About Amok




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For almost 15 years, Emil Guillermo wrote his “Amok” column for AsianWeek, the largest English language Asian American newsweekly in the nation. “Amok” was considered the most widely-read column on general Asian American issues in the country.

View Emil’s past columns in AsianWeek. (The column began in 1994, but this archive dates back to 1999).

 View Emil’s current past columns from the AALDEF blog: http://aaldef.org/blog/archive/

As a veteran award-winning journalist, radio-TV talk host/commentator, and humorist, Emil Guillermo does it all with a mixture of wit, style and substance. 

His  thoughtful and provocative social commentaries have appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, SFGate.com, San Francisco Examiner, USA Today, Honolulu Star Bulletin,Honolulu Advertiser, Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, and in syndication throughout the country.

 His book “Amok” was a winner of an American Book Award in 2000.  Go to the  Contact Us  page to order.

He’s the former NPR anchor who was the first non-white host of “All Things Considered.”

As a television journalist his award-winning reports and commentaries have appeared on NBC, CNN, PBS.

He’s hosted his own talk show in San Francisco, Sacramento, and Washington, D.C.

As host of  “NCM-TV: New California Media,” he was seen on PBS stations in San Francisco, Sacramento and Los Angeles.

Emil, a native San Franciscan, went to Lowell High School, and graduated from Harvard College, where he was an Ivy Orator and class humorist, a distinction shared by fellow Lampoon members James Downey and Conan O’Brien.

Find out what he’s up to at www.amok.com

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Emil Guillermo's commentary on race, politics, diversity…and everything else.

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