ONA Weekly #65

By on July 15, 2015

 ONA Weekly No. 65

Gannett Foundation renews $102K grant to train journalists

Thanks to a generous grant from the Gannett Foundation, ONA will offer a seventh year of free digital media training, as well as continued cash awards to support journalistic excellence. The $102K will cover three to four ONACamps around the country in 2015-16, recognize great reporting with $27K in prizes for the Online Journalism Awards and support our annual conference. Learn more.

Startup Weekend DC: Media Edition

Do you have an idea that will change the way media and content is created, delivered, distributed, consumed, measured or monetized? ONADC is partnering with Startup Weekend to create an awesome program aimed at journalists, July 31-Aug. 2. Register now for Startup Weekend DC: Media Edition.

The Who, Why and How to Win the Video News Game

Six in 10 U.S. adults now watch videos online, ­and half of those watch news videos. Join this fast-paced webinar from CNN Newsource – you’ll find it chock-full of stats, best practices and tangible tools you can put into play in your newsroom today.
This content is sponsored by CNN Newsource. 

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:

Trauma Journalism: Training for educators

The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute is hosting a free, two-day conference to teach journalism educators about the impact of trauma on individuals and communities, how to build resilience through reporting, and provide hands-on help in creating units or stand-alone courses and capstone classes on trauma. Registration is due Oct. 9 and applications for travel scholarships are due Sept. 1.

What We’re Reading

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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 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.