ONA Weekly #1

By on April 2, 2014

   
 
 ONA Weekly No. 1
 

ONACamp Indianapolis

Learn how to protect yourself and your newsroom from digital security threats at ONACamp at the Indianapolis Star on April 26. This ONACamp is a daylong training and design camp which will offer practical help in keeping journalists and their work secure.

Students, mentors and volunteers wanted for ONA14

Get involved at ONA14. Apply to report in the Student Newsroom or mentor student reporters, or volunteer for the video team, social team or as a general volunteer. Bonus: all attend the conference in Chicago for free.

Human-Centered Journalism

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ONA Boston and Hack/Hackers Boston discussed human-centered journalism on 3/25/14. Panelists included Laura Amico of Homicide Watch and WBUR; Alvin Chang, data editor at the Connecticut Mirror; and Ken Bailey from the Design Studio for Social Intervention. More on ONA: https://twitter.com/ONABoston

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ONA Boston and Hack/Hackers Boston discussed human-centered journalism on 3/25/14. Panelists included Laura Amico of Homicide Watch and WBUR; Alvin Chang, data editor at the Connecticut Mirror; and Ken Bailey from the Design Studio for Social Intervention. More on ONA: https://twitter.com/ONABoston

https://storify.com/tiffanycampbell/human-centered-journalism-designing-for-engagement” target=”_blank”>tips for designing news for engagement from ONA Boston’s March meetup with Laura Amico of Homicide Watch and WBUR; Alvin Chang, data editor at the Connecticut Mirror; and Ken Bailey from the Design Studio for Social Intervention.

Help make ONA14 awesome. Pitch an idea.

Tell us what you’d like to see at this year’s Online News Association Conference. We’d love to see more session pitches from women and people who have never pitched the conference before, and more interactive ideas.

Job Fair in D.C.

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists, the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association, the Society of Professional Journalists, the Washington Association of Black Journalists and the AAJA D.C. chapter will hold a joint job fair April 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Entry is $10.

Upcoming Events

ONADC hosts the BBC

Join the team from the U.S. edition of BBC Online on April 29 to learn more about the cross-platform successes — and challenges — the venerable broadcaster has been finding in the digital space. Register here.

Welcome to the revamped ONA newsletter, which will now be coming to you on Wednesdays. These short weekly emails feature the latest opportunities for journalists from ONA and updates on the digital journalism community. Let us know if you have an opportunity to share, or are interested in sponsorship opportunities in the newsletter.

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Jeremiah Patterson

Jeremiah was ONA's Digital Manager from 2012 to the fall of 2016 and was responsible for ONA's collection of websites, including journalists.org, conference websites, the membership center, awards platforms and more. Before joining ONA, he served as a web producer and content developer at The Wildlife Society, maintaining the organization’s website, email marketing and other online services. An Ohio native and media enthusiast, Jeremiah grew up with a deep interest in video production and graphic design. He now focuses in user experience and human-centered design.