ONA Weekly #428: How To Join ONA22 Remotely (get A Virtual Pass Now!)

By on September 21, 2022

Join ONA22 remotely

If you won’t be able to join ONA22 in person, our Virtual Conference pass offers a number of ways to join the learning and networking remotely. Virtual attendees will have access to livestreams and live chats of select sessions, a searchable directory of all in-person and virtual attendees and three-month access to audio and video archives. 

The passes are $250 for ONA members and $425 for non-members. Students can purchase a virtual pass for $100, regardless of membership.

Outstanding student journalism

The student journalism category of the Online Journalism Awards (#OJA22) honors excellent student work that uses digital storytelling and technologies to inform its audience across a breadth of topics or issues. This year’s finalists investigated U.S. oil and gas companies, indigenous and native communities, and issues of race and abuse. 

Winners in this category will be announced Thursday, Sept. 22 at 1 p.m. PDT (20:00 UTC), during the ONA22 conference. Get to know these outstanding finalists:

Portfolio: Student Finalist:

  • Aloha ʻāina, The Newhouse School at Syracuse University, The Newshouse

Portfolio Student Team finalists:

  • Gaslit, Howard Center for Investigative Journalism at the Cronkite School of Journalism ASU
  • little victims everywhere, Howard Center for Investigative Journalism at the Cronkite School of Journalism ASU
  • Printing Hate, Howard Center for Investigative Journalism at the University of Maryland
  • Reflections of the L.A. Uprising, USC / JOVRNALISM
  • When Home is School, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, NYCity News Service


Audience Development Producer, The Associated Press

The Associated Press seeks an audience development producer to expand the reach of health and science stories to digital consumers and news customers. You’ll pioneer new approaches and present stories in unique ways, expanding engagement on AP’s platforms.

Reminder: vote for your board members

Voting for the 2023-24 ONA Board of Directors remains open until Oct. 3. Twelve candidates are in the running for six open seats.

How to vote: 

  1. Get to know the candidates
  2. Log into the ONA member portal to find your unique election passcode
  3. Use your passcode to enter the ONA eBallot system and claim your ballot.

Want to learn more? Follow #ONAElects.

Opportunities for job seekers

We’re making it easy to connect with recruiters who will be at ONA22. Regardless of your registration status, share your resume – your information will be shared with recruiters officially participating in the conference. 

If you have opportunities to share at ONA22, contact Chief Strategic Partnerships Officer, Jessica Strelitz, about securing a career, fellowship or academic listing on the official on-site job board in Los Angeles. The job board will be located next to the registration area. You don’t have to be an official recruiter at the event to post these opportunities.

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.

Support ONA

There are many ways to help sustain ONA’s mission to inspire and support innovation in digital journalism.