Hi all, This year we’re organizing our first-ever lightning talks. What are lightning talks, you ask? They’re five-minute presentations (usually accompanied with a PowerPoint presentation) given by anyone about anything. They look like this: http://igniteshow.com/. The goal is to delight, inform, enlighten and/or entertain a room full of journalists. We need your help to get […]
Good morning AAJA Hawaii Chapter, Every journalist has a rolodex of go-to experts that they call on to help tell a story. The trouble is that few of them are diverse. To help change that, AAJA is organizing its first AAJA Media Institute, a two-day workshop to train thought leaders and help them become valuable […]
FILIPINO COMMUNITY CENTER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The FilCom Center’s mission is to develop, own and operate a community center that provides social, economic and education services and to promote and perpetuate Filipino culture and customs in the State of Hawaii. The FilCom Center was formally inaugurated in June, 2002. It is the biggest Filipino Community […]
HONOLULU Magazine is seeking a Marketing Manager. Please send resume and letter of interest to Alyson Helwagen, Publisher, HONOLULU Magazine.firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> Internal and External recruitment is simultaneous. Marketing Manager, HONOLULU Group Pacific Basin Communications Job Description: Works on the following titles: -HONOLULU Magazine (monthly, 12 issues per year) -HONOLULU Shops (quarterly, 4 issues per year) -HONOLULU […]
Thank you to everyone who participated and attended the AAJA-Hawaii Photo/Video Industry Discussion Panel on April 30 at the Japanese Cultural Center. Photos from the event can be found below and on our Facebook page at facebook.com/aajahawaii.
What is the future of photography and video? What are some of the challenges in the industry and how can they be addressed? What is the best software/equipment to use? How has the cell phone affected the industry? This interactive panel will delve into a discussion with industry professionals about the state of the photography/video […]
Join more than 850 journalists, news executives, media researchers and community leaders at the 24th Annual AAJA National Convention at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, August 13-16, 2014.
Who: Former AAJA National President Doris Truong (Washington Post) What: Karaoke mixer When: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 5 Where: Nocturna Lounge (Waterfront Plaza) Details: Free karaoke until 9 p.m., no-host cocktails, outside food welcome Also: Chapter board meeting to precede event at 5:30 p.m., outside “M” Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The dramatic democratic and economic reforms taking place in Myanmar (Burma) include an easing of restrictions on the media. Over the last two years, the Myanmar government ended half a century of prepublication censorship, opened the media marketplace to privately owned papers, and granted licenses for 16 daily newspapers. Two journalists from Myanmar who are in Honolulu as part of the East-West Center’s 2013 Jefferson Fellowships, will share first-hand perspectives on these changes and what they mean for the media and for the country.
Former Chicago Tribune South Asia bureau chief Kim Barker covered major stories such as the assassination of Benazir Bhutto and rising militancy in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Now a reporter for ProPublica, Barker will speak about her life’s work in journalism and read from her book, “The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan.” at the University of Hawaii on April 23, 2013 – 600-700pm