ONA Weekly #26

By on September 24, 2014

 ONA Weekly No. 26

Voting for 2015 ONA Board opens Friday

Get ready to vote for the 2015 Board of Directors Friday, Sept. 26. Learn more about the candidates and their goals for ONA. All members can vote online; check your inbox Friday morning for instructions. Not a member yet? If you become a member today, Sept. 24, you’ll be able to vote in this election.

Live-streams, session updates and resources from ONA14

Even if you can’t join us in Chicago for our annual conference, you can still access great resources. We’re doing live curation on session pages, live-steaming keynotes and larger sessions and producing video takeaways. Follow #ONA14 for updates and check out our Twitter lists of speakers, attendees and more. After the conference, we’ll upload presentations and notes from speakers.

2014 Online Journalism Awards winners announced Sept. 27

A number of these 2014 OJA finalists will pick up an OJA trophy Saturday, as we celebrate the best in digital journalism. We’ll be tweeting out the winners on the @ONA account with #OJA14 and you can watch the annual awards ceremony live at 7 p.m. CT.

Upcoming Events:

Free Hootsuite upgrades for ONA members

Hootsuite is providing 60 days free access to Hootsuite Pro + Hootsuite University to ONA members. Get your discount code in the ONA Member Center. You must sign up by Sept. 30.

What we’re reading:

  • Since it’s conference week, we only have time to read ONA14 things. We’ll be back with recommended links next week.

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.