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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Voting Begins Jan. 3 for the AAJA-LA Board Special Election

UPDATE (1/9/2017): The winner of the special election is Sophie Tran! Here is the full board for this year: 2017 President: Ashley Dunn 2017 VP of Programming: Thomas Lauder 2017 VP of Community Engagement: Annie Yu 2017 VP of Career Development: Cindy Chang 2017-2018 Treasurer: Melissa Leu 2016-2017 Secretary: Elizabeth Chou

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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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