ONA Weekly #512: Training On AI Prompt Writing

By on May 15, 2024

Training on AI prompt writing: May 22

The next training with ONA’s AI in Journalism Initiative is all about best practices for prompt writing. Join us Wednesday, May 22, to learn with Mike Reilley, Founder of JournalistsToolbox.ai and Senior Lecturer at the University of Illinois-Chicago. This 90-minute training will include a short presentation with tips followed by many examples and exercises on writing prompts. 

Registration is included as an ONA member benefit and $25 for non-members. Register now or learn more about joining ONA.

Last call for OJA entries

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Enter your favorite projects to the 2024 Online Journalism Awards by Thursday, May 16, 11:59 p.m. EDT. The OJAs honor excellence in digital journalism by local media, international newsrooms, startup sites and individuals across 23 categories. Submit your work today.

Investing in student journalists

The HBCU Digital Media Fellowship at ONA24 is an exciting opportunity for six students to receive an expenses-paid trip to Atlanta for hands-on training and mentorship in digital storytelling and join the ONA community for our annual conference. Apply by May 30.

Schedule a free one-on-one mentorship call

Digital Women Leaders, now part of ONA, offers an incredible mentorship resource for women and non-gender binary people working in news. Mentors provide support on a wide array of topics, from improving workflows and goal-setting to the considerations for crafting an exit strategy. Get to know some of the newest mentors: 

Hello from Atlanta!

The ONA team is in Atlanta all week for our staff retreat and the May meeting of the Board of Directors. We’re solidifying ONA24 plans for our incredible space at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta and going deep on priorities and new ideas for our year-long programming beyond the conference. Plus, enjoying a bit of fun getting to know the city!

Quick reminder: Early Bird registration for the conference is $350 for ONA members and available through June 13. Pricing goes up on June 14. Confirm your plans now!

Mark your calendar

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 new monthly Linkedin newsletter about careers in journalism.

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There are many ways to help sustain ONA’s mission to drive innovation in digital journalism: