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SLIDESHOW: Time machine back to the AAJA National Convention with “Joz!”

Take a four-day look back at the AAJA National Convention through the eyes of AAJA-LA board member, Jocelyn “Joz” Wang, who runs

Follow Joz as she has her photo taken with former Rolling Stone editor Ben Fong-Torres, and legendary Asian American journalist Connie Chung. Photos from the LA Times Media Access workshop, Convention Gala, which featured keynote speaker Laura Ling, and the Opening Reception are also included.

From August 4-7, more than 700 journalists participated in the 21st Annual AAJA National Convention at the Renaissance Hollywood, the first National Convention to come to Los Angeles in 17 years .
Leave a comment below, and tell us what your most memorable moment from the convention was!

Here is an excerpt from Joz’s personal blog on her unexpected face-to-face encounter with a woman she idolized as a child, Connie Chung: