ONA Weekly #285

By on November 20, 2019

Find your next job

Attention job-seekers: We’ve had an influx of new postings in the ONA Career Center for a wide variety of opportunities. Roles range from academia to local news, working in audio, broadcast, web and more. Find your next opportunity in the ONA Career Center

Work with ONA

Speaking of jobs, the search is on for a Learning Manager to join ONA’s staff. We’re looking for someone highly motivated and focused, with strong project management skills and a desire to constantly grow and improve how we train journalists. Based in Washington, D.C., this role will oversee the creation and delivery of in-person and virtual training programs.Apply by Dec. 15.

Designing your career

As we approach the end of the year, it’s a good time to check in with yourself about your career goals and the type of growth that’s most important to you. Kim Fox of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Sharon Chan of the New York Times and Paul Cheung of the Knight Foundation led an incredible ONA19 session with a step-by-step process to reflect on your current work and think through what’s next. Listen to the session and explore the resources

From the archives: Zig-zag career paths

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.

As you’re doing your career planning, revisit the ONA18 session “Is My Zig-Zag Showing? Making the Most of Non-Linear Career Paths” to help you discover themes from previous roles and learn how to leverage your unique background — led by Sara Catania, Tracie Powell and Kim Bui, who’ve each had their fair share of professional zig-zags. 

Community stories

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

I can’t overestimate @ONA’s impact on my life and career. For 6+ years, I’ve worked with dedicated, intelligent, caring and unique teammates each day, I get to see the impact of their hard work on the digital news world. It’s an honor. #Happy20thONA — Jess Strelitz, ONA Chief Strategic Partnerships Officer
#Happy20thONA and thank you! @ONA-supported @Journalism_360 naming me one of its ambassadors opened so many doors, I met so many inspiring people like @laurahertzfeld (and hopefully inspired people too), spoke at some many events, including @ONAConf, and even became a @RJI fellow! — Thomas Seymat

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