ONA Weekly #5

By on April 30, 2014

 ONA Weekly No. 5

Join the #EdShift chat on jobs and internships

This Friday, May 2, ONA’s Senior Communications Manager Jen Mizgata will host an EdShift Twitter chat on tips for students to find jobs and internships from 1-2 p.m. ET. Send your questions in advance to @jmizgata and join the chat by following #EdShift on Twitter.

ONA’s DIY ethics crowdsourcing launches Friday

ONA is opening up our Build Your Own Ethics Code project this Friday, May 2, at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia. Weigh in on more than 40 digital media issues that will help guide you on starting or rethinking your ethics code. Keep an eye out for links to resource and comments pages.

ONA sessions featured at IJF14

As well as the Ethics Code launch, ONA is hosting seven sessions this week at the International Journalism Festival, touching on social media and verification, data journalism, mapping, mobile and more. Follow on Twitter with #IJF14.

Upcoming Events

Digital Innovation at Europe’s GEN Summit 2014

The GEN Summit 2014 brings together hundreds of editors, hackers, writers and media execs to hear from other industry leaders, exchange ideas, solve problems and be rewarded for their work. This year’s event is in Barcelona, Spain, June 11-13. The theme “Mobile. Video. Data. Challenge the Status Quo” will revolve around the idea that mobile, video and data must be top-of-mind in the modern newsroom. The winners of the Editors Lab Season, Data Journalism Awards and Startups for News will be announced during the conference. GEN is offering 50 percent discount to all ONA members, supporters and fellow media innovators. Register using the code ONAfriend.

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Jeremiah Patterson

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.