ONA Weekly #11

By on June 11, 2014

 ONA Weekly No. 11

Apply your journalism skills to being an entrepreneur

“As well-informed and often creative individuals, journalists also have the capacity to develop innovative, disruptive ventures — ones that avoid replicating existing businesses,” MJ Bear Fellow Ashley Lohmann writes, describing why journalists make great entrepreneurs.

Using social media to coordinate disaster response

MJ Bear Fellow Armie Garde shares examples of how her team at the Sun.Star used social media to track relief effort campaigns and reach responders and victims of two major disasters in the Philippines.

Insights from the judges of the Online Journalism Awards

We’ve extended the deadline for the Online Journalism Awards until June 20. Before you submit your work, check out OJA Chair Josh Hatch’s tips on what the judges are looking for when they review entries.

Upcoming events:

Important ONA deadlines in June:

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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.