ONA Weekly #42

By on February 4, 2015

 ONA Weekly No. 42

Make your voice heard for an open net

On Feb. 26, after receiving a record number of comments, the FCC will meet to discuss regulating the internet as a utility. We ask our digital journalism community to support an internet open to all; read ONA’s comments to the FCC to find out why.
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Connect with ONA’s international community

Calling all of our global colleagues! We’ve created a new Facebook group just for you. Share information on coverage, awards, conferences, breaking news and tools and technology. Join the ongoing conversation with a great group of journalists in ONA International.

Tickets going fast for ONA London: Mobile

Our all-mobile conference March 6 in London is a hot ticket. Learn best practices for creating mobile news experiences from Malachy Browne, Reported.ly; Etan Horowitz, CNN; Sarah Marshall, The Wall Street Journal UK; Joanna Webster, Reuters and many more. Register now.

Upcoming events

Apply Now for the 2015 Al Nakkula Award

This award for outstanding accomplishment in police reporting includes a $2,000 prize and will be awarded to a reporter for work produced in print and/or online platforms in 2014. Entry deadline is March 1. More information.
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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.