Sharon Pian Chan has been named vice president of innovation, product, and development for The Seattle Times, effective January 2017. She first joined The Seattle Times as an intern and spent many years as a reporter. Chan is currently director of journalism initiatives and deputy managing editor for audience development. In her new role, Chan […]
COMMENTARY: Dignity is not expendable for entertainment
By The Greater Seattle Chapter of AdvOCAte For Northwest Asian Weekly The Greater Seattle chapter of AdvOCAte (formerly the Organization of Chinese Americans) would like to thank Sharon Pian Chan for her thoughtful editorial, “Yellowface in Your Face” (Seattle Times, 7/14/14), regarding the Seattle Gilbert & Sullivan Society’s production of The Mikado.
“Yellowface” controversy over the “The Mikado” — Gilbert & Sullivan opera incites protest
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly On Sunday, July 20, while standing outside the Seattle Repertory Theatre to protest the Seattle Gilbert and
Asian American journalist Sharon Pian Chan named new Seattle Times digital associate opinions editor
Sharon Pian Chan has been named the new digital associate opinions editor of The Seattle Times. Chan will use digital tools to expand the Times’ opinion pages for community dialogue and manage guest column submissions. She is currently the vice president for UNITY Journalists, a nonprofit that advocates for diversity in news. She served formerly […]
Aug. 10–13: AAJA wins four awards at its national convention
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA)’s Seattle chapter attended the AAJA National Convention in Detroit this year and took home four awards.
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