ONA Weekly #53

By on April 22, 2015

 ONA Weekly No. 53

Why ONA membership is perfect for grads

J-school grads can tap into innovative resources and connect with the best minds in their field among our nearly 2,300 members and digital journalism community of 60,000 worldwide. Membership also offers a chance to find jobs, collaborators and inspiration for projects. Give your graduate the gift of ONA; get a professional membership for only $50 — a $25 discount.

2015 Challenge Fund winners unveiled at J/i

Educators, sign up to stream Journalism/Interactive sessions April 24-25 and tune in Friday to hear Deputy Director Irving Washington announce the 11 winners of the $1M Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education. ONA is delighted to be a sponsor of this event for journalism educators and digital media.

‘Lead yourself first’

Laura Amico, 2011 MJ Bear Fellow, shared tips at last week’s inaugural ONA-Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media. Be sure to check out all of Poynter’s coverage and stay tuned for more resources from the Academy.

Upcoming Events

Journalism jobs

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:

ESPN: The Fellowship now open

ESPN: The Fellowship, for college graduates with less than five years of experience, is now seeking diverse applicants. The fellowship will feature individualized training within a common-core development plan of writing, interviewing, anchoring and production as well as opportunities in Digital Media, Radio, International/Deportes and Studio Production. Apply now.

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.

The Online News Association is a nonprofit membership organization for digital journalists, connecting journalism, technology & innovation. Learn why you should become a member.

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.