Ryan Yamamoto, Sports Anchor/Reporter at News10, has been nominated for an Emmy for his story – “Beating the Odds, Beating Brain Surgery.”
AAJA Members Florence Low and Ngoc Nguyen of the Sacramento Bee have been selected for the AAJA Multimedia Training Opportunities to be held in San Francisco this year. The hands-on training sessions include classes on multimedia equipment, digital and high-definition cameras, Mac digital editing, video production, Final Cut Pro and Dreamweaver.
Bobby Caina Calvan, Judy Lin, and Pamela Wu are the newest graduates of AAJA’s Executive Leadership Program. ELP helps Asian American and Pacific Islander journalists become outstanding newsroom leaders and executives.The 2008 ELP Introductory Session took place on March 12-16 in San Francisco. Other AAJA Sacramento Chapter graduates include: Suzanne Phan (Class of 2006) and Sandy Louey (Class of 1998).
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Bobby Caina Calvan, a Sacramento Bee staff writer and AAJA Sacramento’s representative to the AAJA National Advisory Board, has returned from a three-month leave from The Bee. Six of those weeks were spent in the Baghdad bureau of McClatchy Newspapers, The Bee’s parent company.