The Online News Association is a nonprofit membership organization for digital journalists — connecting journalism, technology and innovation.
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Online Journalism Awards
Enter by June 7 to be considered for the 2018 OJAs. Members receive a significant discount!
ONA Local Summit
We’re opening up our workshop for ONA Local organizers to anyone who wants to learn how to lead innovation in their newsroom and in their city’s journalism community.
Applications are now open for the MJ Bear and CNN Diversity Fellowships, which bring fellows to the ONA18 conference.
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Events & Opportunities
2018 Journalism 360 Challenge now accepting submissions for immersive journalism projectsMay 30, 2018
Leadership training for women in local newsMay 23, 2018
Applications open for 2018 MJ Bear Fellowship for stand-out digital journalists under 30May 23, 2018
ONA announces call for entries for 2018 Online Journalism AwardsMay 8, 2018
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Members also receive discounts on entry fees for the Online Journalism Awards, the only annual awards competition that acknowledges the best and the brightest work in digital news, identifying and publicly honoring models of excellence for the profession.
- Career Center: ONA’s online job board, open to the entire digital journalism community, offers access to hundreds of career opportunities. Learn more.
- ONA Local meet-ups: ONA encourages and supports our members in holding regular meet-ups focused on networking, skills and career development, new technology and journalism issues. Check our our growing list of ONA Local cities and activities around the world.
- Social networks: Share, discuss and learn with other members through ONA’s Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn communities that connect educators, students, conference and local event attendees all over the world.
- ONA Issues: Have a burning journalism issue you’d like to learn more about? Join our Tumblr forum, where content — whether breaking news or cool new ideas — is constantly updated.
- Online Media Legal Network: ONA’s partnership with the Citizen Media Law Project at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society points our members to free or reduced-fee legal help, including advice on forming and governing a business, copyright licensing and fair use, freelancer agreements, access to government information, pre-publication review of content and representation in litigation.
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