AAJA Student Workshop is April 10

Calling all high school and college students interested in journalism! Join AAJA Sacramento for its annual Student Workshop:

Saturday, April 10, 2010, 10 a.m.
KCRA 3 Studios
3 Television Circle, Sacramento, CA 95814

Find out what skills and training hiring managers in the industry want to see in those breaking into the industry, and have your work critiqued by a professional. Whether you’re interested in broadcast, print, photography or new media, this is your opportunity to get your questions answered.

The event is free to all high school and college students. Please RSVP to AAJA Sacramento Student Coordinator Jeff Lapid at [email protected].

Feb. 10 – Lunar New Year Mixer

Join the Sacramento chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association for an after-work mixer at the legendary Frank Fat’s in downtown Sacramento. We buy the appetizers, you buy the drinks.

We’d like to extend a special invitation to the sponsors of our 3rd Annual Photo Showcase last fall. We couldn’t have done it without you!

AAJA Sacramento is embarking on an exciting year to mark our 25th anniversary. Watch for student workshops, community updates and other events!

Wednesday, Feb. 10

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Frank Fat’s
806 L St
Sacramento, CA 95814 US
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July 9 – Rally for Laura Ling and Euna Lee

Join AAJA Sacramento in support of Laura Ling and Euna Lee, two U.S. journalists sentenced to 12 years of labor reform in North Korea.

A rally will be held at the state Capitol:

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM


For more information, click here.

Annual fundraiser set for Sept. 29

Mark your calendars!

AAJA Sacramento is planning its 3rd annual Photo Showcase, the chapter’s annual fall fund-raising event to benefit programs and scholarships.

The Photo Showcase, which has featured award-winning works from The Sacramento Bee and Associated Press, returns to the 20th Street Art Gallery on Tuesday, Sept. 29. Watch for more details or contact chapter President Judy Lin at [email protected]

Volunteers Wanted!

The chapter is looking for volunteers to make this year’s fundraiser a success. We will hold a fund-raising meeting to map our our efforts. Hope to see you there.

Sunday, July 12
Burgers and Brew
1409 R St
Sacramento, CA 95811

May 30 – Professional Workshop: Social Networking for Journalists

AAJA Sacramento invites you to sign up for a three-hour class on Saturday, May 30, focusing on how journalists can _ and should _ be taking advantage of social networks to help promote their work and cultivate sources.

This class will be taught by Jenn de la Fuente, former web editor at The Sacramento Bee and current marketing director for the Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce.

Space is limited to 15 members, so first come, first serve! The event is free to AAJA members and $15 for non-members.

Bring your own laptop!

Please RSVP to Judy Lin at [email protected] Refreshments will be served.

Saturday, May 30, 2009
9:30am – 12:30pm
Capsity Offices http://www.capsity.com/
2321 P Street
Sacramento, CA