ONA Weekly #192

By on January 24, 2018

 ONA Weekly No. 192


ONA Insights is coming to Toronto on May 11

Save the date to join us in Toronto on Friday, May 11, for ONA Insights: Revenue + Engagement. We’re pleased to introduce this next iteration of previous events we held in London and Dublin — a one-day conference uniquely designed for newsrooms leaders, managers, executives and entrepreneurs to tackle emerging trends. Registration opens in February.



Book your hotel for ONA18

ONA18 is happening Sept. 13-15, in Austin, Texas. Get excited for an inspiring three days exploring the latest trends, best practices, tools and opportunities in digital media. Our room block at at the host hotel JW Marriott is now open. We expect the rooms to sell out quickly, so now is the time to book your room.



Accessible tools for faster, easier VR prototypes

Reporters, technologists and journalism students often cite limited resources as a roadblock to producing immersive projects. Recognizing this challenge, Journalism 360 grantee Ainsley Sutherland led workshops to experiment with accessible tools and tactics to create interactive VR stories.



How to create an ONA Local group in your community

ONA Community Manager Meghan Murphy will host online orientations on Tuesday, Feb. 6, for anyone interested in starting or co-leading a local meetup group for digital journalists. The session is a great way to get to know the ONA Local network and the basics of connecting your community to educational and networking opportunities. Pick a time slot and register now.


Ad: Scripps Howard Awards; submit by Feb. 2.


Upcoming events

ONA Local groups regularly host events and meetups for digital journalists all over the world. Find a group near you or get in touch if you’re interested in starting an ONA Local group.


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:



What we’re reading



The Online News Association is a nonprofit membership organization for digital journalists, connecting journalism, technology and innovation. Learn why you should become a member.