ONA Weekly #239

By on January 2, 2019

VR/AR for journalism educators

The ONA Educators community is launching a regular series of talks, hosted via Zoom, to discuss emerging trends in digital media and how to bring them into journalism curricula. The first event at 12 p.m. EST on Feb. 7 will focus on how educators are experimenting with VR/AR journalism. Join the ONA Educators group to learn more and RSVP.

Cool gig: Advance immersive journalism

Apply by Jan. 7 to be the Journalism 360 Program Manager. Journalism 360 is a joint initiative of Google News Initiative, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and ONA to accelerate the understanding and production of immersive journalism. We are looking for a talented consultant to support innovative virtual reality, augmented reality and 360-video projects and nurture a global community of immersive storytellers.

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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