Grants To Our Sports Journalist Family: Happy Opening Day!

To Our Sports Journalist Family: Happy Opening Day!

Happy Opening Day to all our AAJA family covering sports and everyone affiliated with the AAJA Sports Task Force! So many of you have been waiting for Opening Day of the 2018 Major League Baseball season. For some of you, it’s Christmas in April! We’re excited for you and excited for all the great baseball …

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Grants AAJA Sports Task Force Hosts Facebook Live Session with Joon Lee

AAJA Sports Task Force Hosts Facebook Live Session with Joon Lee

The AAJA Sports Task ForceĀ is hosting a Facebook Live session on Wednesday, April 14 from 7-8 pm ET on their Facebook page. AAJA member Joon Lee of Bleacher Report will be hosting the session. He’ll be talking about his post-grad life, his experience in sports journalism and his time covering the 2018 Winter Olympics.

News NHL’s First Asian American Player Dies at 94

NHL’s First Asian American Player Dies at 94

Some news special to Asian Americans: Larry Kwong, the first Asian in the NHL, died today at 94. Kwong was called from the New York Rangers’s farm team to play for them for one night in 1948. Check out this New York Times piece for the fascinating story of this barrier breaker.