Advice for aspiring podcasters at V3con: ‘Just do it’

      Advice for aspiring podcasters at V3con: ‘Just do it’

      June 28th, 2015 - in V3con with 0 comment

      By Elizabeth Chou Anyone still on the fence about whether to start up a podcast was advised to "just do it" -- but not before receiving well-tested tips from a trio of pros about how to make the endeavor less scary. The Saturday V3con panel discussion "Listen Up: What It Takes to Be a Great Podcast" featured tips from podcasters Tanzila Ahmed of "Good Muslim, Bad Muslim," Ann Friedman of...

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      Co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter presents inside look at the movement

      Co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter presents inside look at the movement

      June 27th, 2015 - in History, Panelists, V3con with 0 comment

      Patrisse Cullors with Gil Asakawa at "Making a Movement: #BlackLivesMatter."By Cameron Quon The co-founder of the #BlackLivesMatter movement spoke about its origins and its development through social media, in a highlighted conversation at Saturday's V3 Digital Media Conference Patrisse Cullors, who describes herself as an artist, activist-organizer and freedom fighter, spoke...

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      Veterans give insight into covering emerging communities

      Veterans give insight into covering emerging communities

      June 27th, 2015 - in V3con with 0 comment

      By Elizabeth Chou A morning V3con panel on "Telling the Untold Stories of Emerging Communities" offered a free-flowing back-and-forth conversation, with speakers discussing the need to sensitively treat interviewees from under-covered communities, offering tips about pitching marginalized stories, and talking about the challenges of getting more play for such stories while navigating major...

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      V3con kicks off with a festive Friday opening reception

      V3con kicks off with a festive Friday opening reception

      June 27th, 2015 - in V3con with 0 comment

      By Henry Fuhrmann Hope, humor, humility -- and more than a few hugs -- graced the proceedings as the Opening Awards Reception kicked off the fourth annual V3con on Friday evening. Honorees Joe Zee, Dao Nguyen and Randall Park shared aspects of their personal stories in speaking before a packed Aratani Central Hall at the Japanese American National Museum. But perhaps inevitably, they...

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      A superhuge year for V3con host Japanese American National Museum

      A superhuge year for V3con host Japanese American National Museum

      June 27th, 2015 - in V3con with 0 comment

      By Adam Kealoha Causey Hello Kitty was more than supercute for the Japanese American National Museum. The little Londoner was superhuge. Koji Steven Sakai In a "good year," JANM programs director Koji Steven Sakai said, the museum will bring in 100,000 visitors. But JANM's exhibition celebrating the 40th...

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      Four-year partner Comcast NBCUniversal remains a cornerstone of V3con

      Four-year partner Comcast NBCUniversal remains a cornerstone of V3con

      June 26th, 2015 - in V3con with 0 comment

      By Henry Fuhrmann In its evolution from promising but untested concept to established annual event, the V3 Digital Media Conference has found a steadfast partner in Comcast NBCUniversal. This weekend, the New York-based media company will again lead the way at V3con in celebrating the growing role played by Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in media and our wider culture. Comcast...

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      Panda Express delivers on promise of flavorful food, enriched employees

      Panda Express delivers on promise of flavorful food, enriched employees

      June 26th, 2015 - in Sponsorship, V3con with 0 comment

      By Connie K. Ho In 1973, Andrew Cherng opened the first Panda Inn in Pasadena, Calif., introducing new flavors of Mandarin and Szechuan cuisine to Southern California. After the success of Panda Inn, he opened the first Panda Express in the Glendale Galleria, pioneering a concept of quick-serve Chinese food. With close to 1,800 restaurants throughout the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Dubai, South...

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      V3con sponsor Verizon turns unwanted devices into charitable giving

      V3con sponsor Verizon turns unwanted devices into charitable giving

      June 26th, 2015 - in V3con with 0 comment

        For the fourth straight year, V3con sponsor Verizon will be collecting unused wireless phones and other accessories for its HopeLine program, then donating $5 for every device collected to the Center for the Pacific Asian Family. In recent years, the HopeLine campaign, conducted by Verizon in partnership with local businesses and nonprofits, has raised tens of thousands of...

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      Four-year V3con sponsor Union Bank keeps the focus on finance

      Four-year V3con sponsor Union Bank keeps the focus on finance

      June 25th, 2015 - in V3con with 0 comment

      Union Bank, a V3con sponsor since the event’s inception in 2012, will keep the focus squarely on finance in returning for a fourth straight year. The bank is a longtime benefactor of the sponsoring Los Angeles Chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association, generously supporting its annual Trivia Bowl fundraiser as well as the V3 Digital Media Conference, which returns on Friday and...

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      McDonald’s returns to V3con with menu exclusives and key sponsorship

      McDonald’s returns to V3con with menu exclusives and key sponsorship

      June 25th, 2015 - in V3con with 0 comment

      By Elizabeth Chou V3 Digital Media Conference attendees will be happy to know that McDonald's is returning for a fourth year to sponsor our event and, maybe more important, to provide hot breakfast, coffee, lunch and snacks throughout the day on Saturday. McDonald's will be serving a 2015 V3con exclusive menu item, the Wasabi Filet-O-Fish Sandwich, which is available only in Singapore, Hong...

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      Kollaboration alum Priska to perform at V3con opening reception

      Kollaboration alum Priska to perform at V3con opening reception

      June 24th, 2015 - in V3con with 0 comment

      By Elizabeth Chou AAJA-Los Angeles has partnered this year with Kollaboration, an annual Asian American pop music showcase, to bring Los Angeles singer-songwriter Priska to perform at the Opening Awards Reception this Friday, June 26, to kick off this year's V3con. Nonprofit arts collective Kollaboration will return Saturday...

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      V3con to recognize Dao Nguyen for visionary work at BuzzFeed

      V3con to recognize Dao Nguyen for visionary work at BuzzFeed

      June 23rd, 2015 - in V3con with 0 comment

      By Henry Fuhrmann Dao Nguyen certainly won her share of accolades upon being named publisher of BuzzFeed in October, with headlines trumpeting her skills as a new-style leader who uses data and technology to drive the business. The organizers of V3con have added another accolade in naming Nguyen the winner of the 2015 Vision Award in recognition of her work in fueling the media company's...

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      V3con sponsor AARP uses social media to build reach

      V3con sponsor AARP uses social media to build reach

      June 22nd, 2015 - in V3con with 0 comment

      By Samuel Lam Gil Asakawa In the growing world of social media, finding innovative ways to reach out to an audience is an important challenge for any organization. Using analytics and statistics, returning V3con sponsor AARP is using all its resources to stay ahead of the social media rush. “AARP is pleased to...

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      Coca-Cola returns as four-year V3con sponsor

      Coca-Cola returns as four-year V3con sponsor

      June 19th, 2015 - in V3con with 0 comment

      By Samuel Lam AAJA-Los Angeles is proud to announce that Coca-Cola has returned for the fourth consecutive year as a sponsor of the V3 Digital Media Conference. John Tang, a spokesman for Coca-Cola, said that being one of the world’s most-recognized brands opens up an opportunity to reach out to people in innovative ways through social media. “Social media plays a large role in...

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      Full V3con schedule released; registration extended to June 24

      Full V3con schedule released; registration extended to June 24

      June 18th, 2015 - in V3con with 0 comment

      By Connie K. Ho The V3 Digital Media Conference is happening next week, and we’ve released the full Saturday, June 27, schedule of workshops and panels. Hear from experts in the fields of journalism, social media, activism and more. In this full-day conference setting, all will be encouraged to share their experiences, knowledge, endeavors and visions with others during interactive panels...

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      Discounted tickets for V3con in #SummerSolstice Sale

      Discounted tickets for V3con in #SummerSolstice Sale

      June 17th, 2015 - in V3con with 0 comment

      By Connie K. Ho Amp up your summer fun with a ticket to the V3 Digital Media Conference, the hottest ticket in town for AAPI online journalists, creative social media communicators, seasoned bloggers and those interested in engaging on digital platforms. In this unique, one-day conference setting, all are invited to share their experiences, knowledge, endeavors and visions with others during...

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      CBS Entertainment Diversity seeks audience connections at V3con

      CBS Entertainment Diversity seeks audience connections at V3con

      June 9th, 2015 - in V3con with 0 comment

      By Samuel Lam AAJA-Los Angeles welcomes back CBS Entertainment Diversity as a four-year sponsor to the 2015 V3 Digital Media Conference. Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i, senior vice president of entertainment diversity and communications for CBS, sees great opportunities in partnering with the Asian American Journalists Association. “V3con gives us the opportunity to learn about new trends and...

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      V3con programming preview: tools, career, identity, activism and more

      V3con programming preview: tools, career, identity, activism and more

      June 7th, 2015 - in V3con with 0 comment

      By V3con Staff V3con is right around the corner, Friday and Saturday, June 26-27, and we're excited for the many panels and workshops set for the event. If you plan to join us, we encourage you to act now, as early-bird registration ends at midnight, tonight, Sunday, June 7. Current members of the Asian American Journalists Association, whose Los Angeles Chapter is presenting the...

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      V3con honors Nguyen, Park, Zee; early-bird deadline Sunday

      V3con honors Nguyen, Park, Zee; early-bird deadline Sunday

      June 5th, 2015 - in V3con with 0 comment

      By Henry Fuhrmann BuzzFeed Publisher Dao Nguyen, actor Randall Park and Yahoo Style Editor in Chief Joe Zee will be honored at the 2015 V3 Digital Media Conference, to be presented June 26-27 in celebration of Asian American contributions to media and culture. The fourth annual V3con, presented by the Los Angeles Chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association, recognizes the...

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      Joe Zee to receive Voice Award at AAJA-LA’s V3con

      Joe Zee to receive Voice Award at AAJA-LA’s V3con

      June 2nd, 2015 - in V3con with 0 comment

      By Connie K. Ho Joe Zee, editor in chief and executive creative officer of Yahoo Style, will be given the 2015 Voice Award, honoring his multifaceted work in digital, print and television, at the fourth annual V3 Digital Media Conference. Joe Zee Zee will attend the V3con Opening Awards Reception on June 26 to accept...

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      Randall Park to accept Visibility Award at AAJA-LA’s V3con

      Randall Park to accept Visibility Award at AAJA-LA’s V3con

      May 26th, 2015 - in V3con with 0 comment

      By Henry Fuhrmann Actor Randall Park, the star of ABC’s hit comedy series “Fresh Off the Boat,” has been named the recipient of the 2015 Visibility Award, to be presented at the annual V3 Digital Media Conference by the Los Angeles Chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association. Randall Park Park will...

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      Opening awards reception announced for 4th annual V3con

      Opening awards reception announced for 4th annual V3con

      April 28th, 2015 - in V3con with 0 comment

      A gala awards reception will open the 2015 V3 Digital Media Conference on Friday, June 26, thanks to the generous sponsorship of Comcast NBCUniversal. The fourth annual conference, presented by the Los Angeles Chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association, recognizes the “Vision. Visibility. Voice” of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in digital and social media. As in past...

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      Online registration for V3con ends today at 6 p.m.

      Online registration for V3con ends today at 6 p.m.

      June 24th, 2015 - in V3con with 0 comment

      The V3 Digital Media Conference is nearly here, with online registration closing in a matter of hours. You can sign up at v3con.com/registration through 6 p.m. today, Wednesday, June 24. This year’s fourth V3con, presented by the Asian American Journalists Association, Los Angeles, will start with the Opening Awards Reception on Friday, June 26. This year's honorees are BuzzFeed Publisher...

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