Special Election: Nomination period opens to fill vacant board seat

The nomination period has opened for candidates to run in a special election on Jan. 3-6 to select a new AAJA-LA board member to replace Melissa Leu, who will be vacating the position to become chapter treasurer in 2017. The winner will complete the second year of Melissa’s two-year term on the board

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Executive Leadership Program accepting applications

Apply to the Executive Leadership Program by February 3, 2017 The Executive Leadership Program (ELP) is a week-long immersive experience for any professional journalist interested in moving ahead in the workplace and developing the necessary skills to achieve goals small and large. ELP 2017 has designed a program that is

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Results of the 2017 AAJA-LA Board Elections

Thank you to all of the candidates who expressed an interest in joining the AAJA Los Angeles Chapter Board. Thanks also to our members who participated by casting their votes to move our chapter toward an exciting 2017. It’s thrilling to see such support for AAJA-LA. We hope to capture

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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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summer interns 2016

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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Trivia Bowl Logo 2016

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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