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2014 chapter elections are here: Who’s running?

Candidate statements are in for this year’s chapter board elections. Voting has begun and will end midnight Nov. 4. Members, check your email inbox for the ballot link. And review the candidates’ statements below. All active, full and student members are eligible to vote; associate members are not. Please send any questions to the AAJA-Asia board at aajaasia(at)gmail.com. …

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2014 Chapter Elections: Hailey Ren statement for Student Representative

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 …

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2014 Chapter Elections: Ramy Inocencio statement for President

Ramy Inocencio, Hong Kong Candidate for AAJA-Asia president   Dear fellow AAJA-Asia members –   We’ve had a terrific 2014 with record-setting attendance at our annual New.Now.Next International Media Conference and have won Chapter of the Year twice in a row in both 2012 and 2013 – something no other chapter has done before. I’m …

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2014 Chapter Elections: Chelsea Phua statement for Vice President, Singapore

Chelsea Phua, Singapore Candidate for vice president of Singapore subchapter   Singapore represents a new pillar of growth for AAJA-Asia. Just three years ago, when I first returned to my home country from the States, AAJA was nonexistent. Through the help of members in Hong Kong, Seoul and other parts of Asia, we now have …

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2014 Chapter Elections: Ricardo Ochoa statement for Vice President, Japan

Ricardo E. Ochoa, Tokyo Candidate for vice president of Japan subchapter   I’m a Southern California native and a Haas School of Business (at UC Berkeley), MBA grad and correspondent for BBC Mundo in Asia. Most of my childhood was spent living outside the United States. I’ve been fortunate enough to live in Argentina, Colombia, …

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2014 Chapter Elections: Yuriko Nagano statement for Board Member

Yuriko Nagano, Tokyo Candidate for at-l​arge board member If possible, I would like to continue working with our Asia chapter board in a new role as at-large board member.   Through this position, I would like to tackle a new task as sponsorship chair.   Courting sponsors has been a role I have been somewhat …

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2014 Chapter Elections: Steve Miller statement for Board Member

Steve Miller, Seoul Candidate for at-l​arge board member I’m Steve Miller and I’d like to announce my candidacy for a Board position in the forth coming AAJA election. While a newer member to AAJA, I’m no stranger to professional organizations or development.   While owning my business in the United States, I was actively engaged …

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