AAJA SF holds event to explore new career opportunities

We’re partnering with the South Asian Journalists Association to hold an event on Oct. 26 to help journalists looking for opportunities outside of traditional media careers. The workshop,”Career Remix: Exploring Journalism’s New Frontiers,” will include panelists and speakers who will discuss how to transition into public relations, freelancing, or the startup world. A networking opportunity will follow the event.

We’re excited to announce the following panelists:
Ellen Lee, Freelance technology and business journalist.
Vanessa Hua, Award-winning journalist and fiction writer.
Marie Baca, Journalist, essayist and humor writer.
Wendy Tanaka, Senior executive, Sitrick and Company.
Cybil Wallace, Executive Producer of the Creative Newsroom, Edelman
Dave Barthmuss, Group Manager, West Coast Communication team, General Motors.
Burt Herman, Co-founder, Storify
Jigar Mehta, Director of Operations, Matter.vc
Adriano Farano, Co-founder, Watchup

The Saturday event goes from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Academy of Art’s downtown San Francisco campus. Tickets cost between $10 and $20, but the event is free for students. Lunch and a light breakfast are included. To sign up or for more details, go to our Eventbrite page.

Also, many thanks to our sponsors General Motors and the Academy of Art University!

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