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AAJA Seattle Journalism Networking Mixer
Blackball Desserts
Seattle, WA
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AAJA Seattle Journalism Networking Mixer
Do you want to get a leg up in the journalism world? Bring your business cards, practice your elevator pitch, and connect with mentors and future colleagues over bubble tea! Connecting with peers and professionals is a great way to discover new opportunities, foster lasting professional relationships, and build a support network.

This low-pressure networking event for students and early-career journalists, hosted by AAJA Seattle, will be 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Blackball Desserts at 651 South King Street in Seattles International District.

You'll get to meet with some of Seattles experienced journalists who can give you guidance and be a sounding board for your career questions.

Our featured journalists include:
Thomas Wilburn, web developer at The Seattle Times
Sydney Brownstone, online editor at KUOW
Travis Quezon, executive director of The Seattle Globalist

AAJA Seattle board members:
Shirley Qiu, features producer at The Seattle Times
Dahlia Bazzaz, education journalist at The Seattle Times
Sarah Eden Wallace, freelance journalist
Michelle Li, anchor for KING 5
Patranya Bhoolsuwan, reporter/anchor for KIRO 7
Jovelle Tamayo, independent photo and video journalist
Corinne Chin, video editor at The Seattle Times
Ramon Dompor, video editor at The Seattle Times

**Tickets are limited, so reserve your space as soon as you can.**

You get all this for $5 if you're a full, associate or student member of AAJA, NABJ/SABJ or SPJ. Tickets for the general public are $10.

If you're not already a member, the mentoring workshop will be free if you join AAJA Seattle at the event ($25/student membership). Find out more about being a member at http://www.aaja.org.

Please contact aajaseattle@gmail.com if you would like to attend, but the fee is a hardship for you.

The Asian American Journalists Association Seattle chapter is dedicated to promoting diversity in local newsrooms and fair coverage of Asian Americans in the media. Our programs include college scholarships for aspiring journalists, career development and community outreach to local nonprofit organizations.

Since 1985, AAJA Seattle has provided scholarships for students, professional development for journalists and service to the community in the Pacific Northwest.

The Seattle chapter promotes the association's three-part mission:
1. To encourage young Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to enter the ranks of journalism.
2. To promote fair and accurate coverage of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
3. To increase the number of Asian American and Pacific Islander journalists and news managers in the industry.

AAJA Seattle's members work throughout Washington state in print, television, radio and online media.


Blackball Desserts (View)
651 South King Street
Seattle, WA 98104
United States


Education > Workshops

Minimum Age: 18
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: No


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