ONA Weekly #198

By on March 7, 2018

Volunteer and attend ONA18 for free

We’re recruiting more than 100 volunteers to support ONA18. Volunteering is a unique and meaningful way to experience the conference. You’ll get to attend the conference for free and contribute to one of four teams — specialized social mediaaudio and video teams who provide coverage and capture the energy of the conference, and a team of general volunteers who help everything run smoothly. Apply by March 29!

Students, let’s get you hired!

Getting ready to enter the job market? We’re hosting a webinar on March 15 just for you. Samantha Ragland — Manager of Digital Entertainment Strategy at The Palm Beach Post and part of the ONA Local Speakers Bureau — will share tips on transferring the skills you learned in school to the working world, writing stand-out resumes, interviewing and more. Register now.

Headed to SXSW? Be our guest

ONA is a proud supporter of the Awesomest Journalism Party. Ever. VIII. The party will be held Saturday, March 10, from 6–9 p.m. at Shiners Saloon in Austin. Learn more and RSVP. Note: RSVPing is not a guarantee of entry, which depends on venue capacity, so get there early!

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

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