AAJA Freelancer Job Fair

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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A prize-winning photo by Marcus Yam for the Los Angeles Times.

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 two summer reporting internships this year, one at the Orange County Register and one at the Pasadena Star-News. Both internships offer the opportunity to write about local Asian communities. Each intern will be paid $4,000 for approximately 10 weeks of full-time work. Interns will be matched with a mentor and

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Let's talk about diversity in Hollywood.

Meet the speakers: Let’s talk about diversity in Hollywood

Mark your calendars for this Friday, Feb. 17: Our first event of the year is coming up, and we’ve got a great line-up of speakers ready.    Tre’vell Anderson, film reporter LA Times film reporter Tre’vell Anderson covers the intersections of diversity and Hollywood with a focus on black and queer

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Join us for a conversation about diversity in Hollywood this Friday, Feb. 17

Oscars Not So White? Media responsibility in its POC coverage We’re excited to announce our first event of the year: A conversation about diversity in Hollywood this Friday, Feb. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the L.A. Times building downtown (community room, 145 S. Spring St). We’ll provide a bartender and the drinks –

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You’re invited! We’re hosting a mixer

AAJA Voices Mixer Where: The Escondite (Hideout), 410 Boyd St, Los Angeles, California 90013 When: Friday, February 10 at 6 PM – 8 PM   AAJA-LA is sponsoring a mixer with VOICES alumni, prospective students and local journalists. Learn more about VOICES, a multimedia journalism training fellowship for college and

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