AAJA-Asia congratulates Yuri Nagano & Hannah Bae for 2014 ELP

Posted on Mar 28, 2014 in Awards, News

AAJA’s premier leadership-training program, the Executive Leadership Program, has chosen key AAJA-Asia leaders Yuri Nagano and Hannah Bae as part of its exclusive 2014 program. Yuri, vice president of AAJA-Asia’s Tokyo sub-chapter, is an American freelance reporter with long-time roots in California and in AAJA. She has reported for Bloomberg BNA, the Los Angeles Times, AP, International […]

Chapter elections: Congratulations to the winners!

Posted on Nov 4, 2013 in News

The results are in! The AAJA-Asia chapter board elections have wrapped up successfully thanks to the support of our rapidly growing base of more than 220 members across the Asia-Pacific. Congratulations to the winners: National Board Representatives K. Oanh Ha in Hanoi and Ramy Inocencio in Hong Kong, Chapter Secretary Jason L. Gatewood in Taipei, Hong Kong Vice-President Wendy Tang, Seoul Vice-President Sean […]

Chapter elections: Read the candidate statements

Posted on Oct 21, 2013 in News, Uncategorized

Candidate statements are in for this year’s chapter board elections. Campaigning now begins. Learn more about your candidates for election below. Thank you to all who have expressed your desire to step up and take our chapter through to 2016. All active, full and student members are eligible to vote; associate members are not. Voting […]

Chapter elections 2013: Arjun Giri, Nepal – At-Large Board Member

Posted on Oct 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

My candidacy is focused on the issue that AAJA should be developed as a common institution of all Asian journalists. Journalists in developing countries are facing many difficult problems. I would like to develop AAJA as a strong organization for the solution of all such difficulties. But as you know, my aim is useless without […]

Chapter elections 2013: Sean Lim, Seoul – Seoul Vice President

Posted on Oct 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

Over the past two years our Seoul sub-chapter has blossomed in membership and activity. In terms of numbers, we are now on-par with Hong Kong, which has dominated the Asia chapter for years. In the next two years, I’d like to bring a regional conference to Seoul where members from all parts of our Asia […]

Chapter elections 2013: Wendy Tang, Hong Kong – Hong Kong Vice President

Posted on Oct 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

After serving as chapter secretary for two years, I’m running for Hong Kong vice-president. Many of you are familiar with the workshops and seminars AAJA-Asia has held in Hong Kong, and I plan to bring us more interactive and skill-building sessions. In the past year, I organized a workshop on photography and a resume critique, […]

Chapter elections 2013: Jason L. Gatewood, Tokyo – Chapter Secretary

Posted on Oct 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

I’d like to spearhead a drive to redevelop our chapter’s web and social media presence along with clearly defining the processes we use for chapter-wide information dissemination.  I’ve been working with Yuriko Nagano and Eldes Tran on the current website and social media presences. I’d like to fashion a new site that would become the […]

Chapter elections 2013: Ramy Inocencio, Hong Kong – National Board Representative

Posted on Oct 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

Dear AAJA-Asia, Currently serving as your National Board Representative and Chapter President, you have entrusted me with leading our 220+ members across the Asia-Pacific in record membership growth, in steering networking and regional conference events such as the annual N3 Con and in representing your best interests at AAJA National in the U.S. I ask […]

Chapter elections 2013: Asha Phillips, Hong Kong – National Board Representative and At-Large Member

Posted on Oct 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

Dear members, I have been an active AAJA-Asia member for one year. I first became aware of the Asia chapter via Twitter just weeks before I moved to Hong Kong in 2012, and immediately upon arrival both Ramy Inocencio and Wendy Tang welcomed me into the family. AAJA and its members were instrumental in connecting […]

Chapter elections 2013: K. Oanh Ha, Hanoi – National Board Representative

Posted on Oct 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

My relationship with AAJA began in high school, when I received a scholarship to pursue my dream. After 17 years as a professional journalist, I’m proud to still be part of the AAJA family and am passionate about helping others discover the transformative experiences, opportunities and relationships AAJA and its community can offer. The AAJA-Asia chapter has grown tremendously in the last […]

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