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Thursday, August 22 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Covering Asian American and Immigrant Communities

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Learn how to cover Asian American and immigrant issues beyond the press releases and community events. We'll go into how to break through cultural barriers, gain trust among groups that don't talk to the media and how to deal with your editors.

Twitter: @aaja, #AAJAimmigrants

Location: Murray Hill West 

Speakers
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Kat Chow

Digital Journalist, NPR's Switch Code
Kat Chow is an inaugural member of NPR’s race, ethnicity and culture team, Code Switch. Her role includes reporting and telling stories using social media, sparking conversations online and blogging. She previously worked with WGBH in Boston and was a reporting fellow for The Cambodia Daily, an English-language newspaper in Phnom Penh.
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Anh Do

Staff Writer, L.A. Times
Anh Do covers multicultural communities and issues at the Los Angeles Times. Previously, she served as vice president of Nguoi Viet Daily News, the largest Vietnamese-language publication in the U.S. She has also worked at Dallas Morning News, The Seattle Times and Orange County Register. Her work has been honored by Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and AAJA. Anh is the recipient of the Dart Award for Excellence in... Read More →
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Wendy Lee

Business Reporter, KPCC
Wendy Lee is a Business and Economics Reporter for Southern California Public Radio, 89.3 FM KPCC. | | Before joining KPCC, Wendy was a business reporter for the Star Tribune in Minneapolis and The Tennessean in Nashville. Her work has been published in The Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal and the Houston Chronicle.
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Richard Lui

Anchor/Reporter, MSNBC
Richard Lui is an MSNBC dayside anchor. He has anchored some of the network's major breaking stories, including the 2011 debt-ceiling debate and the Arab Spring. Before joining MSNBC, he worked for CNN Worldwide. Richard attended UC Berkeley, majoring in the political economy of industrial society and graduating with a B.A. in rhetoric. He received an MBA from the University of Michigan and is enrolled at Stanford University's... Read More →
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Jeff Yang

Writer, Wall Street Journal
Jeff Yang (moderator) writes the weekly column Tao Jones for the Wall Street Journal Online, and is a frequent contributor to WNYC radio, as a pundit on Friday Follow panel on PRI's "The Takeaway" and as "Pop & Politics" correspondent for "The Brian Lehrer Show." Prior to joining the Journal, for seven years, Yang wrote Asian Pop, a biweekly column on Asian and Asian American media, entertainment, technology and culture for the San... Read More →
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Phil Yu

Founder, Angry Asian Man
Phil Yu is the founder and editor of Angry Asian Man, a popular Asian American news/culture blog. Building a steady, loyal readership since 2001, The Washington Post calls Angry Asian Man "a daily must-read for the media-savvy, socially conscious, pop-cultured Asian American." Mixing humor with criticism, Phil's commentary has been featured and quoted in stories for the Post, New York Times, National Public Radio, CNN, Los Angeles... Read More →


Thursday August 22, 2013 3:00pm - 3:50pm
New York Hilton Midtown 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019