ONA Weekly #7

By on May 14, 2014

 
 
 
 ONA Weekly No. 7
 

Starting a new blog? Read this one

MJ Bear Fellow Kyle Stokes of KPLU Seattle gives pointers for journalists and news organizations diving into blogging. This is the first in a series of posts from the 2014 Fellows.

Upcoming Events

Deadline extended for RTDNA Scholarships and Fellowships

You have until May 31 to apply for 10 scholarships and four fellowships offered by the Radio Television Digital News Association.

Scholarships for LGBT coverage

The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association offers the Leroy F. Aarons and the Kay Longcope scholarships “to students who demonstrate a commitment to providing fair and accurate coverage of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.” Applications are due May 23.

Paid Internships at Wickr

Wickr is hiring interns to take part in its Summer 2014 social media campaigns. Interns will work at least 15 hours a week from home. Email job@mywickr.com with your résumé.

Give your grad an ONA membership

Last-minute gift idea! Connect your J-school, tech, communications or business graduate with the ONA community with an ONA membership. As our gift to 2014 grads, we’re offering our Professional membership at $50 for one full year — a savings of $25.

What we’re reading:

Some recent posts we’ve highlighted on the ONA Issues Tumblr:
 
 

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.