Join AAJA’s Sports Task Force on Thursday, October 13 from 8:00 – 9:00 PM ET for an online mentoring session with Jack Wang, a Los Angeles Rams beat reporter for the LA Daily News. Open to students and early career AAPI journalists, the Sports Task Force Online Mentoring Sessions are broadcast via Facebook Live and teach aspiring journalists how colleagues are performing at the highest levels. Jack will answer your questions about how to break into the business, the obstacles he faced, and the pitfalls of writing a headline for a story on Myles Jack. Log on to Facebook and head to the AAJA-Sports Journalists page to join the conversation.
AAJA-STF Online Mentor Session
+ Thursday, October 13, 8:00 – 9:00 PM ET / 5:00 – 6:00 PM PT
+ Via Facebook Live at http://www.facebook.com/AsianAmericanSportsJournalists
+ More info on the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1582597955377999/
+ With Jack Wang, Los Angeles Rams reporter for the LA Daily News
Wang is a Los Angeles Rams beat writer you may have seen on HBO’s “Hard Knocks” for his coverage of the football team. Before covering the Rams, he covered the UCLA Bruins for three and a half years. Wang began his career with the Southern California News Group after earning the Sports Journalism Institute scholarship from AAJA and interning at the Salt Lake Tribune. Wang has also interned at the San Francisco Chronicle and worked at UC Berkeley’s campus paper, the Daily Californian, for three and a half years.
Tweet your questions before and during the broadcast to @thejackwang using #AAJAHangout.
The AAJA Sports Task Force (STF) is an affinity group of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion throughout the sports media industry. Membership includes sports journalists (print, broadcast, digital), media professionals, academics and marketing and public relations professionals. The Sports Task Force’s mission is to elevate the voice of Asian Americans in sports media across multiple platforms and encourage future Asian American sports media professionals through mentorship, educational offerings and scholarship opportunities. Follow STF on Twitter @AAJASports.