we want YOU for AAJA-Asia Election 2016!

Dear members,   ONE MORE WEEK TO GO BEFORE SUBMISSION OF CANDIDACY LETTERS CLOSES.  It’s election season again! Now is the time for you to step up and help lead our 200-strong chapter into an amazing 2017. We have these positions coming open, which will begin January 1, 2017 and last for a term of two years:   President, AAJA-Asia …

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**AAJA-Asia Tokyo: A Talk with Hyeonseo Lee**

Hyeonseo Lee, a North Korean defector and author of “The Girl with Seven Names,” spoke to AAJA-Asia Tokyo members at the Bloomberg Tokyo office on October 20th, 2016. She has shared with AAJA members as well as Bloomberg journalists about her experiences escaping the regime to China then eventually to South Korea. She also talked about what’s ahead for her as she runs a NGO in …

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Submit YOUR job postings

AAJA’s Asia chapter is one of the largest within the international association and also has one of the largest networks of English-speaking journalists globally. Chapter members are based around the Asia Pacific region, from Japan to Nepal and range from university students to industry veterans. To submit your job posting to AAJA’s Asia chapter, email …

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AAJA-Asia Digital Journalism Student Award 2016, supported by Google

  Calling all undergraduate students!!! AAJA-Asia Digital Journalism STUDENT Award  2016, supported by Google What does the award honor? AAJA-Asia Google Digital Journalism Student Award 2016 aims to provide a platform for prospective journalists to put “new ways of story-telling” into practice with a mixture of digital technology to tell stories that matter in the region. Undergraduate students of all disciplines are …

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Recap: Tokyo meets with Al Jazeera’s Lister Lim

AAJA-Tokyo members welcomed Al Jazeera’s Washington DC deputy news editor Lister Lim in Ginza with some delicious sashimi and Japanese cuisine in January! Special thanks to Haruka Nuga and Hiromi Tanoue for hosting and making reservations for this awesome restaurant. Photos courtesy of Haruka and Daniel

Recap: Tokyo talk with APIAVote founder

AAJA holiday meetup. – Spherical Image – RICOH THETA A special thanks to Christine Chen, the founder and executive director of APIAVote, who spoke to AAJA-Asia members in Tokyo in December about the U.S. presidential election and the growing influence of Asian American voters. APIAVote is a Washington, D.C.-based nonpartisan organization that conducts research and polling of …

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