Connect with ONA online

Find ONA and staff members on your platform of choice for regular updates about our work and to discuss mutual interests.


  • ONA Weekly: Regular updates about opportunities through ONA, including registration for trainings, events with journalists where you live and resources to improve your journalism work.
  • Office Hours: Monthly newsletter on LinkedIn all about navigating jobs and careers in digital journalism.
  • ONA24 News: Seasonal newsletter for ONA’s annual conference, featuring opportunities to get involved, speaker and session announcements, guides to the host city, networking tips and more.

ONA offers advertising opportunities in newsletters. Explore options, availability and rates to promote programs, events, research surveys, fellowships and more to the global ONA network.

ONA Slack

We’ve hosted the ONA Slack Community since 2016 to connect participants in select programs. Based on community feedback, we are expanding investment into this platform to evolve it into a lively gathering space for the ONA community.



  • @ONA for announcements across ONA programs, events, jobs, volunteer opportunities and resources for journalists
  • @ONAConf for updates leading up to and during the annual conference

Facebook groups

  • Online News Association group: Occasional updates about ONA’s work and discussions of industry news, as well as a place to connect with others interested in digital journalism
  • ONA Educators: Connect and learn with educators and other professionals interested in issues relevant to teaching and hiring the next generation of journalists.


  • @online_news: Experimenting with this new text-based platform

Connect with ONA staff

LaSharah S. Bunting, Executive Director and CEO: Talk to LaSharah about equity and inclusion, digital transformation, leadership, philanthropy, Nebraska football and the best book you’ve read recently.

Trevor Knoblich, Head of Operations and Culture: Talk to Trevor about leadership development, organizational culture, exploring unusual travel destinations and wildlife spotting.

Hanaa Rifaey, Head of Strategic Partnerships: Talk to Hanaa about new and existing tech tools you love (or are looking for to solve a challenge), career development, diversifying revenue strategies and track suits.

Meghan Murphy, Director of Programs: Talk to Meghan about community building, leadership and culture, what you’re reading, parenting in journalism, and your pets.

Lauren Anderson, Events and Membership Manager: Talk to Lauren about membership engagement, events, diversity, equity and inclusion, and pop culture.

Kelsey Proud, Learning Director: Talk to Kelsey about leadership, management, mentoring, coaching, training, dogs and your favorite weeknight dinner ideas.

Karolle Rabarison, Director of Communications: Talk to Karolle about organizational culture, digital inclusion and community building.

Hollie Schultz, Director of Awards and Community Resources: Talk to Hollie about awards and recognition, resource development, grant-making and your favorite National Park.