Presenting the 2018 AAJA-Asia Presidential Candidates

Posted by on Jan 16, 2018 in Election, News | No Comments

We have three candidates who are running for AAJA-Asia presidency. K. Oanh Ha (Read Oanh’s letter) Elaine Ramirez (Read Elaine’s letter) Mike Raomanachai (Read Mike’s letter) As Angie is resigning mid-term, the new president will be serving the rest of her term until January 2019. Please find the candidacy letters below (in alphabetical order of […]

Re-cap of “Verify your news in a digital Age” weekend chatter

Posted by on Nov 6, 2017 in Bangkok, Elsewhere, Events, Singapore | No Comments
Re-cap of “Verify your news in a digital Age” weekend chatter

The following post is written by our AAJA Asia member, Yunita Ong.  Even as new-age digital tools emerge, the media industry mustn’t forget the value of good old-fashioned breaking news reporting in combating the threat of fake news. That was a key takeaway at “Verify Your News in a Digital Age,” a panel organized by AAJA-Asia […]

**AAJA Asia is looking for our next N3con producer**

Posted by on Nov 5, 2017 in Bangkok, Beijing, Hong Kong, N3Con, Seoul, Singapore, Tokyo | No Comments
**AAJA Asia is looking for our next N3con producer**

JOB LISTING: N3 CONFERENCE EXECUTIVE PRODUCER   AAJA Asia will host the 8th annual N3 New.Now.Next Media Conference on May 25-27, 2018 at Hong Kong University. We are looking to hire a dedicated Executive Conference Producer to help produce one of Asia’s signature media conferences, bringing together 300+ journalists and media professionals across the region. […]

**AAJA ASIA election results are out**

Posted by on Jan 14, 2017 in Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul, Singapore, Tokyo | No Comments

Dear members, Thank you very much for your participation in the AAJA-Asia Election 2016-17. The results are in! Please join me in congratulating the following winners: All terms start on 1 January, 2017 and last for 2 years.  President: Angie Lau Treasurer: Eunice Kim Singapore VP: Chelsea Phua Tokyo Co-VPs: Haruka Nuga & Hiromi Tanoue […]

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 […]

Results of AAJA Asia Seoul elections

Posted by on Dec 4, 2016 in Seoul | No Comments
Results of AAJA Asia Seoul elections

Dear members. The  Seoul sub-chapter first-ever elections were successfully held and the results are in! We are excited to announce the new leaders of Seoul for 2017. Youkyung Lee, Programming Director for Large Events and Tea Talks I will bring my experiences from the past two years helping the board and Seoul members successfully host the […]

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

Posted by on Dec 2, 2016 in Tokyo | No Comments
**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 […]

**Holiday party with AAJA-Asia Seoul!**

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in Seoul | No Comments
**Holiday party with AAJA-Asia Seoul!**

The AAJA-Asia Seoul subchapter is having its annual holiday party on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 6-9 p.m. at Bennett’s Bar in Itaewon. FOOD: We’ll be indulging in a buffet lineup of traditional American fare, from ham and turkey to mashed potatoes. Did your family’s holiday table have lumpia or sashimi instead? When you RSVP by […]

AAJA Asia Hong Kong 2nd annual Trivia Bowl 2016: What a Night! THANK YOU

Posted by on Nov 5, 2016 in Hong Kong | No Comments

Cheering, screaming, laughing, crying, and push-ups   …nothing out of the ordinary for journalists +friends on a Friday night in Hong Kong. And it made for one memorable evening at AAJA Asia’s 2nd annual Trivia Bowl Fundraiser!!! THANK YOU to our Silent Auction and Raffle sponsors: Upper House Air Canada La Maison du Carat Monica Vinader Shanghai Tang […]

*AAJA-Asia Awards ELP Stipend to Sean Lim*

Posted by on Mar 12, 2016 in Awards, Scholarship, Seoul | No Comments

The AAJA-Asia board is happy to announce member Sean Lim has been awarded a $1,200 tuition stipend to attend AAJA’s Executive Leadership Program at City University of New York (CUNY). Sean is a freelance journalist in Seoul. He works at KBS, where he is an editor for the KBS World News TV division, on-air host […]