ONA Weekly #79

By on October 21, 2015

 ONA Weekly No. 79

Introducing ONA’s 2016 Board

A warm welcome to the Boston Globe’s David Skok, who has been elected to the ONA Board of Directors. We’re thrilled to welcome back re-elected incumbents P. Kim Bui, Eric Carvin, David Cohn, Steve Herrmann and Meredith Artley, as well as David Smydra, who was reappointed and will continue to represent the technology sector on the Board. See the full election results and learn more about the directors.

Upcoming Events

Meet local journalists, learn about current trends in digital journalism and share your ideas at upcoming ONA Local events. Find an ONA Local group near you.

New digital journalism jobs

Looking for a new job? ONA’s Career Center has hundreds of opportunities for journalists, editors, developers, producers and more. Recent postings include:

Covering the migration crisis

The 19 Million Project will bring together  “a cadre of journalists, designers, digital strategists, coders, and humanitarians, from around the world, to explore the causes and effects of the Mediterranean refugee crisis in Europe, to identify the issues, to define the problem and to articulate possible solutions,” Nov. 2-13 in Rome. Learn more about the 19 Million Project and how you can follow along.

What We’re Reading

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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.