ONA Weekly #64

By on July 8, 2015

 ONA Weekly No. 64

Two days left to apply to be an MJ Bear Fellow

Applications are due Friday for ONA’s MJ Bear Fellowship, which recognizes talented journalists under 30. Fellows receive virtual group coaching by a personal advisory board, a three-year paid ONA membership, the opportunity to present at this year’s Online News Association Conference and Awards in Los Angeles, feedback on projects and more. Apply by Friday, July 10.

Reporting on the Nepali earthquake

MJ Bear Fellow Rajneesh Bhandari was at Shivapuri National Park when the 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal. In the weeks following, he reported on the aftermath, approaching the story both as a journalist and a survivor. Read his first-hand account of this challenging assignment.

Applications due today for ONA Mobile dCamp

Today is your last chance to apply for our free mobile hack day at Breaking News in Seattle. Work with a team to create ways to better tell stories on mobile devices and learn techniques to bring back to your newsroom to inspire new projects. Apply now for the July 17 workshop.

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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.