4/8/17 – Spring Things Hollywood Hike & Brunch

 



Let’s take a hike JETs! (Morning Hollywood Sign hike and breakfast – plus optional music festival!)
When: Saturday, April 8th, 8:30 A.M.
Who: JETAASC and friends
Where: Meet at 3051 Canyon Drive, 90068
What: We will enjoy a light morning hike up to the Hollywood Sign where photos will be taken, and Instagrams updated. Then hike back down to enjoy a local brunch spot, TBD.

If you are further away, and want to make a day trip out of coming, then please join Greg and fellow JET alum Cindy for Broke LA, a music festival for people who can’t afford Coachella! It’s a $25 music festival, going from 3pm to midnight! More info is available here: http://brokelafest.com/about

Don’t forget to RSVP for the hike and brunch! The concert is just a footnote for live music fans.

Questions? Comments? Feel free to email Social Coordinator Greg at Social@jetaasc.org

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3/24/17 – Nihongo Dake (NDD) Dinner: Happy Hour & Karaoke!

JETのみなさん、お久しぶり!

Join JETAASC for the first Nihongo-Dake Dinner of the new year.

We’ll start things off with drinks and 日本語だけ conversation at Angel City Brewery before moving over to Max Karaoke for a Karaoke session. Time to dust-off those AKB dance moves! Or not.

All levels of Japanese welcome!

When: Friday, March 24th, 6:00-9:00PM
Where: Angel City Brewery
216 Alameda St, Los Angeles, California 90012

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3/2/17 – First Natsukashii Nomikai in Little Tokyo

Announcing Natsukashii Nomikai!

Starting March 2nd, this happy hour will focus on JET alumni gathering to wax nostalgic at a different Little Tokyo establishment, one Thursday, each month. Reminisce about the good times and reconnect with your fellow alums, while discovering new (old) Japanese bars in Little Tokyo, and help support these small businesses one drink at a time!

Don’t drink? Don’t worry! Whatever you put in your cup, all are welcome to join!

When: Thursday, March 2nd, 5:30pm onwards!
Where: 3rd Generation Sake Bar
808 W 7th St, Los Angeles, California 90017

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Immediate Job Opening at NHK Los Angeles Bureau

 

NHK Los Angeles Bureau is seeking a full-time Associate Producer who covers news in US. The Associate Producer will be working with correspondents from Japan with duties including but not limited to:

  • Conducting research, reporting, and fact-gathering
  • Pitching story ideas
  • Arranging interviews and travel logistics
  • Business trips nationwide for interview including driving car
  • Make TV reports of “NHK World” (NHK’s international TV service in English)

This position will start as soon as possible. You must be able to come for an in-person interview.

Qualifications:

  • Show a strong interest in news broadcasting
  • Be a resourceful self-starter who works well under pressure
  • Be willing to travel and driving car
  • Language: fluent English required, fluent Japanese and Spanish preferred.
  • Have a driver’s license
  • Microsoft Office skills

How To Apply:

Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to hizawa@nhkla.com

Clips are welcome as well, but no phone calls please.

About:

NHK is Japan’s biggest and the sole public broadcasting network nationwide and worldwide. NHK Los Angeles Bureau (based in Santa Monica, California) covers all the news in North and South American Continents for NHK’s various news and documentary programs. You can see NHK’s info from these links:

http://www.nhk.or.jp/pr/koho-e.htm

http://www.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/

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1/29/17 – Nancy Kikuchi Memorial Golf Tournament and New Officer Installation Dinner

 

 

JETAASC Memorial Golf Tournament and New Officer Installation Dinner! We will start off the afternoon by honoring Nancy Kikuchi, one of our chapter’s founders and long-time Little Tokyo supporter. If you have never played golf before, this is the perfect time to try as we play as a team.

Following our 9 hole game of golf is our the Installation Dinner! Please come to welcome our newly elected officers as we kick off another amazing year at NBC Seafood for a family style Chinese dinner. Please RSVP through this link with whether you are attending for golf, dinner, or both.

 

JETAASC Memorial Golf Tournament
Monterey Park Golf Course
Address: 3600 W Ramona Blvd, Monterey Park, CA 91754
Time: 2pm
Cost: $10

Installation Dinner
NBC Seafood
Address: 404 S. Atlantic Blvd, Suite A, Monterey Park, CA 91754
Time: 6pm
Cost: $25

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