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AAJA Nation vs. Homemade Tamales

In a nod to the UNITY12 host city, National Association of Hispanic Journalists President Michele Salcedo has challenged my organization, the Asian American Journalists Association, to a friendly (and tasty) wager. Who will bring the most members to the UNITY12 convention in Las Vegas? At stake for Michele? Three dozen homemade tamales — reportedly “famous, incredibly light and delicious.” At stake for […]

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Convention Assistance for Unemployed Journalists

AAJA is offering the 2012 UNITY Convention Assistance Program to a limited number of AAJA Members to attend the UNITY 2012 Convention August 1-4 in Las Vegas, NV. Members who are unemployed and have been laid off in the past 18 months will be given priority. Download the application form here. DEADLINE: THURSDAY, MAY 31 For more information, […]

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Multimedia producer opening at Boston Globe

  Hey job hunters, heads up:   The Boston Globe is looking for a smart, creative, technologically savvy and curious type for an entry-level multimedia producer position. This person will edit daily video from a variety of sources, including iPhone, DSLR and standard video cameras, shot by reporters and photographers. Candidate should also be able to […]

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2012 National Journalism Awards

AAJA is now accepting entries for 2012 National Journalism Awards. AAJA’s National Journalism Awards, established in 1989, recognize and encourage excellence among journalists and outstanding coverage of Asian American and Pacific Islander issues.  These awards demonstrate the ability of journalists–AAPI and otherwise–to cover the news with authority, sensitivity, insight and an eye towards diversity. You […]

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AAJA Taking Nominations for National Office

  AAJA is accepting nominations for National President, National Vice President for Broadcast and National Treasurerbeginning March 15, and ending April 30. These positions are for 2-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2013. Here is a nomination form and a link to the 2012 Elections page. These documents contain the qualifications, responsibilities of office and campaigning rules, which will be enforced by the elections […]

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Join the Asian American Writers’ Workshop Associates Board

The Asian American Writers’ Workshop is in the process of forming a young professionals board to promote the Workshop’s mission and programs. We thought members of the Asian American Journalists New England Chapter would be interested in learning more about this opportunity to support the arts and Asian American communities. The Associates Board application and additional details are […]

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Ford Professional Training Fellowship

Great opportunity for members who are unemployed.  Please note the deadline!! Through the generous support of the Ford Foundation, the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is pleased to announce the Professional Training Fellowship & Chapter Initiative. With the continued decline in overall representation by journalists of color in America’s newsrooms and the changing industry, the […]

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D.C. Chapter Offers Scholarships

AAJA-D.C. is offering three $1,000 scholarships to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students who are doing summer journalism internships in Washington, D.C.  AAJA-D.C. members doing internships in the nation’s capital or elsewhere are also eligible to apply.  Recipients will be asked to write a summary of their internship for the AAJA-D.C. website and newsletter and volunteer […]

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Member news

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 […]

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AsianBoston TV

MYTV NEW ENGLAND STUDIOS ANNOUNCES NEW ASIANBOSTON TV SHOW AsianBoston TV will begin its first season with a broadcast premiere on April 24th at noon Boston, MA | Manchester, NH (February 25, 2011) – MyTV New England Studios and Asian|Boston Media Group today announce a new broadcast show AsianBoston TV. AsianBoston TV will offer audiences […]

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