Board of Directors

The ONA Board guides the association in its mission to inspire innovation and excellence among digital journalists

Under the bylaws, the board may be comprised of up to 15 voting members. Elections are held each fall surrounding the annual ONA Conference and Awards Banquet. Terms are for two years and begin on Jan. 1.

Current Officers

ONA Board President
Global Head of Visuals
The Wall Street Journal
ONA Board Vice-President
Senior Curation Lead
ONA Board Treasurer
Senior Director, Strategy and Innovation
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
ONA Board Secretary
Editor, Newsroom Development & Support
The New York Times

Other Members

Freelance Journalist
Chief Digital Content Officer
Hearst Television
Founder & CEO
The Green Line
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Newmark J-School at CUNY
Vice President of Community Engagement and Strategic Initiatives
Southern California Public Radio
Founder & CEO
Presenter, Documentarian, & Senior Producer
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
West Virginia University
Senior Director of Partnerships and Platforms
The 19th
Director of Strategy, Opinion
The New York Times
Social Media Strategist
Teen Vogue

At-Large Members

President Emeritus
Rich Jaroslovsky, Vice President for Content, SmartNews, Inc.

All officers and board members elected or appointed per bylaws.


ONA committees and advisory boards are chaired and run by Board members and other community leaders

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To run for the board, members in good standing must be nominated and declare their candidacy

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