What: This year’s AAJA National Convention is in Detroit on Aug. 10-13. The AAJA-Philly chapter is going on a mini-road trip and partnering with AAJA-New York for a pre-convention mixer in New York City on Saturday, May 21. (Earlier in the day, there will be a digital-training event at CNN in NY.)
Come network and learn more trivia about the Motor City. The mixer will also feature a raffle for a convention registration and other Detroit-themed
Where: Motor City Bar, 127 Ludlow Street, by Rivington Street in the
Lower East Side of Manhattan
When: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
What else: Free Admission, Cash Bar
2 for 1 specials from 6-7 p.m.
No RSVP required. Raffle tickets may be bought for $5 each at the event or online at
Raffle ticket owners must be present at the mixer to win.
By New York City subway: Take the F train south to the Delancey Street station, walk one block west on Bowery Street, then turn right on Ludlow Street. Or take the J,M or Z train to the Essex Street station, walk three blocks west on Bowery Street, then turn right on Ludlow Street.
And before the mixer,…
Digital Training Day
Hosted and sponsored by CNN
What: A fun-filled day to network with NY journalists and to brush up on some basic technical skills such as shooting digital video.
Where: CNN NY: One Time Warner Center, Columbus Circle
When: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(This is planned as a whole-day event, not one with different sessions where you can drop in and out.)
Directions: A,B,C,D & 1 train to Columbus Circle
Cost: $10 AAJA student members, $20 AAJA members & $30 non-members.
Registration is very limited, participants must pay in advance.
Breakfast and lunch will be provided.