Join Seattle’s Asian American Journalists Association, the Seattle Association of Black Journalists and KIRO 7 as we award the aspiring student journalists who have won this year’s Northwest Journalists of Color Scholarships, the Patricia Fisher Endowed Scholarship, the AAJA Seattle Founders Scholarship and the Northwest Journalists of Color-KIRO 7 Internship.
We’ll hear from keynote speaker Amina Al-Sadi of KUOW’s The Record, and we’ll also invite each of the scholarship winners to briefly speak about their career ambitions. This year’s NJC winners are Hailey Robinson, Ronnie Estoque, Elizabeth Alvarado, Agatha Pacheco and Starla Sampaco, who is also the winner of this year’s Founders Scholarship.
Rhea Panela has been selected as the KIRO-TV/Northwest Journalists of Color summer intern.
Peter Choi will also be recognized for his outstanding service.
Make some noise for the year of the rooster, with the Seattle chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association!
Each year, AAJA Seattle holds this banquet and silent auction to celebrate the start of a new year. It’s a time to eat together, watch performances, and kick off another year of programming.
Silent auction proceeds will go toward the chapter’s general fund. This year, the banquet will be held in Seattle at China Harbor.
ALL AGES ARE WELCOME.
You don’t have to be a journalist or Asian to attend, so please, encourage your friends and colleagues to attend. The more the merrier!
Discounted pre-sale tickets will be available until Jan. 20 at 11:59 p.m. After that, tickets at the door will be $50 ($25 for students), so get your tickets early and save!
China Harbor offers FREE PARKING in the lot in front of the restaurant.
China Harbor Appetizer Plate
Seafood hot and sour soup
Spicy salt and peppered prawns
General Tso’s chicken
Pork chop in Peking Sauce
Kung pao cabbage
Chicken fried rice
Steamed fish filet with wine sauce
Seasonal fresh fruit
Get your tickets
WHEN: 6 p.m. Saturday Jan 21, 2017 WHERE: China Harbor, 2040 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 TICKETS: Presale: $30 for AAJA/SPJ members, $40 General Admission, $25 Students/Children | $50 day-of/at the door. Get your tickets at http://aajalny2017.brownpapertickets.com
The AAJA Seattle Chef Showcase is back this year, featuring a great lineup of Seattle food and wine to be enjoyed at the top floor of the Columbia Tower at the Columbia Tower Club.
The event will be 6 p.m. Monday, remedy August 29 at the Columbia Tower Club.
Some of the most exciting chefs working in the Seattle food scene today are donating their time to demonstrate recipes. This year’s lineup of fabulous chefs includes Lisa Nakamura of Gnocchi Bar, Garrett Doherty of Kraken Congee, Jutamas Kwan Kanjanamai of Noi Thai and Kenneth Lee of Lionhead.
Drinks this year will be provided by Tranche Cellars and Fremont Brewing.
Advanced tickets are $25 for AAJA Members (limit one ticket per member) and $40 for the general public. Tickets at the door will be $50 for everyone. You must be 21 or older to attend the Chef Showcase.
Proceeds from this event benefit the Asian American Journalists Association Seattle chapter. AAJA Seattle 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.
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Do you have your tickets for the 2015 AAJA Seattle Chef Showcase?
We’re hosting this great event for the second year in a row on Aug. 10 at Columbia Tower Club. Members of AAJA Seattle and SPJ can get their tickets for $30 — that’s half the price of door tickets — through July 31 Aug. 3.
This year, our featured chefs are:
Garrett Doherty of Kraken Congee
Prometheus Brown and Chera Amlag of Food & Sh*t
Edouardo Jordan of Salare
Yenvy Pham of Pho Bac
$30 for AAJA and SPJ members through July 31 extended to Aug. 3.
$40 for Columbia Tower Club Members
$50 for general public tickets purchased in advance.
$60 at the door