Lead Reporter, The Heartland Project
(@bobbycalvan) Bobby Caina Calvan is chair of AAJA’s MediaWatch committee and lead reporter for The Heartland Project, a Nebraska-based reporting fellowship funded by the Ford Foundation to promote coverage of communities of color and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) communities. He previously worked for The Boston Globe and The Sacramento Bee. He was AAJA’s 2012 Member of the Year.
(@abekwok) Abe Kwok’s day job is with azcentral.com/The Arizona Republic, where he beats the hired help on the homepage team. He also moonlights every other semester or so at Arizona State University’s Cronkite School of Journalism. He is on his second — third? — stint with AAJA’s MediaWatch committee, and a longtime representative on the AAJA National Advisory Board.
Homepage Editor, The Washington Post
(@DorisTruong) Doris Truong is a homepage editor at The Washington Post, where she co-chairs the newsroom Diversity Committee. Before moving to the digital side, she was a longtime multiplatform editor for The Post and a copy editor at The Dallas Morning News. Wayne State chose her for its Spirit of Diversity award in 2014. She was the 2011-2012 AAJA national president.