Marcus Yam 2017

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Save the date: We’ll be hosting our 2017 Trivia Bowl this October

Our annual Trivia Bowl is coming! Mark your calendars for Thursday, Oct. 19, If you want to win this year, it’s time to put together your team and start practicing. It’s that competitive.  Thursday, Oct. 19.    Nishi Hongwanji 

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Flash mentoring workshop for early- to mid-career journalists

Feel stuck in your career? Uncertain about your next move? Should you jump from newspapers to TV or online? Do grunt work at a large media outlet in hopes of a better gig there? For journalists early in their careers, this is a time of great uncertainty and great opportunity.

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Freelancers: Join us April 6 for a Freelancer Job Fair

Calling all freelancers: Join AAJA-LA and Opodz on Thursday, April 6, for a Freelancer Job Fair. Here’s a chance to meet editors and managers responsible for reading pitches and making assignments. What format do editors prefer for pitches? Is the publication more evergreen or breaking news? Speak with editors from the

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Want to go to the national convention in Philly? Apply by April 2 for a stipend

Convention goers! AAJA-LA is offering a limited number of free registrations and free rooms to attend the Asian American Journalists Association national convention in Philadelphia. It’s our way of helping students and others with financial difficulties experience the networking, workshops and access to national media recruiters. AAJA-LA will cover a student

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Apply for free lodging during the Philadelphia convention

Convention goers! AAJA-LA is offering local chapter members free rooms at the 2017 National Convention in Philadelphia, July 26 to 29! We’ve rented a charming Airbnb house in South Philadelphia that sleeps 10 and reserved three rooms at the convention site at Loews Philadelphia Hotel. Don’t expect a lot of

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Students: Apply by April 16 for a $2,500 scholarship (plus, we’ll send you to the convention!)

AAJA-LA scholarships are back, bigger and better! In addition to $2,500 in tuition assistance, we will pay for scholarship recipients to attend this year’s AAJA convention in Philadelphia, July 26 to 29. The application deadline is Sunday, April 16. Each student will receive $2,500 to be applied toward educational expenses. The convention benefit includes $500 for

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Join us March 8 for an evening with prizewinning photojournalist Marcus Yam

We’re hosting an evening with Marcus Yam, a Los Angeles Times photographer who was just named Newspaper Photographer of the Year in the Missouri School of Journalism’s Picture of the Year International competition. He’ll present some of his prizewinning photography and chat about his life as a photojournalist, so bring

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Call for applications: 2017 summer reporting internships

We are excited to announce that we’re sponsoring three summer reporting internships this year. Each intern will be paid $4,000 for approximately 10 weeks of full-time work. Interns will be matched with a mentor and will receive a free AAJA-LA membership. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or university or have graduated within the last six months.  Check

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