ONA Chicago: Symbolia Launch Party!

Dec. 10, 2012

Symbolia is coming!

Join the Symbolia Magazine team and Hacks/Hackers Chicago to celebrate the launch of a home-grown news venture at Matilda’s on Monday December 10th, 6:30 p.m.

Symbolia is a tablet-based magazine that merges comic books, illustration, and in-depth journalism. Read about Symbolia in the Chicago Tribune, The National, and the Columbia Journalism Review.

You’ll get to see Symbolia in action, learn how interactive illustrated journalism is produced, chat with cofounders Erin Polgreen and Joyce Rice, and, most importantly, celebrate with food and drink!

Good times will be had. All are welcome–but space is limited, so RSVP today.

Special thanks to the Hacks/Hackers Chicago team for hosting this event.

More about Symbolia: The Tablet Magazine of Illustrated Journalism

Founded in Chicago, Symbolia is an eye-popping, jaw-dropping tablet magazine that merges in-depth journalism, classic comics illustration, & good, old-fashioned storytelling with interactive digital media.

Each issue is packed with ground-breaking, insightful stories by world-class illustrators and journalists, plus stunning info-graphics, video reports, exclusive audio, and more.

We’re turning the news into art, and art into news.

Event Details


Dec. 10, 2012



Learn about Symbolia, a tablet-based magazine that merges comic books, illustration, and in-depth journalism.

Jennifer Mizgata

Jennifer Mizgata

Jennifer leads communications and social media strategy for ONA, the largest association of digital journalists. Jennifer manages social media for the organization and the annual conference, leads the organization’s email strategy, writes and curates content for the ONA Issues Tumblr, and works closely with the digital team to produce content for journalists.org.