AAJA Seattle announces new chapter secretary
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, […]
How diverse are our local newsrooms?
When we talk about diversity in media, there’s a specific question that often gets lost: Do our newsrooms actually reflect the diversity of the communities we cover? Today, we’re asking that question of newsrooms that primarily cover the Seattle metropolitan area. We know anecdotally that the answer is no, but if we are serious about […]
AAJA Seattle board news: New VP of Programs, call for Secretary nominations
Photojournalist Jovelle Tamayo is AAJA Seattle’s new Vice President of Programs.
Congratulations to our 2016 Northwest Journalists of Color and Founders scholarship winners!
This year, AAJA Seattle received applications from many impressive high school and college students interested in the field of journalism. Of the applications, we’ve chosen four Northwest Journalists of Color scholarship winners and one Founders scholarship winner. The Northwest Journalists of Color scholarship winners will each receive a $1,250 check and an assigned journalism mentor […]
April 11 deadline for 2016 Northwest Journalists of Color and Founders’ scholarships
Aspiring journalists should apply for the Northwest Journalists of Color Scholarship and AAJA Seattle Founders’ Scholarship. Deadline for 2016 is April 11.
Venice Buhain and KJ Hiramoto elected chapter president and secretary
The election results are in, so please join us in congratulating Venice Buhain and KJ Hiramoto as our incoming president and secretary! They both will be serving two-year terms, beginning January 2016. Venice Buhain has been a member of AAJA Seattle since 2000. She is the news editor at The Seattle Globalist, and has worked at TVW, Patch, […]