AAJA-LA Chapter 2010 Board Elections

It's time for the 2010 chapter election! This is an especially exciting year to be a leader with AAJA Los Angeles as the National Convention is coming to our city Aug. 4-7, 2010.

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Freelancer wanted: English to Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean Translation

Looking for a freelancer/s that can provide a translation for a two page press release (approximately 650 words) in three different languages – Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean.This is a one-time project with ASAP turn around needed. The client is DEWAR’S. Thank you! For more information: Carlos Munguia 7510 Sunset Boulevard,

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Vigil Planned For Detained Journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling In Santa Monica, June 3

AAJA has received information about events in the U.S. concerning the two detained Asian American journalists in North Korea, Laura Ling and Euna Lee.

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Learn To How To Get Your News In The News

Sponsored by the Asian American Journalists Association Los Angeles Chapter and USC, the free media access workshop is intended to teach non-profit and community groups how to interact with the media and get their stories in the news.

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Who Knows You? Breaking into the World of Freelancing

Who Knows You? Breaking into the World of Freelancing By Joyce Chen In journalism, it isn’t so much who you know as it is who knows you. At the Asian American Journalists Association Los Angeles’ freelance workshop, held at the Los Angeles Times on Jan. 10, four panelists spoke about

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Go For Broke! Tribute To Japanese American Veterans

The Go for Broke Monument commemorates the Japanese Americans of the U.S. Army and is a local resource for to educate communities about the legacy of the war efforts of Japanese Americans during World War II.

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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: 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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Media Access Workshop – Get your news in the news

Saturday, April 26, 2008 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. NBC News 3000 W. Alameda, Burbank, CA 91523. Rehearsal Hall 1. Park in the A Lot on California, between Riverside and Olive. Free and open to the public, but must RSVP to Gene Choo: Gene.Choo@nbcuni.com Sponsored by the Asian American Journalists

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