Executive Leadership Program grads

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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AAJA Sacramento awards $3,000 in scholarships to two local students

Donna Lee and Deur Julie Tcha were selected for AAJA Sacramento scholarships this year.

Tcha, a senior at California State University, Sacramento majoring in government journalism, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship. She is an intern at CBS13 and plans to intern in the Office of Assemblymember Dave Jones this fall.

Lee, who will be a graduate student at Columbia this fall, was given a $2,000 scholarship. She is currently interning as an associate producer for ‘Insight’ on Capital Public Radio. Lee interned at The Statesman-Journal in Salem, Ore. as part of the Chips Quinn Scholar program and at the Sacramento News & Review. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in molecular and cell biology from the University of California at Berkeley.