ONA at Mizzou events
Dan Oshinsky, a convergence and Reynolds Journalism Institute fellow alum, is joining to talk about creating content that makes people want to share it. Oshinksy is the founder of Stry.us and currently works for BuzzFeed and will be join us by Skype to answer your questions.
Read a “letter home” from Oshinsky to students at Mizzou.
Andy Whalen co-founder of personalized news aggregator Delve News joins us Via Skype to talk about the changing ways consumers filter, find and share news. Come hear about Whalen’s experience working for a news startup and how journalists use their entrepreneurial skills.
ONA Mizzou is organizing an end-of-semester holiday gathering with the other journalism clubs for Dec. 6 at 5 p.m. They’ll have treats, show off their talents with karaoke and battle to see which club can claim the champion title in a MU J-School trivia match.
Want more details? Email ONA Mizzou at onamizzou at gmail.com
Do you read news on your iPhone more often than on your computer? Are you interested in learning how to think with a mobile-first mindset? If so, join ONA Mizzou at noon Feb. 17 in Walter Williams Hall Room 35 (a conference room off the red-carpeted hallway). They’ll have Amanda Bromwich and Matt Schmertz, 2011 convergence graduates, on hand to talk about their jobs at The Marketing Arm. Both work at this Dallas-based marketing agency as project managers. Topics will include mobile advertising, mobile-first publishing strategies and job hunting.
The potential dangers of social media are sometimes veiled by funny status updates and witty tweets. But even online identities can face real-life threats, like stalking and harassment.
Join ONA Mizzou at our next event, focusing on how to use social media safely.
We’ll meet at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2 in Reynolds Journalism Institute 100A. Three guests will lead the conversation and answer your questions:
Joy Mayer, Columbia Missourian director of community outreach
Columbia Police Sgt. Jill Wieneke
Danica Wolf, Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Center coordinator