ONA Weekly #421: Call For ONA 2023-24 Board Of Directors Nominations

By on August 3, 2022

Call for nominees for ONA’s Board of Directors 

We are now accepting candidates for eight seats open for election to the 2023-24 ONA Board of Directors. Participation is a unique opportunity for digital leaders to help guide the strategic direction of the world’s largest organization of digital journalists.

Whether you plan to declare your candidacy or nominate a peer, as an ONA member, you play an important role in shaping our leadership. During their two-year terms, ONA board members have a unique opportunity to grow personally and professionally, and to influence the future of the media industry as they build skills, new experiences and meaningful connections with a team of other dedicated professionals.

To be considered a candidate, an ONA member must be nominated by another ONA member. Both members must be in good standing. Submit your candidacy or nomination by Thursday, Aug. 18.

Strategies towards pay equity

Imagine the incredible organizing and reporting journalists could accomplish if all were given fair wages and resources. That’s our focus in the next Vision25 collaboration with Maynard Institute and OpenNews. Media2070 Co-founder Alicia Bell and Program Manager Diamond Hardiman will join Martin Reynolds, Co-executive Director of the Maynard Institute, in a virtual conversation on Thursday, Aug. 11, for the second in a special series on pay equity. We will explore pay exploitation in the news industry and address specific strategies for pay equity. Register now.

Newsletter idea swap

Newsletter enthusiasts: Join us for an idea swap all about best practices on Friday, Aug. 19. Meet up with newsletter producers and editors, product leaders and others interested in starting or improving a newsletter product in a journalism organization. From metrics and KPIs to editorial decisions and marketing and cross-promotion, you’ll have the opportunity to share ideas in a series of fast-paced breakout discussions. Bring an idea or two to share, and expect to leave with new ideas from your peers, new professional opportunities, new connections and inspiration for a collaboration or partnership.

On the calendar

Career opportunities

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

On our radar

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Dozens of technology companies, foundations, consultants and journalism organizations contribute to ONA’s mission throughout the year. Explore our Industry Directory to discover new tools and potential partners, or learn how to get listed.

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