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HQ Note: SAJA Annual Gala & Awards Dinner; SAJA Career Fair; Annual Knowledge@Wharton Scholarship for Business Journalism‏

2013-07-10 12:00 AM | Anonymous
SAJA's Annual Awards Dinner On Saturday Oct. 5th

Join us for our annual awards dinner and gala at The Yale Club in New York City!

We will honor and recognize excellence in journalism coverage of South Asia as well as outstanding reporting by South Asian journalists.

This is a fantastic opportunity to network with fellow SAJA members, other reporters, editors and producers from reputable media outlets.

Please stay tuned for updates on the evening's events and program schedule.


Register by September 8th to get these discounted prices!

Student Members (the first 20 members) : $100
SAJA Members: $200
Non-members: $250

Regular Ticket Prices (After September 8th):
Student Members: $125
SAJA Members: $250
Non-Members: $300

Corporate Tables: $2,500/table (10 tickets) Companies interested in paying for their corporate table by check can make their check payable to:
SAJA Group Inc. And please mail their check to:

John Laxmi
SAJA Treasurer
17 Costwood Road, Greenwich, C.T. 06830

Tickets are only available until September 30, 2013!

There will be no onsite registration, so secure your seats today!

Please note: Tickets are non-refundable.

Buy Tickets Here:

This is a banquet-style dinner. Please dress in formal attire. Many attending will be wearing South Asian-style, in tune with the organization's region of focus, but all styles are welcome.

SAJA Job Fair @ AAJA National Convention

This year, SAJA will be hosting its job fair in conjunction with the AAJA National Convention this summer at the Hilton New York Midtown Manhattan.

SAJA members will have a special one day rate on Friday, August 23, 2013 with complete access to the job fair as well as workshops, panel discussions, and AAJA's silent auction later that night.

Those interested in attending the full AAJA National Convention from Wednesday, August 21st - Saturday August 24th can get a SAJA discount rate as well.

**SAJA will be hosting a happy hour networking mixer on Friday August 23rd, 2013. This will be an opportunity for SAJA members to mingle with fellow SAJA and AAJA members from across the country. You don't have to be registered for the AAJA Convention to attend this mixer. This mixer will be open to everyone. Details coming soon!**

You will need to register through the AAJA Convention site.
To register, please follow the guidelines on this link:
Career Fair & Expo/Convention Registration

The discount code for SAJA members is SAJA2013, to be entered at the check-out page.

Registration Dates Below:
Day rate for Friday, August 23rd - $175

Full convention: Regular Registration/All registrations through 8/24 - $375

Any questions, please direct them to AAJA office at 415.346.2051, ext. 105, or email at

2013 Knowledge@Wharton Scholarship for Business Journalism: Applications Now Open!

The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists is pleased to present its flagship program: The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists.

This is a unique opportunity to attend the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists on a scholarship, exclusively set aside for a SAJA member. Scholarships are also set aside for members of AAJA, NAHJ, NAJA and NLGJA. This year's seminars will be held on Sunday, October 13, 2013 - Wednesday, October 16, 2013.

Each scholarship (which covers the cost of tuition, course materials and most meals) is worth approximately $1,995 and is furnished by The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Who Can Apply?

Any member of SAJA, AAJA, NAHJ, NAJA and NLGJA who is a reporter, editor or producer (including freelancers) currently living in the United States or Canada and working in a business journalism or a field that overlaps, such as healthcare or technology.
Applicants must be available to attend the Wharton program this year.
Individuals between two to seven years of experience as a business reporter or those news to business reporting, but with 5 - 10 years of experience as a reporter in another field are encouraged to apply.
Freelancers are welcome to apply

For more information, including last year's scholarship winners, click here:


DEADLINE TO APPLY: Friday, September 6, 2013

Winners will be informed by September 13, 2013

Questions? Contact SAJA Secretary Shefali Kulkarni -

This Summer: SAJA Comes To Your City

SAJA is looking to come to a city near you this summer! In the past we've hosted events in New York City, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Seattle, Las Vegas, Boston, Bay Area and Toronto. And we would love to host a happy hour, mixer, panel, informational session, or any other event that will help benefit our North American members. We love hearing from our members and want to collaborate with all of you.

If you are interested in hosting an event in your city please feel free to contact SAJA President Sovy Azhath at or SAJA Secretary Shefali Kulkarni at
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