Wall Street Journal Editor-at-Large Paul Steiger to Speak About the Future of Journalism at AAJA Convention in Miami

Posted by AC Team on Wednesday, 01 August 2007.

Wall Street Journal Editor-at-Large Paul Steiger to Speak About the Future of Journalism at AAJA Convention in Miami

MIAMI (U.S. ASIAN WIRE) July 31, 2007

Wall Street Journal editor-at-large Paul Steiger will address the future of journalism from his perspective at the helm of one of the leading and most widely circulated national newspapers in the country at the Asian American Journalists Association Convention on Friday, Aug. 3, in Miami, Fl.

Steiger, who also serves as vice-president of Dow Jones & Company, is the keynote speaker at AAJA's National Journalism Awards Lunch. He recently retired as managing editor at The Wall Street Journal, which has been the subject of recent news coverage as its owners consider a sale to News Corp.

AAJA's National Journalism Awards will also be presented at the annual lunch, which is sponsored by The McClatchy Company. David Ono, anchor, ABC7 "Eyewitness News," and Victoria Lim, reporter, Newschannel 8, will co-emcee the event.

The lunch will take place at the Hyatt Regency Miami from noon to 2 p.m. on Friday and requires registration. Attendees can register on-site.

AAJA National Convention

The Asian American Journalists Association is a non- profit professional and educational organization with approximately 2,000 members. Founded in 1981, AAJA has been at the forefront of change in the journalism industry. AAJA's mission is to encourage Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) to enter the ranks of journalism, to work for fair and accurate coverage of AAPIs, and to increase the number of AAPI journalists and news managers in the industry. AAJA is an alliance partner with UNITY Journalists of Color, along with the Native American Journalists Association, National Association of Hispanic Journalists, and National Association of Black Journalists. For more information, visit www.aaja.org.