ONA Weekly #43

By on February 11, 2015

 ONA Weekly No. 43

Wanted: women in digital media leadership

Applications are due Feb. 20 for the ONA-Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media. This tuition-free seminar for 25 talented women will focus on the business of journalism, individual leadership style, navigating newsroom culture, entrepreneurship and more. Follow #digitalwomenleaders for updates.

Attorney General guidelines on news media subpoenas revised

When the Department of Justice (DOJ) modified guidelines on subpoenas issued to news media in January 2014, a coalition of media organizations, including ONA, pushed back on aspects that were unclear or harmful. The DOJ recently released new guidelines that provide clarity and strengthen protections. See a summary of key changes from the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press.

ONA London: Mobile program coming

We’ve been hard at work on the session for our first all-mobile conference, March 6 at Reuters UK. Experts from around the globe will provide insight into all aspects of mobile news, from prototyping the news to engaging with your community. Look for full sessions and speakers tomorrow, Feb. 12.

Upcoming events

Jobs for journalists

ONA’s Career Center has hundreds of opportunities for journalists, editors and digital-minded professionals. It’s free to browse and job-seekers can upload their resumes for free. Recent postings include:

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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.