Wharton business journalism fellowship application deadline nears

Deadline to apply for the Knowledge@Wharton Business Journalism Fellowship is Aug. 8. The fellowship allows one 2008 AAJA member the opportunity to attend a four-day business journalism seminar, Oct. 12-15, 2008 at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The fellowship covers the cost of tuition, materials and meals. For more information go to: http://www.aaja.org/programs/professional/fellowships/. This

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Job posting: Page designer / copy editor

Page designer/copy editor The Los Angeles Daily News is seeking a page designer who can work creatively on deadline. We need an experienced daily designer (at least 3-5 years, please) who will brainstorm with editors, writers, artists and photographers, and then create lively pages for our news and business sections.

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JACCC honors AAJA members at anniversary celebration

AAJA-LA board members Frank Buckley and David Ono, along with members Susan Hirasuna and Gordon Tokumatsu, were among the media broadcasters honored at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center anniversary awards dinner. The event, held at the Omni Hotel in Los Angeles on June 1, marked the 28th anniversary of the

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Keep pitching your news to get in the news

By LEILANI ALBANO AAJA-LA President Jinah Kim tells people who pitch stories to media outlets to be persistent in their efforts to get their ideas in the news. “Just keep pitching it,” says Kim, a news correspondent with NBC News. “If you believe in your product, eventually others will too.”

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Video: Getting your news in the news

Sponsored by the Asian American Journalists Association Los Angeles Chapter and NBC, the free media access workshop is intended to teach non-profit and community groups how to interact with the media. It was held on April 26, 2008. ABC7 anchor David Ono moderated a panel of journalists and public relations

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Video: Jinah Kim and the anatomy of a television newscast

Jinah Kim, reporter/correspondent for KNBC and NBC News talks about what’s in a typical television newscast. Kim was panelist at a Media Access Workshop sponsored by the Asian American Journalists Association Los Angeles Chapter and NBC. [youtube xXTQaZF–3Q]

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Video: David Pierson talks about what makes a good story

David Pierson, a staff writer with the Los Angeles Times talks about what makes a good story. Pierson was a panelist at a Media Access Workshop sponsored by the Asian American Journalists Association Los Angeles Chapter and NBC. [youtube Kfql4S4hcBM]

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Video: Sindy Saito on what gets covered

Sindy Saito, a planning editor with KNBC talks about what gets covered and balancing news. Saito was a panelist at a Media Access Workshop sponsored by the Asian American Journalists Association Los Angeles Chapter and NBC.

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Video: Bill Imada talks about his LUCKY strategy in dealing with the media

Bill Imada with the IW Group talks about his LUCKY strategy for community-based organizations to get their news in the news. Imada was a panelist at a Media Access Workshop sponsored by the Asian American Journalists Association Los Angeles Chapter and NBC. [youtube SMcmeoiCRts]

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