ONA, conferences and diversity
As we approach ONA15, our biggest event of the year, we’re proud to say that our speaker roster includes 52 percent women, 36 percent people of color, 25 percent local news and eight percent international representation. Diversity is a key metric for every ONA program and initiative. But it wasn’t always that way. Deputy Director Irving Washington and Executive Director Jane McDonnell share six lessons learned to help journalists and media organizations represent and cover the communities you serve.