ONA Local events


ONA LA: AR Journalism Event

Event date: Nov. 1, 2014
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Different from past ONALA events, please allow me to promo a talk that my students and I are doing about an AR app we created that augments the downtown LA Library.

Created by the students, this app experimented with emerging technology and explored how it could be used for storytelling and journalism. The result was ARchive LAPL.

Learn more about the app, the class and the event here: http://arjournalism.tumblr.com/

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ONA DC: Josh Korr at Medill

Event date: Nov. 11, 2014
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Join us in November for a conversation with Josh Korr of Viget.

The topic — “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About QA (But Were Afraid to Ask a Dev)” — should be good (and fun) for anyone who works on or has been part of the product development process. Josh has worked with major media brands on all types of testing. He’ll share his insights.

This meetup is $5. Thanks to Medill, as always, for being a good host and providing us with space to meet. Hope to see you on 11.11!

— Your ONADC co-organizers, Tiffany, Matt and Jessica

SCHEDULE

6:00 p.m.— Light refreshments and drinks
6:30 p.m. — Program starts
7:15 p.m. — Program concludes
7:15-7:30 p.m. — More networking and mingling

WANT TO HELP?

Volunteer to work the door, photograph or blog the event by emailing Jessica Estepa (jess.estepa@gmail.com). Volunteers receive complimentary entry even if the event sells out.

Have an idea for future ONADC topics, speakers and events? We are always looking for cool suggestions, as well as places to hold meetups. Let us know if you have thoughts about topics or if you want to host!

NOT AN ONA MEMBER YET?

We hope you will consider joining ONA soon. It’s a great organization!

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ONA LA: Karaoke

Event date: Oct. 23, 2014
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Inspired by ONA’s infamous Greg Linch, let’s meet post-ONA14 for some drinking, bonding and bad singing (no judgement)!

As you may already know, Los Angeles (well, technically Century City) will be the host of ONA15. Let’s have a little party now before the official one visits.

Karaoke Max (inside Little Tokyo Shopping Center mall)
333 S Alameda St, #216, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Cross Streets: Between E 4th St and E 3rd St

Parking: validated in parking structure or street parking

http://www.maxkaraokestudio.com/

The largest room holds max 25. And we are doing a room so we act like fools among friends.

It’s be around $15 a person, or less, depending on how many people attend and how many rooms we need.

For this event we are requiring RSVPs, so we can pre-determine size of room(s) and budget.

NOTE: They will charge $1 extra PER PERSON if we bring in our own food and drink. The guy said they don’t check our food and drink tho, just clean up after ourselves. This is a BYOB jam.

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ONA Austin: What’s New at Google News?

Stacie Chan is the Community Manager for Google News and Google Play Newsstand. In her role, she works with news publishers to educate them about Google’s digital content products and how to optimize their content.

Stacie has taken a journalism background and applied it to the tech industry. Join us to learn more about roles for communicators at Google and tools communicators can use.

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ONA at Mizzou: ONA14 recap

Did you miss the national ONA Conference? Want to learn more about tech trends in journalism? We’ve invited faculty and students who attended the conference to come sit on a panel, answer questions and share what they heard and saw at the conference!

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ONA NYC: How To Land a Job in Journalism

Join us at NYU’s Studio 20 as journalists from different media outlets share how they got their jobs.
Whether you’re a J-School student, a recent grad or looking to switch careers, landing a journalism job isn’t always, well, easy. Our panelists will tell us their tips and tricks in a series of lightning rounds, followed by questions at the end.
The panelists:

Josh Dawsey, Reporter, Wall Street Journal (@jdawsey1)

Tracy Clayton, Staff Writer, BuzzFeed (@brokeymcpoverty)
Megan Hess, Assistant Editor, Mashable (@mhess4)

Elizabeth Plank, Senior Editor, Mic (@feministabulous)

Zach Seward, Product Director and Senior Editor Quartz, (@zseward)
Doors will open at 6:30pm; the discussion will begin at 7:00pm. Light snacks and refreshments, including wine, beer and beverages, will be served. We welcome announcements of job openings, which will take place after the end. Follow the conversation online with #ONANYC!

Please provide your full name and the full names of your guests. You must bring Photo ID that matches your registration name. We will not be able to admit ONANYC meetup guests who do not submit this information using Meetup email. Also, we will not be able to accept walk-in guests.

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ONADC: Vox at AU

Event date: Oct. 23, 2014
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A conversation with Vox.com editors Melissa Bell and Yuri Victor, sponsored by American University School of Communication

Please join Melissa Bell and Yuri Victor from Vox.com on Thursday, Oct. 23, to discuss the intersection of editorial and technology at their startup, which has quickly become known for its ambitious product launches.
Melissa, a Vox co-founder, editor in chief and senior product manager, and Yuri, senior UX designer, will also talk about the unique culture that has made Vox nimble as it adds more storytelling tools. Unlike many media companies that delegated web publishing to the IT department, Vox has built a platform from the ground up by iterating with bloggers who know how to tell stories and build communities on the web.

Thanks to our friends at the American University School of Communication for providing the lovely meeting space in the renovated McKinley Building that will be fun to see on AU’s campus. The building will be opening for guided tours at 6 p.m. Come early to see the cool digital media space.

Here’s a link to the campus map: http://www.american.edu/aumaps/index.cfm

Attendees are encouraged to take Metro to Tenleytown-AU. A free AU shuttle is available from the station to AU’s main campus at 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW.

There also is limited parking on campus, in the garage underneath the School of International Service (SIS) building, or the Sports Center garage. Parking is free after 5 p.m.

Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Mobile service is fine; if you think you will need WIFI access we’ll send an announcement closer to the event about signing up for guest access ahead of time.

See you in October!

— Tiffany, Matt and Jessica

SCHEDULE

6 p.m. — Opening early for tours
6:30 p.m. — Light refreshments
6:45 p.m.— Program starts
7:30 p.m. — Program concludes
7:30-8 p.m. — More networking; mingling and building tours

WANT TO HELP?

Volunteer to work the door, photograph or blog the event by emailing Jessica Estepa (jess.estepa@gmail.com). Volunteers receive complimentary entry even if the event sells out.

Have an idea for future ONADC topics, speakers and events? We are always looking for cool suggestions, as well as places to hold meetups. Let us know if you have thoughts about topics or if you want to host!

NOT AN ONA MEMBER YET?
We hope you will consider joining ONA soon. It’s a great organization!

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ONA Toronto: #telleveryone book launch

Please join us to hear Alfred Hermida in conversation about his new book, Tell Everyone, with CBC’s David Common.

To RSVP, please email rsvpcanada@randomhouse.com.

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ONA Philly: #ONA14 National Conference Show and Tell

Every year, after our friends go to the national Online News Association conference (this year in Chicago), we bring everyone together to share what they learned so we can all benefit.

Come on out, have a good time, get a few drinks and learn something about the changing world of digital reporting and news.

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ONA Italia: Dig.It in Prato

Gli iscritti italiani dell’ONA (Online News Association) continuano la serie di appuntamenti formativi e divulgativi all’interno degli eventi legati al giornalismo. Dopo il Festival internazionale di Perugia, il 19 e 20 settembre ONA Italia sarà presente a Prato per Digit, la prima e unica manifestazione nazionale interamente dedicata al giornalismo digitale e online.

Gli appuntamenti con al tavolo dei relatori alcuni iscritti italiani di ONA inizieranno venerdì 19 settembre alle 10 con il panel dal titolo: “Indagine dell’Ordine dei Giornalisti sul giornalismo digitale in Italia, anticipazioni, provocazioni, considerazioni e una proposta concreta
con Mario Tedeschini Lalli.

Sul fronte della formazione, i workshop targati ONA Italians saranno:
19 settembre, ore 9 – 10
Il 141 Tour diventa 141 Expo. Live-blogging&Convergenze digitali per l’Expo di Milano
di Marco Giovannelli
19 settembre, ore 10.20 – 11.20
Mapping for Journalists, le mappe dinamiche
di Danilo Fastelli e Marianna Bruschi
19 settembre, ore 11.40 – 12.40
Tools per curation
di Carlo Felice Dalla Pasqua
19 settembre, ore 12.50 – 13.50
Nuovi strumenti per la redazione digitale, i 10 top tool del Tirreno
di Danilo Fastelli
20 settembre, ore 15.20 – 16.20
WhatsApp: un nuovo strumento in redazione per diffondere notizie iperlocali e per coinvolgere le comunità
di Alessandro Cappai
20 settembre ore 16.40 – 17.40
Piattaforme video: potenzialità e strumentalità multimediali
di Rosa Maria Di Natale

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