EVENT: How to Make It as a Freelancer

No full-time job? No problem. At next month's AAJA Philly event, learn from AAJA members and other local journalists who are making a living freelancing. Their stories, videos and photos have been published in outlets like The New York Times, Reuters, The Washington Post, NPR, Philadelphia Magazine, and WHYY. In this panel discussion, we'll go over how to get your … Continue reading EVENT: How to Make It as a Freelancer

John Curley Scholarship Fund

The AAJA National Convention in San Francisco -- from August 12 to 15 this year -- will be a wonderful opportunity to network with other journalists from around the country, to participate in panel discussions with seasoned journalists, and to attend a career fair and résumé critique sessions. For the sixth year in a row, … Continue reading John Curley Scholarship Fund

EVENT: Chai Chats

Chai Chats: A Conversation about the Growing South Asian Diaspora in the Philadelphia Region Sponsored by the Philadelphia chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA)  What: Join AAJA and our featured speakers as they discuss the kaleidoscope of cultures and faiths that make up the growing South Asian diaspora in the region. Journalists: Come get story ideas. Community members: … Continue reading EVENT: Chai Chats

Philadelphia Public Record Apologizes for Asian Slurs

Our chapter was involved in organizing a statement from AAJA in regards to a photo caption in the Philadelphia Public Record that used Asian slurs. The Public Record junior employee responsible for the slurs has been fired, and the newspaper has issued an apology on its website. Board member Stephen Jiwanmall has since joined AAJA's MediaWatch committee to represent … Continue reading Philadelphia Public Record Apologizes for Asian Slurs

MIXER: Thursday, August 21

Come join AAJA-Philadelphia for our annual mixer with our colleagues at NAAAP and APABA-PA! What: Super Networking Mixer with members of NAAAP (National Association of Asian American Professionals) and APABA-PA (Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania)When: Thursday, Aug. 21st, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Where: Tavern 17, 220 S 17th St. (between Locust and Walnut), Philadelphia, (view … Continue reading MIXER: Thursday, August 21