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Jonathan Gold, Davan Maharaj bring V3con to a tasty close

Jonathan Gold, Davan Maharaj bring V3con to a tasty close

June 23rd, 2014 - in V3con with 0 comment

By Adam Kealoha Causey Taste-testing your boss' homemade hot sauce can be a tall order, even if you're a Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic. It could be even worse to do onstage in front of a few hundred journalists and marketing professionals ready to snap and tweet a pic. But on Saturday, June 21, as the V3 Digital Media Conference wrapped up, the Los Angeles Times' Jonathan Gold...


Afternoon roundup: More from Day 2 of V3con

Afternoon roundup: More from Day 2 of V3con

June 22nd, 2014 - in V3con with 0 comment

By Sonali Kohli and Jenn Crane Participants in the 2014 V3 Digital Media Conference dived into a busy afternoon schedule on Saturday, June 21, after being treated to lunch and smoothies from McDonald's, downtime and networking in the V3con Lounge and creative selfie sessions at Nielsen's Photobooth. Here are selected program highlights: "Diversity in Media" V3con Programming...


Save the date: V3con 2015 set for next June 27

Save the date: V3con 2015 set for next June 27

June 21st, 2014 - in V3con with 0 comment

The Los Angeles Chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association is pleased to announce that we'll be returning for a fourth V3 Digital Media Conference next year. We'll once again return to the beautiful Japanese American National Museum, our generous hosts from V3con's inception, in Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles. Please mark your calendars now for Saturday, June 27, 2015. And...


Morning roundup: V3 Digital Media Conference gets underway

Morning roundup: V3 Digital Media Conference gets underway

June 21st, 2014 - in V3con with 0 comment

Sean Bonner, left, Nancy Casanova and Bigad Shaban participate in V3's "Covering Disasters Home and Abroad" panel. By Adam Kealoha Causey, Jenn Crane and Sonali Kohli V3 Digital Media Conference attendees got down to business this morning, picking up pro tips on how to construct a message and the best tools to push it...


Sponsor Wells Fargo and V3con bank on one another

Sponsor Wells Fargo and V3con bank on one another

June 21st, 2014 - in V3con with 0 comment

By Conning Chu Wells Fargo & Co. has returned to the 2014 V3 Digital Media Conference as a silver sponsor, continuing a relationship that dates to the first conference two years ago. “Our hope is that attendees take away from the conference some knowledge they may not have had previously,” said Gary Kishner, Wells Fargo vice president of regional banking communications. “It’s...


V3con sponsor Buick extols AAJA mission

V3con sponsor Buick extols AAJA mission

June 21st, 2014 - in V3con with 0 comment

By Conning Chu Buick has returned as a bronze sponsor of AAJA-LA’s V3con this year. Buick, with parent company General Motors, first supported the conference last year. “Buick is proud of the strong relations we have developed with AAJA over the years, and continue to support your mission to inspire and advance AAPI media leaders,” said David Lin, a representative for Buick. He...


Honorees highlight V3con Opening Awards Reception

Honorees highlight V3con Opening Awards Reception

June 21st, 2014 - in V3con with 0 comment

  Kokoro Taiko Kai entertains attendees as the third annual V3con gets underway June 20 at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles. By Henry Fuhrmann The third V3 Digital Media Conference started with a bang and kept up an energetic beat throughout a gala and glamorous Friday evening, June 20, at the...


Comcast NBCUniversal shows commitment to diversity and V3con

Comcast NBCUniversal shows commitment to diversity and V3con

June 20th, 2014 - in V3con with 0 comment

By Adam Kealoha Causey Comcast NBCUniversal again will show its strong commitment to diversity as it returns as a top sponsor for V3con 2014. Craig Robinson The media and entertainment industry leader is partnering with AAJA-Los Angeles in honoring its own Ann Curry with a Vision Award at the Comcast NBC...


‘Diversity in Media’ panel to address industry hiring

‘Diversity in Media’ panel to address industry hiring

June 20th, 2014 - in V3con with 0 comment

By Elizabeth Chou When media start-ups like Vox, FiveThirtyEight and First Look Media launched this year with staffs that were mostly white and male, it reignited a conversation around the lack of diverse voices in the media. Minority and female journalists remain an underrepresented slice of traditional media, with newsroom surveys indicating that little has changed in more than a decade....


Union Bank keeps focus on finance as three-year V3con sponsor

Union Bank keeps focus on finance as three-year V3con sponsor

June 20th, 2014 - in V3con with 0 comment

By V3con Staff V3con sponsor Union Bank has returned for a third year in support of the annual conference, keeping its focus squarely on matters of business and funding. The bank is a longtime benefactor of the sponsoring Los Angeles Chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association, supporting its annual Trivia Bowl fundraiser as well as the V3 Digital Media Conference. V3con 2014...


McDonald’s to sponsor Social Media BINGO and more at V3con

McDonald’s to sponsor Social Media BINGO and more at V3con

June 18th, 2014 - in V3con with 0 comment

By Elizabeth Chou Let the games begin! McDonald’s is lending its support this year to our popular scavenger hunt-style tweet-off, Social Media BINGO -- all part of the company's expanding and evolving partnership with V3con. The game, which will run throughout the day during this Saturday’s V3 Digital Media Conference, will give attendees the opportunity to show off their...


CBS Entertainment Diversity is watching trends at V3con

CBS Entertainment Diversity is watching trends at V3con

June 18th, 2014 - in V3con with 0 comment

By Samuel Lam CBS Entertainment Diversity returns as a V3con sponsor with its eyes set on monitoring what’s hot in technology. Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i, vice president of diversity and communications for CBS Entertainment, values her company's partnership with the Asian American Journalists Association. “V3con is so important because it gives us the opportunity to learn about new...


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