Upcoming events

    • Friday, January 30, 2015
    • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Columbia University School of Journalism - World Room
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    UPDATE: 20 tickets added! We were able to add more seats and there are 20 tickets left.

    All remaining tickets go through the waiting list. If you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please e-mail: president@saja.org. We are working on adding more seats.

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    What Rabia Chaudry Knows

    Are you suffering from Serial withdrawal? If you’re one of the millions of listeners who were captivated by This American Life’s record-shattering podcast, chances are you didn’t get enough.

    What didn’t make the podcast? What’s next for Adnan Syed's case? And what does Serial mean for the future of digital storytelling?

    Join Rabia Chaudry – the lawyer who first brought Adnan’s case to reporter Sarah Koenig’s attention – in conversation with WNYC reporter Arun Venugopal and attorney Asim Rehman on Friday, January 30th.

    Where: Columbia University Journalism School - World Room

    When: 6:00 p.m. (doors open)

    Columbia Journalism School Students: Free

    SAJA Student Members: Free

    SAJA Members: $10

    Non-SAJA Members: $20



    About the moderators:

    Arun Venugopal is a reporter and the creator of Micropolis, WNYC’s multi-platform series examining race, sexuality, religion, street life and other issues that define New York City. He has been with the station since 2005, and has covered a wide range of stories, including the death of Sean Bell, the controversy over the Park 51 mosque and community center and Occupy Wall Street .

    Previously, Venugopal wrote for India Abroad, the largest English-language paper serving the Indian diaspora, and served as an editor at the multi-faith website Beliefnet. He has appeared on PBS Newshour, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, On the Media and Studio 360, and has been published in The Wall Street Journal and Salon. His commentary on Indian-American issues has appeared in the New York Times, the New York Post and the Associated Press. He lives with his family in Queens.


    Asim Rehman is General Counsel for the Office of the Inspector General for the New York City Police Department, an independent office charged with investigating, reviewing, studying, auditing and making recommendations relating to the operations, policies, programs and practices of the NYPD. Prior to joining OIG-NYPD, Asim served as in-house litigation counsel for a Fortune 100 company, as a law firm associate, as a Special Assistant District Attorney in Brooklyn, and as a law clerk for a Federal District Judge.

    Asim Rehman is also the former President and co-founder of the Muslim Bar Association of New York. Through MuBANY, Asim has written and spoken on issues concerning civil liberties and the Muslim American community and has consulted with New York community organizations on law enforcement matters. Asim has served on a U.S. Department of Homeland Security Working Group, has testified before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, and was sent by the U.S. State Department to India to talk to audiences about civil rights, civic engagement, and the U.S. legal profession.





    • Saturday, January 31, 2015
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • CNN New York Office, One Time Warner Place, West 58th Street btw 8th & 9th Avenues
    Registration is closed




    SOLD OUT!


    SAJA will be hosting a special panel discussion at the CNN NY office about the role of South Asian women as on-air reporters & anchors in today's news media.

    Here's a great chance for SAJA members to speak with 2 South Asian women who will share their experiences & stories as a minority  journalist working on-camera in the TV news field.

    The event will be a panel discussion followed by Q&A from the attendees.

    The panelists are both SAJA members and have experience in the local and national news markets!

    1.) Hena Daniels - Anchor/Reporter at Connecticut's WFSB station in Hartford.


    2.) Sonia Moghe - CNN NY Bureau Producer, former reporter at WCBS & WPIX in NYC.


    The moderator of the panel discussion will be CNN HLN Producer/Writer & SAJA board member Sovy Azhath.


    *After the event, there will be a short networking mixer at a nearby bar. Details will be announced on the day of the event*

    DATE/TIME: SATURDAY JAN 31ST: 3PM-5PM

    WHERE: CNN NY OFFICE - ONE TIME WARNER PLACE, WEST 58TH BTW 8TH & 9TH AVENUES

    SAJA MEMBERS:$5 

    NON-SAJA MEMBERS: $15

    All attendees must RSVP by Tuesday Jan 27th!

Past events

Friday, December 12, 2014 SAJA Holiday Party, Annual Members Meeting, & Election with Aasif Mandvi.
Monday, December 01, 2014 SAJA Elections 2015-2016
Saturday, October 11, 2014 2014 SAJA Convention
Thursday, September 25, 2014 SAJA Reporting Panel @ The New York Times
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 SAJA Ifthar - 2014
Monday, May 12, 2014 The True American at Asia Society
Friday, May 02, 2014 SAJA Comes to Bloomberg News
Thursday, April 03, 2014 SAJA Online Writing Workshop @CNN NY
Thursday, April 03, 2014 SAJA Boston Happy Hour
Thursday, March 06, 2014 All You Need to Know About the NY Health Insurance Exchange
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 All You Need to Know About the NY Health Insurance Exchange
Tuesday, February 04, 2014 "India's Vote" Discussion With SAJA & Asia Society
Thursday, January 16, 2014 SAJA-NYC: Desis, South Asians and the Rest of Them
Thursday, December 05, 2013 SAJA-NYC: Annual Members Meeting, Election & Holiday Party
Thursday, December 05, 2013 SAJA-DC: Holiday Party
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 SAJA Comes to CNN NY
Sunday, November 17, 2013 SAJA Board Elections 2014-15
Saturday, October 26, 2013 Exploring Journalism's New Frontiers
Thursday, October 17, 2013 SAJA Comes to CNN D.C. (Students Only)
Saturday, October 05, 2013 2013 SAJA Awards Dinner and Gala
Thursday, September 26, 2013 SAJA Comes to CBS News
Thursday, September 12, 2013 SAJA/Imran Qureshi's Exhibit@MET Museum
Thursday, September 05, 2013 SAJA D.C. Happy Hour
Friday, August 23, 2013 SAJA/AAJA Career Fair & Expo - Friday Aug 23
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 SAJA Summer Mixer
Friday, May 31, 2013 SAJA Comes to ABC News
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 SAJA D.C. Spring Mixer
Thursday, April 18, 2013 SAJA Comes to Bloomberg News
Tuesday, April 09, 2013 SAJA & Contently's Portfolio Review for Freelance Writers & Bloggers
Sunday, April 07, 2013 SAJA 2013 Internship Fund
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 SAJA/AAJA/APEX March Mixer
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 SAJA Mid-Winter Media Mixer with the Deadline Club
Thursday, February 07, 2013 "Meet the 2013 SAJA Board Mixer" in NYC on Thursday Feb 7th
Sunday, February 03, 2013 SAJA-SAMMA Super Bowl Webcast
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 A Conversation With ANG LEE AND DAVID MAGEE
Monday, December 17, 2012 SAJA-DC: Holiday Party & Meet Your Board
Tuesday, December 04, 2012 SAJA Holiday Party
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 SAJA@Work: Dow Jones/The Wall Street Journal
Sunday, November 18, 2012 SAJA Board Elections 2013-14
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 SAJA Mentoring/Resume Critique
Thursday, October 04, 2012 An evening with Tarun Tejpal, author of "The Story of my Assassins"
Thursday, October 04, 2012 WEBCASTS WITH 2012 SAJA REPORTING FELLOW, ERIK OLSEN
Tuesday, October 02, 2012 A panel discussion on Supply and Demand: Migration, Trafficking and the Private Sector
Saturday, July 14, 2012 2012 SAJA Awards Dinner and Gala: Complimentary Registration
Saturday, July 14, 2012 2012 SAJA Awards Dinner and Gala
Saturday, June 23, 2012 SAJA-DC: Happy Hour
Thursday, June 07, 2012 SAJA-NYC: Book Launch and Talk with Vijay Prashad
Sunday, June 03, 2012 SAJA 2012 Internship Fund
Saturday, June 02, 2012 SAJA-Atlanta: Panel/Mixer @CNN Center
Monday, May 21, 2012 SAJA-Boston: Mixer with JAWS
Thursday, May 10, 2012 SAJA-TO: Rebranding Ethnic Conflict: Sri Lanka 2009
Wednesday, May 09, 2012 SAJA-TO: Samadhana 2012
Monday, April 30, 2012 Producing Bollywood: Inside the Contemporary Hindi Film Industry with Tejaswini Ganti
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 SAJA-DC: Happy Hour
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 SAJA-NYC: Reception for Pakistani/Pakistani-American Journalists
Sunday, April 08, 2012 2012 SAJA JOURNALISM AWARDS
Sunday, April 01, 2012 SAJA-SF: Meetup and Mixer
Sunday, April 01, 2012 SAJA-SF: Social Media One-Night Stand presented by Columbia Journalism Continuing Education
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 SAJA-NYC: Advanced Social Media Workshop for Journalists and Professionals
Thursday, March 22, 2012 SAJA-NYC: Meet the Board Mixer
Thursday, March 22, 2012 SAJA-DC: Book Reading and Chat // “Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi” with NPR’s Steve Inskeep
Thursday, March 22, 2012 SAJA-NYC: SAJA@Work with Bloomberg News
Sunday, March 18, 2012 SAJA-TO: Meetup with Journalist Salil Tripathi
Thursday, March 15, 2012 Co-sponsored by SAJA-NYC: A Conversation with Akash Kapur at the Asia Society
Friday, March 09, 2012 SAJA-NYC: Book Launch // "Beautiful Thing: Inside the Secret World of Bombay's Dance Bars" with Sonia Faleiro
Wednesday, March 07, 2012 SAJA-NYC: India Trailer // A Talk by Mumbai Film Curator and Journalist Meenakshi Shedde
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 View from the Top: Senior editors discuss today's journalism
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 "Love, Inshallah" - A Discussion with the Creators and Writers
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 @NYTIndia: Behind the Scenes with India Ink
Thursday, January 19, 2012 THE GIRL IN THE GARDEN
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 SAJA at the MET: Gallery Tour and Panel Discussion
Thursday, December 08, 2011 SAJA Holiday Party
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 SAJA @ Work : DJ/WSJ
Sunday, November 13, 2011 SAJA Board Elections 2012-13
Thursday, November 03, 2011 SAJA Boston Happy Hour Nov. 3
Thursday, November 03, 2011 SAJA NYC Happy Hour Nov. 3
Thursday, November 03, 2011 SAJA DC Happy Hour Nov. 3
Friday, October 14, 2011 Meet Imran Khan & Bobby Ghosh
Saturday, June 18, 2011 SAJA Convention & Gala - Recruiter Registration
Friday, June 17, 2011 SAJA Convention & Awards Gala - Comp Registration
Friday, June 17, 2011 SAJA Convention & Awards Gala
Friday, March 25, 2011 BOOK CONVERSATION: "Geek Nation: How Indian Science is Taking Over the World"
Thursday, March 17, 2011 WEBCASTS WITH STARS OF NBC "OUTSOURCED" + REALITY TV 3pm EST 3/17/2011
Thursday, March 03, 2011 SAJA NYC Mixer Thurs March 3rd
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 WEBCAST: New Yorker's Jon Lee Anderson on SAJA Lanka Briefing #5: 9-9:45 a.m EST
Thursday, February 10, 2011 WEBCAST: Parag Khanna on "How to Rule the World
Tuesday, February 08, 2011 WEBCAST: Desis & the Grammys
Sunday, February 06, 2011 WEBCAST: SAJA Super Bowl Sunday

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