Nominations open for 2014 AAJA-LA Board

It has been a joy for us to help lead the board of AAJA-Los Angeles this year — the rewards are terrific and so worthwhile. That’s why we are writing in hopes that you will consider immersing yourself in this experience as we recruit for a dynamic 2014 chapter board.

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Trivia Bowl: 2013 Competition Rules

AAJA-LA developed, abides by and enforces the following International Trivia Bowl Federation competition rules. 2013 Competition Each team may have as many as 10 members. Once the competition begins, no substitutions are allowed. No one may sit at a team table except its 10 original designated players. Trivia Bowl XVIII

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Trivia Bowl: 2013 General Information

Join us for Trivia Bowl XVIII and our 32nd Anniversary Celebration! David Ono, ABC7 anchor, returns to emcee our signature event hosted by ABC7 and complimented by donated dinner and from Wahoo’s Fish Tacos and complimentary beverages from Coca-Cola, and Kirin. WHO: Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) Los Angeles Chapter WHAT: A fun, interactive,

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2013 Chapter Scholarship Competition Underway

Did your financial aid package come up a little short? Need help with your college-related expenses right now? We’re awarding as much as $7,000 in scholarships to full-time students attending colleges and universities in the Greater Los Angeles Area. Winners will be introduced and receive their awards at the annual

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CCNMA Journalism Opportunities Conference will be Oct. 24-25

Our friends at at CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California will present their 35th Journalism Opportunities Conference on Oct. 24-25 at the Davidson Conference Center at USC. Registration for the event — to which AAJA-LA returns as a co-sponsor — is free through Sept. 27 (with a $20 refundable deposit). In addition

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A cronut quest: from L.A. to NYC

NEW YORK – How does a recent college grad find herself perched on a SoHo sidewalk at 6 a.m. on a Wednesday, waiting two hours to pay $5 for a dessert that most of the world has never heard of? Journalism, of course. I’m here in everyone’s favorite concrete jungle

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In Memoriam: Mario Machado – Pioneer Los Angeles TV and Radio Broadcaster (1935 – 2013)

The face — and especially the voice — reminds us of his pioneering work as the first Asian American newscaster in Los Angeles. Mario Machado, longtime news anchor for KCBS, has died, but the legacy captured through his decades of work garners praise for the man who also played a

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AAJA-LA welcomes the new year at Far Bar

AAJA-LA members opened 2013 with drinks, great food and even some prizes at the chapter’s first mixer of the year. About 60 people filled the private room of Far Bar, an AAJA favorite nestled in Little Tokyo, on Jan. 23. Attendees included veteran AAJA-LA members, NAHJ members and some new

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V3con Call For Panelists now open

Do you have something to say or a skill to teach others? Got an idea for a great discussion? Apply to be a panelist at V3Con. We’re looking for speakers to be a part of 2013 V3Con (Vision. Visibility. Voice.) to be a part of an ever-growing conference that teaches skills

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