We are devastated by the news out of Atlanta. Last night a white man murdered 8 people, 6 of whom were Asian women. This violence is the culmination of centuries of white supremacy in America, and it's important we center the victims and most marginalized in our coverage. To help Chicago journalists looking to cover … Continue reading Resources for Covering Anti-Asian Violence + Statement on the 3/17 Shootings in Atlanta
The Chicago chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association is pleased to sponsor a paid fall 2022 internship at Block Club Chicago, a local leader in neighborhood news. The intern will earn a $5,000 stipend, split by AAJA and Block Club. AAJA's portion is given in honor of chapter co-founder and longtime ABC7 Chicago journalist … Continue reading Apply for AAJA Chicago’s 2022 Linda Yu Internship with Block Club Chicago
The Chicago chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association is proud to sponsor a summer 2022 internship at the Chicago Tribune, one of the top newspapers in the United States. AAJA Chicago’s scholarship is given in honor of chapter co-founder and longtime Chicago Tribune journalist David Ibata for his dedication to empowering the voices of … Continue reading Apply for AAJA Chicago’s 2022 David Ibata Print Internship with the Chicago Tribune
REGISTER AAJA Chicago's Trivia Bowl is a test of knowledge and wits and will serve as a fundraiser for our 2022 internship scholarships. Teams of up to eight people will compete in multiple rounds of trivia for AAJA Chicago's 2021 Trivia Bowl, hosted by ESPN reporter Michele Steele. Whether you're a group of gumshoes or … Continue reading Sign up now for Trivia Bowl 2021
Need feedback on a resume, cover letter or reel? AAJA Chicago members can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org at any time with “RESUME/COVER LETTER/REEL FEEDBACK” in the subject line, and we’ll connect you with an AAJA Chicago member within 72 hours to review your application materials. If you’re a journalist who would like to volunteer to … Continue reading Need feedback on a resume, cover letter, or reel? Email us!
Join AAJA Chicago for a lively conversation on freelance journalism, featuring independent reporters and critics from around the city. We’ll talk about the state of the media industry, discuss the art and science of pitching, and share advice on managing your time and money. This free panel will be moderated by our secretary-treasurer, Taylor Moore, … Continue reading Pitch Perfect: Making it as a Freelancer – May 13, 6:00-7:30 pm CST