The Windy City chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association
The Chicago chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association was formed in 1989 by Linda Yu, a former ABC-7 news anchor, and David Ibata, a former Chicago Tribune editor. The chapter presents a variety of journalism-related activities, the most important of which are designed to help prepare young journalists for a successful career in the news media. It also promotes diversity programs, offers career advice, works with other journalist organizations, and encourages networking among AAJA members nationwide.
AAJA Chicago 2023 Board
President: Jessica kiim Cohen
Vice President: Siri Chilukuri
Secretary-Treasurer: Amy Qin
Communications Director: Yiwen Lu
Partnerships Director: Ariel Cheung