ONA Weekly #245

By on February 13, 2019

Women’s Leadership Accelerator kicks off

Twenty-six promising women leaders are gathering in Los Angeles this week for intensive training as part of the 2019 Women’s Leadership Accelerator. They’ll receive advice and mentorship from more than a dozen experts in business development, community building and editorial and product innovation throughout the week, including Karen Pensiero, Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal, and Kamal Sinclair, Director of the New Frontier Lab Programs at the Sundance Institute. 

Framework: Honoring NOLA in the ONA19 branding

ONA19 will mark our organization’s 20th anniversary, and we’re excited to celebrate that milestone in a city known for its rich cultural history. To reflect New Orleans’ beauty in our conference branding, Senior Digital Manager Adam Nekola and illustrator Joyce Rice looked to famous jazz bands, wrought-iron elements common in the French Quarter and the carnival colors of Mardi Gras for inspiration. Take a deep dive into the ONA19 branding.

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From the archives: Google and the media

We are sharing resources from the ONA archives throughout 2019, as we celebrate 20 years of inspiring innovation in journalism.

Watch this candid conversation between Richard Gingras, head of news at Google, and the Tow Center’s Founding Director, Emily Bell from ONA15. The two discuss both tensions and harmony between Google and the media, touching on traffic and search referral, restrictions on an open internet and privacy concerns overseas.

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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