Lonnie Wong receives AAJA Lifetime Achievement Award

AAJA Sacramento chapter board member Lonnie Wong was named the recipient of the 2016 AAJA Lifetime Achievement Award for demonstrating courage and commitment to the principles of journalism over the course of a life’s work, as well as dedication to issues important to the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.

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Matt Kawahara awarded the AAJA/Sacramento Bee Internship

AAJA Sacramento is proud to announce the winner of the first AAJA internship award in partner with The Sacramento Bee: Sacramento native and UC Berkeley student Matt Kawahara.
Matt edged out a field of well-qualified finalists with his passion for reporting. Matt will begin his 12-week internship at The Bee on June 1.
Congratulations and good luck!

AAJA Sacramento Thanks Outgoing Board Member Ryan Yamamoto

ryanA big thank you to outgoing AAJA Sacramento Board Member Ryan Yamamoto. He has been a critical part of the chapter’s annual Photo Showcases, serving as the Co-Photo Coordinator. We truly appreciate his dedication to the chapter as a board member for the past 2 years. Before that, he was a board member and even served a brief stint as Chapter President. Together, he and Suzanne have been huge supporters of AAJA Sacramento personally and professionally. We thank them for opening their home and their hearts to our cause.