Final list of candidates for the 2017 AAJA-LA Board of Directors

Thank you to all the AAJA-Los Angeles members who nominated candidates for this election, and especially to all the candidates who have agreed to run for a leadership position with the AAJA-LA Chapter. Candidate bios and statements (as submitted during the nomination process) are below and job descriptions can be

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Nominations open for 2017 AAJA-LA Board – Deadline Extended to Wednesday!

UPDATE: Deadline for submitting nominations has been extended until 11:59 p.m. Wednesday! Link to 2017 AAJA-LA Board Nomination for Candidacy Form We are writing in hopes that you will consider taking a leadership role in AAJA-Los Angeles as part of the 2017 chapter board. We seek thoughtful, creative thinkers who are bursting with

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Trivia Bowl XXI: L.A. Times Wins 2nd Rice Cup

  A new venue, a new night of the week and three familiar names in the winners’ circle highlighted Trivia Bowl XXI, AAJA-Los Angeles’ annual fundraiser, held Oct. 20 in downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles Times Team 2 won the competition with 39 points out of a possible 80, defeating

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AAJA-LA awards stipends for summer internships

In 2016, AAJA-LA revived its summer internship program, awarding stipends of up to $4,000 to students who worked at the Orange County Register, Pasadena Star-News and Nguoi Viet Daily News. The students were required to join AAJA and received mentoring from an AAJA member. Here are the students’ reflections on

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Mark Your Calendars! Trivia Bowl Date Announced

Every year, we go big with our interactive, dynamic, and competitive trivia night – all to help fundraise for student scholarships while also vying for bragging rights as reigning champ! It will be a fun night full of games, trivia, auction, raffles, and lots of prizes! Join us: Thursday, October 20,

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Join us at our SoCal College Journalists Mixer

Whether you’re a current student or you recently graduated, whether you specialize in print or broadcast, let’s get to know one another. Please join us for our first college journalists mixer! This is part of AAJA-LA’s efforts to create opportunities for all college students in Southern California and foster a community. Those under 21 will

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AAJA-LA Congratulates 2016 Chapter Scholarship Recipients

The Asian American Journalists Association, Los Angeles Chapter, is happy to announce the award recipients for its 2016 scholarship competition. The awards total $15,000, with six scholarship winners from around Southern California. The applicants were asked to submit a resume, an official school transcript, two letters of recommendation, a short

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Fifth Annual V3con to Celebrate Digital Media’s Asian American Pathmakers

The fifth annual V3con Digital Media Conference will be held and presented by the Los Angeles Chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) on June 24-25 at the Japanese American National Museum in Downtown Los Angeles. V3con celebrates Asian American contributions to media, digital media and culture. The event,

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From L-R: Convention co-chairs Leezel Trang Ho and Leezel Tanglao, and AAJA-LA President Jinah Kim

Apply for a complimentary registration to attend AAJA convention in Las Vegas

We hope you’ll join us at the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) national convention in Las Vegas this year, hosted August 10 to 13 at Caesars Palace. The deadline to register at the regular rate is June 26. After that date, the registration rates go up. If you would like

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