ONA Weekly #475: Nikole Hannah-Jones At ONA23

By on August 23, 2023

Nikole Hannah-Jones at ONA23: Philadelphia

The ONA23 logo.We’re pleased to announce that Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones will join Versha Sharma, Teen Vogue Editor-in-Chief, in a fireside chat at ONA23: Philadelphia on Friday, Aug. 25, at 12:30 p.m. EDT (16:30 UTC-4).

Nikole and Versha’s wide-ranging discussion will cover race and inequality, journalism schools and Nikole’s experiences in the industry.

Register for ONA23 or catch the livestream from Philly.

News Revenue Hub partnership 

A stock image of a membership button on a computer keyboard.We’re happy to share that ONA is partnering with the News Revenue Hub to develop a strategy to support the journalism community and encourage innovation in online news. The partnership begins with tech and data support, as well as a comprehensive membership strategy to understand how we can best support current and potential future members.


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OJAs winners so far

The 2023 Online Journalism Awards logo. Congratulations to the 2023 Online Journalism Awards winners and finalists in the 17 categories we announced at last week’s Zoom celebration! Thank you to all who tuned in.

We’re revealing the results in six more categories at the OJAs ceremony in Philadelphia this Saturday, Aug. 26. Make sure to get your ticket (with or without ONA23 registration) or make plans to livestream the ceremony. We’ll also be posting the winners in real time – follow @ONA.

The year’s best climate reporting

Finalists in the Topical Reporting: Climate Change represent exceptional storytelling that address a wide range of intersections that science and policy have with our daily lives. Winners will be announced during the 2023 OJAs ceremony Saturday, Aug. 26. This award is generously supported by McKinsey Publishing.

Explore the projects:

Vote for the new ONA board

ONA members: Make sure your voice is heard in the 2024-25 Board of Directors election. Choose from among 15 candidates (nine incumbents, six new candidates) for the six open seats. If you need a hand with voting, contact support@journalists.org

ONA23 scam notice

We’ve been notified that some people in the ONA community have received emails from companies claiming to have access to ONA conference attendee lists. We do not sell or rent our attendee list, and we do not have a relationship with any of these companies. We encourage anyone who receives any outreach about attendee lists to not click on any links or respond.

On the calendar

Career opportunities 

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

Looking for a new opportunity? Add your resume to the ONA23 Resume Drop (which is for the entire ONA community, not just conference attendees!). 

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.

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