ONA Weekly #431: New ONA Board

By on October 12, 2022

Welcome new ONA board members

The results of the 2023-24 Board of Directors election are in. ONA members voted for their candidates of choice from a slate of 12 talented leaders representing a wide and diverse range of digital media.

Kristen Reed, Content Director at TEGNA, will join five re-elected board members for their two-year term beginning on Jan. 1, 2023.

Re-elected board members:

  • Ashley Alvarado, Vice President of Community Engagement and Strategic Initiatives, Southern California Public Radio
  • Imaeyen Ibanga, Presenter, Documentarian, & Senior Producer, AJ+
  • Niketa Patel, Digital Media Advisor & Executive Coach
  • Rodney Gibbs, Senior Director, Strategy and Innovation, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • Rubina Madan Fillion, Director of Strategy, The New York Times Opinion
The board will appoint one additional seat by the end of the year to meet specific organizational goals.

Learn more about the election results.

Building a better newsletter

Newsletters were a trending topic at ONA22. On the ONA on Air podcast episode, So You Want a Better Newsletter, experts shared insights on analytics, content, subscribers, value proposition, and even workflow. It’s a must-listen for any organization offering a newsletter product. 

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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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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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