ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michelle Li, who formerly anchored mornings on KING 5 in Seattle, received an outpouring of support from around the world after a viewer criticized her for “being very Asian” and told her to “keep her Korean to herself.” Michelle Li, now an anchor at KSDK-TV in St. Louis, Missouri did a […]
The Seattle area’s own Bao Tran started out working for himself, scraping money and resources together to make short films. But thanks to ViacomCBS, he’ll have an easier time realizing future projects.
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By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The executive director of the Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda) is joining the Bruce Harrell administration. Maiko Winkler-Chin, who has served as executive director for more than 12 years, has been appointed as Director of the City of Seattle’s Office of Housing, contingent on City […]
By Ruth Bayang Northwest Asian Weekly “I have some really big shoes to fill.” That’s what Sofia Aragon said in her speech on Jan. 10, after the Burien City Council voted to elect her as mayor for a two-year term. Aragon is the executive director of the Washington Center for Nursing, a nonprofit organization focused […]