ONA Weekly #481: Thank You, ONA Members

By on October 4, 2023

If you’re looking ahead to ONA24 like we are, reach out to Chief Strategic Partnerships Officer Jessica Strelitz at jessica@journalists.org to talk about sponsorship opportunities. It’s never too early!

Thank you, ONA members 

With our annual conference in the books, we want to take a moment to give a special shout out to ONA members. Whether you signed up for a membership to register for ONA23 or have been supporting our work for years — thank you!

ONA members help sustain many of the initiatives and resources we offer throughout the year, including leadership training, networking meetups and the Career Center. Membership is open to anyone working in journalism or providing services to journalism organizations, including technology professionals, academics and students. Learn more.

Snag ONA23 merchandise

A composite image showing a selection of ONA23 merchandise; the items are a T-shirt, a tote, a onesie and a hoodie.You’ve got until Oct. 15 to get merchandise from ONA23: Philadelphia, such as hoodies, T-shirts, tote bags and onesies. Grab some swag – proceeds support ONA24 scholarships. Then, show off your ONA23 merchandise: Post a photo, tag ONA and use #ONA23. We can’t wait to see how you’re representing us!


Freedom Forum announces 2023 journalism fellows

An ad that reads, "Chips Quinn Scholars, Freedom Forum: Congrats to our 2023 Chips Quinn Journalism Fellows."Congratulations to our Chips Quinn journalism fellows! This early career mentorship program from the Freedom Forum provides fellows with a paid trip to Washington, D.C., for training, an experienced mentor and a career stipend. Learn more here.

Watch ONA23: Onward sessions

The ONA23 logo. In case you missed it: We had a great time at ONA23: Onward last week! Registered attendees for Onward or ONA23: Philadelphia can now watch every Onward session on our event platform. Login credentials are in attendees’ inboxes (on Sept. 22, subject line “ONA23: Onward – Know Before You Login”).

Some session highlights:

  • A Keynote Conversation With Katie Drummond, WIRED’s New Global Editorial Director
  • Caption This: News, Captions, Accessibility, and Keeping Humans in the Loop
  • Learn How To Use Google Analytics 4
  • Transforming Local Journalism: A Discussion of Next-Generation Approaches to Rebuilding Capacity
  • Taylor Lorenz: Looking Back To Look Forward While We’re All Extremely Online

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

The Tiffany Shackelford Foundation

The Tiffany Shackelford Foundation is a U.S.-based nonprofit dedicated to opening more pathways in the media business for women and underrepresented groups.

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.