ONA Weekly #51

By on April 8, 2015

 ONA Weekly No. 51

25 leaders in digital media to watch

Next week, the ONA-Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media will bring together a cohort of 25 emerging newsroom leaders for an intensive week focused on developing their talent. Learn more about them, and follow their takeaways with #digitalwomenleaders.

ONA15 speaker and session ideas DUE FRIDAY

Deadline time! We want to hear your great ideas for this year’s ONA conference and we need them by Friday, April 10, at 11:59 ET. Send the ONA15 Suggestion Box the people and projects that inspire you, your big ideas and the failures in your newsrooms that others can learn from.

ONA at the International Symposium on Online Journalism

Headed to Austin for the ISOJ? Hear from the 2014 winners of the Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education about their excellent projects on Saturday, April 18, and say hi to Deputy Director Irving Washington and Digital Director Trevor Knoblich.

What challenges do newsrooms face?

ONA Executive Director Jane McDonnell and Trevor Knoblich spoke with The Innovation Engine about the business and culture of news organizations and how journalists can stay current with new tools and tech. Get tips on new tools and some takeaways on how to improve your mobile journalism in the 30-minute podcast.

Upcoming Events

THREAD at Yale: Storytelling in Modern Media

June 7-10, 2015
Apply to join a group of storytellers from print, radio, and other media who will gather in New Haven, Connecticut to learn from masters in the field and from each other. Apply by May 1, 2015. Admission is rolling.
This content is sponsored by Yale University.

Just listed! New jobs for journos

Looking for a new job or just want to see what’s out there? Check out ONA’s Career Center. Job seekers can browse the latest openings and upload their resumes for free.

What is your favorite podcast episode?

NPR is interested in your favorite podcast episode. Let them know what you listen to and which episode you think is best. The only rule is that if you work in radio or on podcasts, please don’t enter anything produced by you or the organization you work for.

What We’re Reading

Some recent posts we’ve highlighted on the ONA Issues Tumblr:

Have an outstanding article on digital journalism issues to share with us? Tweet it with #ONAissues.

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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.