Magazine. Dolores, senior vice president at Winslow, Evans & Crocker, Inc., a Boston-based firm that is a member of FINRA/SIPC, is a former personal finance reporter at The Boston Globe who continues to educate the public through occasional television appearances and speaking engagements, in addition to managing a thriving financial planning and investment advisory practice. She’s previously been listed by Women’s Business Boston as a Top 10 Financial Professional, and has won the George Polk Award and been named a Pulitzer Prize finalist in public service in her former career at the Globe. Dolores is on the program committee of The Boston Club, and serves as treasurer of the Barnard Club of Boston and the New England chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association.
Christine Gross-Loh, a freelance writer, joined the New England chapter. She mainly has written for Mothering magazine, and would like to expand into other publications. Christine lived abroad for the last five years in Japan. She has written one book and recently got an offer for another book. Christine is Korean-American, and raised in Pennsylvania. She and her husband have four young children, and live in the Boston area.
Sophia Li, a Brown University student, joined the New England chapter. She has lived in Connecticut for seven years, and is slated to graduate in December, having taken this past semester away from school to intern at a human-rights museum in Santiago, Chile. She interned at The Chronicle of Higher Education last summer and has held various positions at The Brown Daily Herald.
And a glimpse of AAJA’s youngest member, Ellis Kam Lim, son of members Shirley Leung and Paul Lim, at our Lunar New Year dim sum in February.