2018 AAJA GALA AND SCHOLARSHIP AND AWARDS BANQUET

 

The 2018 AAJA Gala Scholarship and Awards Banquet will take place Saturday, August 11 at #AAJA18. Keynote speakers and more gala emcees will be announced.

 

GALA EMCEEES

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Howard Chen is currently a producer for ESPN International, specializing mainly in ESPN’s video content for China. Among the projects Howard has helped lead for ESPN include getting Tom Brady to speak Mandarin Chinese and officially changing the Dallas Mavericks’ team name in China.

Raised in Houston and based in Houston, Howard was a reporter for Comcast SportsNet Houston and was a regular part of their Rockets and Astros televised live game broadcasts. He also has been a host/reporter for Houston’s SportsRadio 610 and was the Sports Producer at KRIV-TV FOX 26 Houston. Before all this, he was a Sports Anchor/Reporter at WUPW-TV FOX Toledo and WHIZ-TV NBC in Zanesville, Ohio.

Howard is currently the chair of AAJA’s Sports Task Force dedicated to providing guidance and opportunity for sports journalists and has been an officer in AAJA’s Texas and Michigan chapters. He is very excited Houston is hosting this year’s AAJA convention!