SPJ/LA Presents Race, Crime and Violence Panel Discussion, Nov. 24

The Greater Los Angeles chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists invites you to join us on Monday, Nov. 24, for a panel discussion with a journalist, filmmaker and researcher on the media’s coverage of race while reporting crime and violence. Our speakers include: —  Celeste Fremon, writer for Witness

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So You Wanna Freelance? Workshop On Breaking Into Freelance Journalism

Nov. 15: So You Wanna Freelance? A workshop on careers in freelance journalism Want to break into freelancing or boost your chances of getting work? Come to AAJA-LA’s freelance workshop! A great lineup of panelists in print and broadcast will talk about the demands, the difficulties and the rewards of

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Aspiring journalists hear from panelists on how to get that first job

AAJA Los Angeles hosted a student workshop and resume critique for aspiring journalists. The workshop, “How to Get Your First Job in News,” was held at the ABC7 Broadcast Center in Glendale on May 24. Panelists included KABC News Anchor David Ono, KCBS/KCAL Managing Editor Paul Skolnick, Los Angeles Times

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AAJA-LA hosts workshop for aspiring journalists

Are you an aspiring journalist? Want to know how to get your first job in news? Want some feedback on your work? AAJA Los Angeles and KABC-TV is proud to host a Student Journalist Workshop and Resume Critique. When: May 24, Saturday. 11 am – 2 pm. Where: KABC-TV Studios

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UNITY: Register now to attend the convention

If you’ve never been to a UNITY convention, you don’t know what you’re missing. The world’s largest journalism convention, it’s an event that comes around only every 4 years. It’s a joint effort by AAJA, the Hispanic journalists (NAHJ), the Native American journalists (NAJA) and the Black journalists (NABJ) associations.

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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: 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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