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Congrats to Jean Lee, Alicia Patterson Foundation fellowship winner

AAJA-Asia member Jean Lee, Seoul bureau chief for the Associated Press, is a 2014 recipient of the Alicia Patterson Foundation grant, American journalism’s oldest writing fellowship. The program — created in 1965 in memory of Alicia Patterson, editor and publisher of Newsday — helps top journalists pursue in-depth reporting on national and international issues. The new …

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Job opening: Freelance journalist in Asia for Gay Star News

Gay Star News, which bills itself as the world’s leading, rolling LGBT news website, is seeking a freelance journalist in Asia within an hour or two of the Hong Kong time zone. The position offers competitive rates and is part-time, and with weekend shifts. We need an experienced/qualified news journalist with a passion for gay …

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JUNE 7: NETWORKING & NORTH KOREA w/ the Seoul Foreign Correspondents Club

A night of networking and North Korea? AAJA and the Seoul Foreign Correspondents Club are making it happen this June! Come out for a joint happy hour with AAJA and the SFCC, plus a screening of “Juche Strong,” an 18-minute documentary on North Korea. We’ll also be joined by a visiting class of U.S. student journalists from WTAMU, …

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Photo recap: EWC International Media Conference in Seoul

AAJA-Asia members not only live-tweeted the conference in Seoul over the weekend, some were speakers and many more participated in the discussions — and trekked up to the 38th parallel to the DMZ. We all had our cameras on hand too. Here’s some of what AAJA-Asia president Ken Moritsugu and vice president Ramy Inocencio captured: …

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Freelance opportunity: Bloomberg BNA in Japan, S Korea, SE Asia

Bloomberg BNA, a stand-alone subsidiary of Bloomberg LLP, is seeking several freelance correspondents in Asia to cover legal and regulatory news. Applicants must have several years reporting experience working on daily deadlines for English-language publications and local language skills. Must be able to work well independently and be aggressive when it comes to pitching story …

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