We are excited to present the Online News Association’s 2023 Retrospective. With LaSharah S. Bunting at the helm as CEO and Executive Director, 2023 was a year of new beginnings for ONA. This retrospective showcases some of the work and people that advanced our mission to inspire and support innovation in digital journalism over the past year. From practical AI resources to leadership and management training, our programs resonated with the evolving needs of the journalism community.
Thanks to our work, women executives found peer support for their career journey and the challenges facing their teams; newsrooms exchanged ideas and set standards for adopting emerging tech; and nearly 200 projects earned global recognition for their impact.
We proudly report 3,257 individuals helped sustain our mission through paid ONA membership in 2023. We also engaged over 90 partners, sponsors and funders whose trust and investments helped bring this year’s programs to life. They include news publishers, large tech companies, startups, major foundations, research and policy institutes, graduate schools and other groups who recognize the value of connecting with ONA’s global community.
Thank you for being part of our community in 2023. Explore the highlights here and join us throughout 2024 as we celebrate 25 years of ONA.
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