ONA Weekly #88

By on January 6, 2016

Focus on your professional development this year
 ONA Weekly No. 88

Focus on your professional development this year

What are your professional goals in 2016? If you’re looking to start a new project, get a new job or level up your reporting, ONA is here to help. We’re planning meet-ups and trainings around the globe, plus full conferences in London and Denver this year. Start your year off right by becoming an ONA member today.

Next week: Apply for Women’s Leadership Academy

Next Wednesday, we’re opening applications for the ONA-Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media. If you know a strong digital journalist who might interested, please forward on this email and ask her to sign up for our newsletter so she doesn’t miss the chance to apply. The second round of this popular program is aimed at developing emerging leaders.

Upcoming Events

Jobs for journalists

Hello, new opportunities in 2016! Whether you’re focused on getting a new job right now or just interested in seeing what opportunities are out there, ONA’s Career Center is an excellent resource for journalism jobs. It’s free for job seekers to browse. Recent postings include:

Be API’s Summer Fellow

The American Press Institute offers a paid summer fellowship for college students or recent graduates who have a strong desire to advance innovation in news organizations. A core component of the program is a self-proposed project. If you’re a student or recent grad who can envision building something that would help news organizations in critical areas, 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.

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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.