ONA Weekly #90

By on January 20, 2016

Focus on your professional development this year
 ONA Weekly No. 90

Register now for ONA London: Audience Engagement

Join us in London for our second annual international conference, a full-day event focused on understanding how audiences find and interact with news, on April 1. Hosted at Reuters UK, you’ll hear from audience engagement experts from around the world and get hands-on demos featuring emerging technology. Registration is $240 USD through Feb. 29, and $330 USD after (VAT included). Space is very limited, so register now to save your spot.

Looking for female digital journalism leaders!

We’re looking for emerging newsroom and tech media leaders for the second class of the ONA-Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media. This tuition-free program offers a unique blend of training, networking and terrific ongoing support. Applications are due by Feb. 3.

Upcoming Events

Jobs for journalists

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:

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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.