Meet Thanh Tan, a senior communications manager for Microsoft Public Affairs and three-time winner of the NJC scholarship. We’re profiling where Northwest Journalists of Color scholarship recipients are now and what advice they have to pass along to other aspiring journalists in Washington state.
Congratulations to AAJA Seattle VP of Programs Jovelle Tamayo, who is being honored by The Seattle Globalist as Visual Journalist of the Year.
The AAJA Seattle Chef Showcase is back this year on Aug. 29, featuring a great lineup of Seattle food and wine to be enjoyed at the top floor of the Columbia Tower at the Columbia Tower Club. Get your tickets today.
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, […]
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 […]
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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