Join us on May 15 to celebrate aspiring student journalists in Washington state who have won this year’s Northwest Journalists of Color Scholarships, the AAJA Seattle Founders Scholarship, the NJC-PNW Guild Conference Scholarship, and the Northwest Journalists of Color-KIRO 7 Internship.
Newsrooms and independent journalists across the country have been impacted by the long and short term effects of COVID-19 on the industry. To help ease the financial hardship this is causing, AAJA Seattle is making micro-grants of up to $500 available to its members. Eligible applicants will have worked full-time as journalists in Washington state […]
Vice Presidents for Events — Emily Eng, Dhiya Gerber Emily M. Eng is the graphics editor at The Seattle Times where she leads the team in creating illustrations, graphics, maps and interactives for enterprise and daily stories. She works across the newsroom with multiple departments to cover subjects ranging from the environment to politics to […]
Are you an early-career journalist wondering about your next move? A freelancer hoping to pitch your ideas? Maybe you’re a student aspiring to be a reporter or editor? Then bring your business cards, portfolios and resumes for this intimate speed mentoring event. This fun event for emerging journalists, sponsored by the Asian American Journalists Association […]
Join SPJ Western Washington and Northwest Journalists of Color/Asian American Journalists Association Seattle for a print auction and fundraiser for grants for photographers and filmmakers in Washington state Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 at Machine House Brewery in Seattle. RSVP here on the Facebook Event. Passion Project grants support photojournalists working on documentary projects during a […]
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Since 1985, Seattle’s AAJA chapter has provided scholarships for students, professional development for journalists and service to the community in the Pacific Northwest.
The Seattle chapter promotes the association’s three-part mission:
:: To encourage young Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to enter the ranks of journalism. ::
:: To promote fair and accurate coverage of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. ::
:: To increase the number of Asian American and Pacific Islander journalists and news managers in the industry. ::
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