More time to nominate journalism's leaders for the ONA Board of Directors

By on July 12, 2012

We're looking for members who want to make an impact on the world of digital journalism to step up and help lead the Online News Association's Board of Directors. To give you a chance to get involved, we're extending the deadline for nominations for the seven seats open for the 2012-14 term. You've got a week to get another ONA member to nominate you and submit your materials to us.

The nomination period, originally due to close Thursday, July 12, will now be extended to Thursday, July 19, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Participation on the ONA Board of Directors is a unique opportunity for digital professionals interested in shaping the future of online journalism, helping to guide a fast-growing organization into its next phase and working to build a stronger industry. Board participation is a chance to grow personally and professionally, to develop skills, experience and connections with a team of other passionate and motivated professionals.

For more details and to apply as a nominee or nominator, go to


Jennifer Mizgata

Jennifer Mizgata is Director of Programs at the Online News Association, where she leads the Women's Leadership Accelerator. At ONA, Jennifer focuses on identifying talented digital journalists and innovative journalism projects and providing them with support. Jennifer is a business and design strategist with over a decade of experience creating industry-changing training programs, investing in award-winning projects, and managing key relationships with journalism partners and tech stakeholders. She regularly coaches managers, senior leaders and entrepreneurs on challenges related to their careers and launching new ventures. Jennifer shares advice for navigating tough work challenges in Work Space, a monthly column for Fortune.