ONA Weekly #292

By on January 22, 2020

How to build a support network

Drawing on her experience coordinating the ONA Women’s Leadership Accelerator, Director of Programs Jen Mizgata wrote about how journalists can make room for support networks in a competitive, deadline-driven industry. “So often our workplaces don’t prioritize support. Other things come before us prioritizing our own care,” she writes. Read the piece on building the right support networks for your needs, on Source.

Welcome new ONA Board members

We’re excited to welcome Anita Li, media analyst and consultant; Fergus Bell, Founder & CEO of Fathm; Maryanne Reed, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs West Virginia University; and Student Representative Aiyana Ishmael to ONA’s Board of Directors. They kicked off their two-year terms on Jan. 1 and will join other Board members and the ONA team in Washington, D.C. this week for the year’s first Board meeting — providing guidance as we pursue ambitious goals across our five focus areas.

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.

Career opportunities

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

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