ONA Weekly #293

By on January 29, 2020

ONA Board elects new officers

We’re excited to announce the newest officers on ONA’s Board of Directors, elected during the Jan. 24 board meeting in Washington, D.C:

  • President: Shazna Nessa, Global Head of Visuals, The Wall Street Journal
  • Vice President: David Smydra, Head of Product Experience, Google News
  • Treasurer: Celeste LeCompte, Vice President of Business Development, ProPublica
  • Secretary: Versha Sharma, Managing Editor and Senior Correspondent, NowThis

Board leadership is key to achieving ONA’s mission to inspire and support innovation and excellence in digital journalism. We’re grateful to this group’s commitment to ONA. Learn more about their expertise and contributions.

Introducing the 2019 Retrospective

Between celebrating our 20th anniversary, hosting our annual conference in New Orleans and launching new initiatives within our yearlong programs, ONA certainly was busy last year. We defined five focus areas to guide our mission and ended 2019 with a lot of energy as we envisioned the next 20 years. Explore our 2019 Retrospective, where we highlight the impact of our work with the global journalism community.

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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