ONA Weekly #20

By on August 13, 2014

 ONA Weekly No. 20

Help lead ONA. Nominations due Friday

Are you passionate about digital media and interested in helping to lead the world’s largest association of digital journalists? Apply for the ONA Board of Directors by this Friday, Aug. 15. Know an amazing media leader? Nominate them for the Board.

ONA joins World Editors Forum for training (and discounts!)

ONA is teaming up with the World Editors Forum (WEF) for its 13th International Newsroom Summit in Amsterdam Oct.13-14, which will showcase strategies, case studies and insights into how successful editors are syncing print and digital in their newsrooms. And ONA members can attend at a 25% discount. Visit the Discounts page of ONA’s member center to get your discount code and register.

Deadline today! Explore digital security for journalists

Join digital security experts Saturday, Aug. 23, at ONA dCamp: Digital Security at NPR in Washington, D.C. to explore tools journalists are using to protect themselves and their sources. You will also create prototypes for new tools and processes to help keep your work secure. Applications are due today (Aug. 13).

Upcoming events:

Grants available for investigative reporters

The Fund for Investigative Journalism is now accepting grant proposals to investigate stories in the United States and abroad. A typical grant is $5,000 and covers the cost of reporting, such as travel, document fees and equipment rental.

What we’re reading:

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