Help us create an inspiring and inclusive conference for digital journalists

By on February 26, 2015

Pitch a session idea to ONA15, the Online News Association’s annual conference, this year in Los Angeles, Sept. 24-26.

Each year, we bring together journalists, technologists, academics and others passionate about the news to share the most exciting trends in digital journalism.We’re looking for pitches that are inspiring, instructional or both.

  • Did you create an amazing digital project this year? Tell us what you learned from building it and any challenges along the way that others can learn from.
  • Want to tackle a tough newsroom issue? Tell us your proposed solutions.
  • What can you share with others to inspire them?

Submit your idea to the ONA15 Suggestion Box and it could be part of the program.

Deadline: Friday, April 10 (Midnight ET)

Submit an Idea

Tips, themes and other ideas

We’ve got more great tips about how to create a strong proposal.

Get a look at some of the issues we’re interested in covering at this year’s conference from Digital Director Trevor Knoblich.

Want to check out ideas others have shared? Submissions to the ONA15 Suggestion Box will be posted on the ONA15 website.

Every submission to the Suggestion Box is carefully reviewed. Take a look at our review process.

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, 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.