ONA Weekly #224

By on September 12, 2018

Announcing the 2018 Journalism 360 Challenge winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Journalism 360 Challenge! Journalism 360 — a joint initiative of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Google News Initiative and Online News Association — has awarded $195,000 to 11 projects that seek to help develop and expand best practices in immersive journalism, including virtual, augmented and mixed reality. The winning projects reflect a diversity of voices and include experiments with audio tools, volumetric tools, on-the-go production and other areas that reimagine what’s possible with immersive storytelling. Explore the 2018 challenge winners

ONA is hiring a Strategic Partnerships Coordinator

We’re seeking a highly motivated team member who is excited to expand their business development experience as ONA’s Strategic Partnerships Coordinator. The candidate will support business development activities, including coordinating partner exhibits, sponsorships, advertising sales and other partnerships. Do you know someone who would be a great fit for ONA? Is it you? Learn more about the position.

Watch the Online Journalism Awards Ceremony

We’re celebrating the best work in digital journalism this Saturday, Sept. 15 in Austin, Texas! Niala Boodhoo, host and executive producer of the award-winning radio show The 21st, will emcee the 2018 Online Journalism Awards Ceremony. If you can’t make it in person, RSVP to the livestream to get a notification when the show starts at 9 p.m. ET.

Vote in the ONA Board of Directors election

Voting is now open for the 2019-20 ONA Board of Directors election. ONA members, cast your ballot to help shape the future of the world’s largest digital journalism organization. We have a diverse slate of 22 candidates — 17 new nominees and five incumbents — running for six open seats on the Board. Terms are for two years and begin January 1, 2019.

Upcoming events

ONA Local groups regularly host events for digital journalists all over the world. Find a group near you or learn how to start a new one.

Jobs for journalists

ONA’s Career Center is an excellent resource for jobs in digital journalism. Recent postings include:

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