AAJA-Asia names Kinzie as Executive Conference Producer

Posted on Feb 8, 2017 in Events, Hong Kong, N3Con, Uncategorized

New.Now.Next Media Conference May 19-21, 2017 in Hong Kong The AAJA-Asia Board of Directors announced today the appointment of Kinzie as Executive Conference Producer for the 2017 New.Now.Next Media Conference in Hong Kong. As Executive Conference Producer, Kinzie will serve the volunteer conference committee and AAJA-Asia Board of Directors, overseeing all aspects of the event […]

*DEADLINE EXTENDED*: APPLY FOR AAJA EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP PROGRAM & $1200 STIPEND!

Posted on Mar 5, 2016 in Uncategorized

Dear AAJA-Asia member, Do you want to give your career a boost? Are you ready to be a leader in your news organization? AAJA’s Executive Leadership Program has been transformative for those of us who went through the training. AAJA-Asia’s board recognizes the value of ELP, and we are offering one $1200 stipend to cover […]

Letter of Candidacy – National Board Representative (Oanh Ha)

Posted on Nov 15, 2015 in Uncategorized

AAJA is my family. There’s no other way to describe my relationship with this unique community that first welcomed me as a high school scholarship recipient. While at the national convention this summer, I ran into an AAJA friend who still remembered giving me that scholarship when I was a teenager. There are many journalism and media organizations, but […]

Letter of Candidacy – National Board Representative (Blessing Waung)

Posted on Nov 15, 2015 in Uncategorized

Dear AAJA-Asia, I first was involved with AAJA as a high school student, aspiring to become a journalist and admiring those established in their journalism careers. It has been such a special experience to be a part of our chapter here in Asia, to meet incredible friends and mentors, and to be a part of others’ journeys in […]

Letter of Candidacy – VP of Seoul (Tae-hoon Lee)

Posted on Nov 15, 2015 in Uncategorized

Many journalists in South Korea, including myself, have long been forced to work as the government’s mouthpiece and now increasingly for family-run chaebols. It is no secret that local journalists have no choice but to write state-funded or chaebol-backed advertorials without any mention of them being paid content if they want to keep their job as media companies’ dependence […]

Candidate Letter: Youkyung Lee for board member

Posted on Jan 31, 2015 in Uncategorized

Post: At-large board member B (term until December 2015) Candidate: Youkyung Lee Youkyung’s letter of candidacy: Dear AAJA members, 2015 marks only the second year for me as an AAJA member but during this short time, I’ve met so many inspiring journalists who have helped expand the scope of my experiences. I decided to run […]

Candidate Letter: Blessing Waung for national representative

Posted on Jan 31, 2015 in Uncategorized

Post: National Board Representative Candidate: Blessing Waung   Blessing’s letter of candidacy: Dear members, When I first heard of AAJA, I was a mere high school student, aspiring to become a journalist and researching all the amazing conferences, events and people who were a part of this organization. Ten years later, I’m so proud to say […]

Candidate Letter: Jeremiah Foo for board member

Posted on Jan 31, 2015 in Uncategorized

Post: At-large board member A (term until December 2016) Candidate: Jeremiah Foo   Letter of Candidacy: Dear Sir/Madam, I would like to tender this letter of candidacy for consideration to fill the position of At-large board member of AAJA-Asia. My journalistic career began in Malaysia, as a feature writer for Star Publications for almost seven years covering […]

Candidate Letter: Angie Lau and Yuriko Nagano for co-presidents

Posted on Jan 31, 2015 in Uncategorized

AAJA-Asia Chapter Elections 2015-16: Candidate Letters Post: Chapter President Candidates: Angie Lau and Yuriko Nagano (Co-presidency)   Angie Lau: I am incredibly humbled to step forward to ask for your support as co-president of AAJA Asia Chapter, which I hope to share with Yuriko Nagano. As many of you know, I’ve been a stalwart supporter of AAJA […]

2014 Chapter Elections: Hailey Ren statement for Student Representative

Posted on Oct 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

Hailey Ren, mainland China Student Representative (Shantou University)   Thank you for giving me the opportunity to write the first candidate letter in English. My name is Hailey Ren, a junior student in Shantou University and AAJA student member. My major is International Journalism and I plan to study media further. The experiences of the […]