WHEN: Wednesday, Aug. 6, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., WHERE: BOKA bar, Hotel 1000, 1st Ave & Madison in downtown Seattle (cash bar) We’ll be celebrating many achievements: AAJA Seattle’s Chapter of the Year award and the elections of local AAJA members Sharon Chan and Candace Heckman to National office (President and Treasurer!) and the […]
Brenna Kajikawa was one of a half dozen Washington students nominated by the AAJA Seattle chapter for a seat at UNITY Student Campus, an intense four-day journalism bootcamp for college students beginning on July 20. After the bootcamp ended on July 23, students were allowed to attend the rest of UNITY at no cost. Here’s […]
In March I agreed to serve on a mentor board organized by Jerry Baldasty, chair of the University of Washington’s Department of Communication. Jerry paired me with William Kim, who graduated from the UW’s journalism program this year and attended the UNITY conference on a scholarship. I asked William to share his thoughts on his […]
So you’ve had a chance to get more than 3 hours of sleep. Maybe you’ve even had a chance to review the photos you took at UNITY. Please let the rest of us know what you thought of UNITY. Upload your photos from UNITY to our AAJASEATTLE Flickr account or our Facebook page. PLEASE compress […]
AAJA Seattle officers Sharon Chan and Candace Heckman were elected to national offices yesterday, AAJA officials announced at Friday night’s gala banquet. Chan was elected AAJA National President and Heckman, National Treasurer. Couldn’t make the Gala Banquet? Check out Sharon’s acceptance speech. Yes we Chan!
BREAKING NEWS CHICAGO — The Seattle chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has been named the 2008 Chapter of the Year, recognizing its success in establishing a $100,000 endowment for minority journalism scholarships. Sanjay Bhatt, AAJA Seattle Chapter Co-President, accepted the award on behalf of the chapter. Bhatt co-chaired the past two years’ […]