Apply for 2018 Voices program today!

The 2018 Voices program will take place August 5-11, 2018 during the week of the 2018 AAJA National Convention in Houston, TX.

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AAJA Voices is a summer-long journalism training fellowship for undergraduate and graduate students. Now in its 28th year, Voices provides aspiring journalists with career-ready skills to succeed in the continually-evolving media landscape and mid-career journalists management opportunities. By nurturing relationships between students and professional volunteers, Voices also gives students the opportunity to tap into mentors’ networks and begin their own long-lasting relationships.

APPLY FOR VOICES 2018 TODAY

NO LONGER A STUDENT BUT STILL WANT TO BE A PART OF VOICES? APPLY TO BE A FACULTY MEMBER.

Registration for National Convention #AAJA18 (Houston, Aug. 8-11) Now Open

#AAJA18
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AUGUST 8-11

Join AAJA August 8-11, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis in Houston, TX for the 2018 National Convention. Whether you are new to the field, still in school or a media industry veteran, the convention is a can’t miss event for media professionals and future journalists looking to network and grow their careers. The four-day convention includes plenary sessions, panel workshops, an expo hall featuring top media companies and other activities with interactive discussions.

Lock in the early bird registration rates by April 18, 2018 at 11:59pm PT: $275 for professional members and $150 for student members. Registration includes access to all public panels and workshops and a ticket to the Gala Scholarship & Awards Banquet on Saturday, August 11.

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The Marriott Marquis Houston is the official host hotel for the 2018 AAJA National Convention taking place August 8-11, 2018. AAJA’s group rate is $159 per night (Wednesday, August 8 – Saturday, August 11) for single and double rooms. The deadline to book with the AAJA group rate is Monday, July 23.

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#AAJA18: PITCH YOUR PROGRAMMING IDEAS!

AAJA’s national convention is headed to Houston, Texas from August 8-11, 2018, and we want your ideas for programming!

Whether you’re a member or not, we want to hear your ideas on how we can make our conference well-rounded, inspiring and useful to our attendees.

  • What’s a topic that you think needs more discussion?
  • What’s the one skill you’ve been wanting to learn?
  • Is there something you want to show or share with your fellow conference attendees?
  • Who’s the speaker you’ve been itching to hear from?

Use the form below to share with us your ideas or if you just want to make a suggestion or comment to improve our conference. Feel free to reuse this form for multiple submissions or comments. We will be accepting proposals, ideas and comments until February 16, 2018 11:59pm ET.

Questions? Send an email to Frank Bi, programming committee co-chair, at bi.h.frank@gmail.com.

Plan on joining us in Houston? Stay tuned for information regarding early bird registration and hotel.

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR #AAJA18 PROGRAMMING IDEAS

Grants for Investigative & Enterprise Business Reporting

Apply by 12/15

Applications are now open for the Winter 2018 McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism, an initiative of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism designed to support ambitious coverage of critical issues related to U.S. economy and business. The McGraw Fellowships provide up to $15,000 and editorial support for experienced journalists to do the deep reporting needed to produce a significant investigative or enterprise business story. No residency is required; McGraw Fellows work from their own offices. Open to freelance journalists, as well as staff reporters and editors working at a news organization. Five years professional journalism experience is needed. The upcoming deadline for Winter 2018 Fellowship applications is December 15, 2017; Summer 2018 applications will be due June 30, 2018.

You’ll find more information on the Fellowships and the stories we’ve published at bit.ly/2iqvn63. You can also contact us at mcgrawcenter@journalism.cuny.edu.

2018 AAJA Board Elections – Get Involved!

Step up and make a difference in the AAJA New England chapter! We’ll have AAJA New England chapter officer election in November. If you are interested in a seat on the board or would like to nominate someone else, please contact Chapter President Daigo Fujiwara and/or Chapter Secretary Young Jin Kim. Board members will have to be paid full AAJA members. For technical information, see Article X Section 2, Local Administration of AAJA By-Laws

We also have openings for student board members, who will have to be paid AAJA student members. Please e-mail a note of interest and tell us about yourself at above email addresses.

Join AAJA Mentorship Program!

From AAJA National Mentorship Program:

AAJA is looking for passionate, motivated mentors to join our revamped mentoring program, Mentor Match. We’re looking for folks in every field – print, broadcast, digital, management and more – to help earlier-career journalists navigate the changing news landscape.

Now, Mentor Match is a year-long commitment where mentors will be matched with mentees. The 2018 class will take part in leadership exercises, salons and mixers at #AAJA18 in Houston and be recognized for their achievements through awards.

Apply today. Mentor applications are due on Tuesday, October 31. We will start accepting applications for mentees in November.

Questions? Please email aajamentorship@gmail.com.

AAPI community event: Making It In The Media

At Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association
465 School St, Lowell, MA 01851
Saturday, November 18, 12-2pm

This is a collaboration between Asian American Journalists Association, Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association, Cambodian American Student Association, and KhmerPost News. Lunch sponsored by Enterprise Bank

Thank you to all who participated.

Area job opportunities: NESN

The New England SPorts Network (NESN) is looking to fill a number of openings in its Digital department.

Digital Video Manager – NESN.com is seeking a video production guru to manage the digital video production staff. The DVM is responsible for creative development, career and performance management, and recruitment of talent, among other duties. Candidates should have at least five years of video production experience and three-plus years of management experience.

Assistant Content Producer – NESN.com is looking for a skillful writer to contribute digital content. This is a year-long, contracted temporary full-time position, with an opportunity of being extended for another 12 months and a possibility of joining NESN as a full-time employee. Candidates should have a BA/BS in communications or a related field, as well as excellent writing, editing and news judgment skills.

Interested applicants can visit careers.nesn.com for more information and to apply.