ONA Weekly #457: Seeking Your Award-worthy Journalism

By on April 19, 2023

Seeking your award-worthy journalism

Get excited: The 2023 Online Journalism Awards (#OJA23) will open for submissions on April 20! Now’s the time to reflect on and start gathering your best work from the past year. The 2023 awards will honor excellence in digital journalism across 23 categories. Find inspiration from recent winners and finalists, including: 


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What to watch for
  • Our virtual meetup for newsletter professionals, focusing on growth, partnerships and revenue, is happening tomorrow, April 20. Reserve your spot!
  • Early Bird registration for ONA23 is opening soon! ONA members will receive early access — watch your inboxes for the promo code. If you’re not an ONA member, join or renew your membership today!  
Advocating for detained journalists

Last week, ONA and other major journalism organizations co-signed a letter to President Joe Biden from the National Press Club. The letter calls on the Biden administration to prioritize reporters taken hostage by state actors and unjustly detained, such as Evan Gershkovich of the Wall Street Journal and journalist Austin TiceRead the letter and explore the Journal’s coverage of Gershkovich’s case

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

Directory spotlight


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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.