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AAJA Hawaii Panel: How Hawai‘i’s Media Reported in the Year of the Pandemic

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the April 22 panel on how Hawai‘i’s media reported in the year of the pandemic.

Our panelists were:

  • Annalisa Burgos, KITV
  • Eleni Avendaño, Honolulu Civil Beat
  • Ashley Mizuo, Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Here is the link to the replay:

AAJA Multimedia Journalism Awards

Congratulations to Jayna Omaye and the Honolulu Magazine team for their first place multimedia award from Asian American Journalists Association! Their powerful feature, Soldiering On, documented 17 Nisei soldiers’ lives after World War II.


Jayna Omaye

Hawai‘i AAJA Journalists to Poynter Leadership Academy for Diversity

Published to Facebook by Krystyn Shi Huangdi — Check this out!

Two journalists close to home were chosen for the Poynter Institute’s fifth Leadership Academy for Diversity.

Congratulations to current Hawaii Chapter member Diane Lee, of the Honolulu Star Advertiser, and former Hawaii Chapter member Kimberly Yuen, currently Newsday’s digital editor.

Members of the 2020-21 Leadership Academy for Diversity in Digital Media

Members of the 2020-21 Leadership Academy for Diversity in Digital Media

Poynter and The Washington Post announce members of the 2020-21 Leadership Academy for Diversity in Digital Media

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Aug. 5, 2020) – In partnership with The Washington Post, the Poynter Institute is proud to announce the journalists selected for its fifth Leadership Academy for Diversity in Digital Media.

The 32 journalists who emerged from over 130 applicants are pioneers in digital media who have demonstrated an aptitude for leadership through current projects and references. They were selected by a committee including graduates of the program, with an emphasis on ensuring diversity across race and ethnicity, geography, technology platforms, organization size and skill sets.


AAJA Hawaii Mid-Year Virtual Happy Hour

Thanks to everyone who joined our inaugural virtual mid-year happy hour last night! It was great to catch up and have a thought-provoking discussion on the events taking place around the country right now.

Virtual Happy Hour

AAJA Hawaii Virtual Happy Hour, June 5, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/aajahawaii/

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