ONA Weekly #85

By on December 2, 2015

 ONA Weekly No. 85

A new voice for students in ONA’s community

We’re delighted to introduce Michelle Baruchman, who will serve as ONA’s first Student Representative to the Board of Directors. In this appointed role, Michelle will be a voice for our student members, advising the Board and staff on how to better serve student journalists. Her two-year, nonvoting appointment will begin Jan. 1, 2016. Learn more about Michelle.

Work with ONA to strengthen local journalism communities

Love connecting people and helping them plan great events? Want to learn more about the issues facing local journalists around the country? We’re looking for a Community Manager to join our small team — and it might be you. Send your resume now for this new position on ONA’s small but mighty team in Washington D.C.

Upcoming Events

Submit your best work for Scripps Howard Awards

$180,000 in prizes is at stake along with being recognized among the best in journalism. New category – “Top Story of the Year” – stories on police-community relations in 2015. Learn more and apply by Feb. 10, 2016.

Jobs in the digital journalism space

If you’re looking for a new position, it’s a great time to look through the opportunities in ONA’s Career Center. Jobs recently have been added in New York, Washington, D.C., Texas, Virginia, Arizona, California and more. Recent postings include:

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.