ONA Weekly #496: Investigating Breakthroughs In Organ Transplantation

By on January 24, 2024

Save the dates: The 2024 Online News Association Conference (ONA24) is happening Sept. 18-21 in Atlanta.

Investigating breakthroughs in organ transplantation

We recently caught up with Simar Bajaj about his work to spotlight the full story around pig-human organ transplantation. His project portfolio Pig Human Transplants and the March to Immortality was a winner in the 2023 Online Journalism Awards, where judges said his approach did a “beautiful job of bridging the heart and the mind, including the science and the ethics.” In a new Q&A, learn more about what inspired Simar’s work and his experience winning in the OJAs.

Supercharge your GA4 skills

By popular demand, our partners at News Revenue Hub are offering another training on Google Analytics 4 to the ONA community. Join the session on February 15 for a live walk-through and Q&A opportunity to get familiar with GA4 features and understand how to apply the analytics in your editorial strategy. Register now.


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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:

For ONA members: If you are looking for a new opportunity, complete this form for a chance to be featured in an upcoming edition of Office Hours, ONA’s Linkedin newsletter about careers in journalism.

On our radar

It’s not too late to chime in about your AI training wishlist this year. Reply to this email about the opportunities you’re looking for, to help inform the programming and resources we offer throughout 2024.

  • What AI tools would you be eager to try out, with some hands-on guidance?
  • What AI-powered work are you admiring so far this year from your journalism peers?
  • Whose perspective needs to be amplified in the discussion about AI in journalism?

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