ONA Weekly #32

By on November 5, 2014

 ONA Weekly No. 32

Apply for $35K micro-grants to hack journalism education

Applications are open for the 2015 Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education, which seeds local news experiments in journalism education with $35,000 micro-grants. We’re looking for creative projects that highlight collaboration, innovation and solid planning. Deadline to apply is Jan. 15, 2015. Take a look at our 2014 winners and their projects, learn more and apply.

A collection of resources for journalists

Check out ONA’s resource page to find tools, programs and technologies for the digital journalism community, including free access to a digital security tool and discounted access to scholarly articles. Like to be featured? Contact Jessica Strelitz at jessica@journalists.org.

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Our Career Center has dozens of opportunities for journalists, academics and digitally minded professionals, all available for free viewing. New postings include:

Survey helps assess journalists’ stress points

The Dart Research Lab at the University of Tulsa is looking for your input into an anonymous online survey to assess the various forms of occupational risks and stresses encountered by working journalists. Share your experience.

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.