elections

Presenting the 2019-2021 AAJA Board officers candidates

Hello fellow-AAJAers, We have the following candidates for each position. All elected officials will be on term 2019-2021 (except Student Representative). For each candidate letters, please find them here. Election will take place from Oct 31st – November 3rd.   Vice President, Singapore Tom Benner Co-Vice Presidents, Hong Kong Kari Lindberg & Rebecca Isjwera National …

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Presenting the 2018 AAJA-Asia Presidential Candidates

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 …

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Letter of Candidacy – National Board Representative (Blessing Waung)

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 …

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Candidate Letter: Blessing Waung for national representative

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 …

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Candidate Letter: Jeremiah Foo for board member

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 …

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

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 …

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