ONA’s 2020 Retrospective

By on January 27, 2021

2020 was a year of adapting and reimagining. We faced the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and related lockdowns, economic crisis, widespread protests against systemic racism, racial reckoning in newsrooms and global … Read more.

Remembering Tiffany Shackelford

Journalism leader, one-of-kind community builder who helped launch the ONA Local network

By on January 6, 2021

Tiffany Shackelford, a longtime contributor to the ONA community and Executive Director of the Society for News Design (SND), died December 27, 2020, from COVID-19 complications. She was 46. Tiffany … Read more.

Investing in journalism education and local news: ONA awards $140,000 to seven universities through the 2020 Challenge Fund

Each winning project will receive $20,000 to experiment with local news collaboration. ONA also announces $15,000 research prize to Northern Arizona University.

By on December 16, 2020

Seven universities will share $140,000 in new support as winners of the 2020 Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education. Each university will partner with local news organizations to explore … Read more.