Students and Young Journalists: Join the Yung AAJA Webinar for Career Help

So you’re a young journalism professional (or student), and you have no idea how to navigate the world of work.

Never fear! Yung AAJA is here!

Join AAJA Young Professionals Network (Yung AAJA) members Elaine Kong, Lian Parsons and Allen Peng for a YouTube Live webinar on Sunday, April 1 at 7-8:30 pm ET and learn all about what it takes to make it in the journalism world. Learn everything from cover letters to resumes and clip files.

To submit questions for the Q&A session during the webinar, click here.

About the facilitators

Elaine-Kong.jpgElaine Kong graduated in the spring of 2016 with a broadcast journalism degree from California State University, Fullerton. She is a hard news reporter with two years of experience in live reporting and creating packages on a daily basis. Hurricane Harvey shaped her as a hard-hitting journalist who cares about the characters in her story.

LIan-Parsons.jpegLian Parsons is a recent journalism graduate from Temple University. She writes for print and online and has covered topics including technology, business and finance, nonprofits, education and general news. In her free time, she can usually be found watching cat videos.


Elaine-Kong.jpgAllen Peng is a radio and digital journalist reporting for WNYC as a general assignment intern. He graduated from New York University in the spring of 2017 with degrees in journalism and Asian/Pacific/American studies. Find him at or the nearest boba shop.

Pictures and bios courtesy AAJA

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