2 0 1 2 A A J A S P E C I A L AWA R D S QUESTIONS? Marcia Santillan, Professional Programs Coordinator, at 415-346-2051 ext. 107 or MarciaS@aaja.org. The Asian American Journalists Association annually pays tribute to two individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to AAJA and/or the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. All entries must be received by Friday, April 20, 2012 by 5:00pm PST. One form per entry. All information is required to process your registration. Any one of the following are accepted forms of registration: MAIL EMAIL FAX
AAJA SPECIAL AWARDS, 5 Third Street, Suite 1108, San Francisco CA 94103 MarciaS@aaja.org - send a .pdf of this form with all required information with subject line: “Special Awards” 415.346.6343
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q The LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD honors an individual who has demonstrated courage and commitment to the principles of journalism over the course of a life’s work, as well as dedication to issues important to the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.
q The SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD honors an individual who has helped to advance AAJA’s goal over the past year or over the course of a life’s work.
(SEND ONE ELECTRONIC COPY OR FIVE COPIES OF THE FOLLOWING)
q OFFICIAL ENTRY FORM with all information completed q NOMINATION LETTER (300 words or less) stating why you believe the Nominee should receive the award. q BIOGRAPHY of the Nominee, with as many details as possible. Include résumé, if available, and supporting letters of reference. q PHOTO: 8” x 10” or larger, 300-dpi or highest resolution, color .jpg (can be sent via e-mail to MarciaS@aaja.org)
JUDGING & AWARDS
Judges are professional journalists and change annually. Honorees and their nominators will be notified in advance of the convention. Awards will be presented on August 3, 2012 at the Gala Scholarship & Awards Banquet during the UNITY convention in Las Vegas.
Nominate someone for the Special Awards by filling in and downloading the application