ONA Weekly #284

By on November 13, 2019

Two appointments to ONA’s Board

We are pleased to announce ONA has confirmed two appointments to the Board of DirectorsFergus Bell, founder and CEO of independent news lab and consultancy Fathm, and Maryanne Reed, provost and vice president of academic affairs for West Virginia University, to the board. There are a total of 16 seats on the board, including two appointed seats to meet needs identified by the Board and one appointed, non-voting student representative. Fergus and Maryanne will begin their two-year terms on Jan. 1, 2020.

We’re hiring a Learning Manager

ONA is accepting applications for a Learning Manager to oversee the creation and delivery of in-person and virtual training programs aimed at sharing best practices and inspiring innovation in journalism. Based in Washington, D.C., this job will be perfect for someone excited to support the global journalism community and develop unique training experiences. Apply by Dec. 15.

Last chance: Apply to be ONA’s Student Representative

The deadline to apply to be the next Student Representative on ONA’s Board of Directors is tomorrow, Nov. 14. Candidates should be passionate about the media industry and ready to serve a two-year term helping to ensure ONA’s initiatives reflect the needs of student journalists. Learn more and apply today

From the archives: Predictions from 2005

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

At ONA’s 2005 conference in New York City, attendees contributed their thoughts for what journalism might look like in 10 years. Predictions included “The Web will solve distribution issues,” and “It will change the way different publications interact with one another, they will become more open to sharing resources.” Explore the collection and see what people were thinking.

Community stories

How has your ONA experience impacted your work and career? Contribute your story to #Happy20thONA.

#Happy20thONA I’ve met so many great friends and mentors through ONA. And it’s been a massive influence in my career and life. Honored to be a small part of making the conference happen the last few years as a volunteer. Here’s to another 20 years. — Ron Nurwisah
I attended my first @ONA conference in 2011 as a presenter during the first ever lightning talk session. It’s been full of inspiration, friendships, and professional growth I never thought possible. Thanks, y’all! #Happy20thONA — André Nata

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 in journalism

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

On our radar