AAJA Seattle is pleased to announce that Shirley Qiu will be chapter secretary through 2017, filling a vacated position.
Shirley Qiu is a digitally-focused journalist working as Features Producer at The Seattle Times. She graduated from the University of Washington in 2015 with a degree in Journalism and International Studies. Before working at the Times, she had written features and news stories for The Daily of the University of Washington, Seattle Met magazine, The Seattle Globalist, and The Jakarta Globe.
She joined AAJA’s Seattle chapter at the beginning of this year, and she looks forward to helping the chapter support Asian-American journalists and promote newsroom diversity.
Shirley joins Chapter President Venice Buhain (The Seattle Globalist), Vice President of Events Natasha Chen (KIRO-TV), Vice President of Programs Jovelle Tamayo (independent photojournalist), Chapter Treasurer Sarah Wallace (freelance journalist) and National Advisory Board Representative Audrey Carlsen (Seattle Times).