This year, AAJA is hosting the national convention virtually! Join us on August 9-15, 2020, for the first ever AAJA Fest! #AAJA2020 Registration for early-bird tickets is open now. We would love to see you there. AAJA Chicago sees this as an amazing opportunity to hear from and meet fellow AAPI journalists in the country … Continue reading Meet us virtually at AAJA Fest: August 9-15, 2020
In partnership with NABJ Chicago, NAHJ Chicago, Chicago Journalists Association, and Chicago Headline Club, AAJA Chicago is proud to co-sponsor a three-day virtual conference on COVID-19 and the climate crisis, entitled The Summer of Extremes: Racism, Health Inequity and Heat. Please see below for details, and how to get a free ticket. We hope to … Continue reading The Summer of Extremes: Racism, Health Inequity and Heat – June 23-25, 2020
Calling all Chicago community groups, non-profits and activists: Learn how to get your stories in the news. Our free, all-day workshop will cover using social media, pitching decision-makers at local media outlets, writing op-eds and more. Speakers include Jason Knowles, consumer reporter at ABC 7; Marissa Bailey, weekend anchor at CBS 2; Marcia Lythcott, Commentary page … Continue reading Join us April 26 for AAJA Chicago’s Media Access Workshop
AAJA Chicago’s annual charity trivia bowl tournament will be Saturday, November 9. Join us at Jenner & Block’s conference center (353 N. Clark Street) for a spirited competition testing your knowledge on a variety of subjects. General registration will begin soon - stay tuned for more information. If you have questions or would like additional … Continue reading It’s Trivia Bowl Time!
Internship application season is here, and some of Chicago’s top newsroom managers will be on hand to meet with students at AAJA Chicago’s Resume Critique event. Angela Rozas, a Chicago Tribune metro editor, will speak about what exactly she’s looking for in a star intern. Come ready to show resumes, clips, websites, portfolios and tapes. … Continue reading Internship Resume Critiques