The Online News Association (ONA) is delighted to open the call for applications for the role of Early Career Board Officer. The new, non-voting seat on the Board of Directors is reserved for … Read more.
Legal affairs at ONA: 2021 Year in Review
Championing access to information, government transparency and journalists' safety and security
The Online News Association’s Board of Directors collaborates with media law experts to formulate positions on legal issues that impact our members and other digital journalists. We focus on championing … Read more.
ONA’s 2021 Retrospective
The Online News Association (ONA) is on a mission to inspire and support innovation and excellence in digital journalism to better engage and inform the public. The 2021 Retrospective tells … Read more.
Honoring Curt Chandler’s legacy at ONA
Passionate storyteller, teacher and mentor who dedicated more than 10 years to the ONA Student Newsroom
Curt Chandler, a beloved mentor in the ONA community and Associate Teaching Professor at Penn State University’s Bellisario College of Communications, died Jan. 31, 2022, from pancreatic cancer. He was … Read more.
ONA Board of Directors elects new officers
David Smydra, Shazna Nessa, Charo Henríquez and Anita Li assume new leadership roles; Rodney Gibbs is re-elected as Treasurer
The Online News Association is pleased to introduce the new group of officers leading the Board of Directors: David Smydra, President; Charo Henríquez, Vice President; Rodney Gibbs, Treasurer; and Anita Li, Secretary. In … Read more.
ONA announces capacity support investment for The Pivot Fund to promote racial equity in journalism
A pilot program for ONA members building new journalism support organizations
The Online News Association (ONA) is pleased to announce a board-approved investment in capacity support to kickstart the mission of The Pivot Fund. This new venture philanthropy organization aims to … Read more.
ONA announces new Learning Director Kelsey Proud
Expert in newsroom training and community engagement will drive year-round programming for digital journalists
The Online News Association is pleased to welcome Kelsey Proud as the organization’s first Learning Director. Kelsey is an experienced editor, trainer and strategic consultant. Her inspiring career has involved … Read more.
Behind the projects: Lightning chats with finalists of the 2021 Gather Award in Engaged Journalism
Since 2019, the Gather Award in Engaged Journalism has honored inspiring people and journalism projects that center communities’ information needs and voices in the reporting process. This first-of-its-kind award was established as … Read more.
Angela Pacienza and Elana Zak elected to the ONA Board of Directors; four incumbents re-elected
Anita Li, Charo Henríquez, David Smydra and Versha Sharma re-elected
Members of the Online News Association, the world’s largest membership organization of digital journalists, elected Angela Pacienza, Executive Editor at The Globe and Mail, and Elana Zak, Head of Newsletters … Read more.
Leadership conversations with women in journalism — a special virtual series with the Women’s Leadership Accelerator
Explore strategies and opportunities to advocate for yourself and your team, starting Nov. 4
We are excited to bring you a new series of leadership conversations inspired by the Women’s Leadership Accelerator. The accelerator is a yearlong, cohort-based program that supercharges the leadership and management … Read more.