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ONA21

One Size Does NOT Fit All

  • Imaeyen Ibanga
  • Beena Raghavendran
  • George Stanley
  • Moderated by Ashley Alvarado

For the first time in history, there are five generations in the workplace. This impact is more pronounced in journalism as resources shrink and organizational hierarchy flattens. What kinds of challenges does this present for today’s newsroom? How do generational workforce differences affect our ability to manage people effectively? And what are the traits, beliefs, and life experiences that mark each generation, influencing...

ONA21

New Google Tools for Journalists

  • Moderated by Mary Nahorniak

Learn about some of Google’s new tools for journalists, including Pinpoint, to help with audio transcription and analyzing large...

ONA21

Building Live Journalism for Digital and In-Person Audiences

  • Kim Last
  • Ellie Austin
  • Michelle Ma
  • Emily Prapuolenis

Join editors from The Wall Street Journal’s live journalism team for an inside look at developing engaging, newsmaking live events for...

Reader Engagement and Analytics

ONA21

Design Once, Publish Everywhere: How to Accelerate and Elevate Your Newsletters, Social Media, Video and More

  • Jonathan Harley
  • Ronny Hermosa
  • Danielle Woodward

Change is the only certainty in this news environment. Every day you must meet the news moment with speed, ease and creativity, all while driving deeper audience engagement. Cue,...

ONA21

#TwitterForNews: Beyond 280 Characters

Join us to hear about the latest tools and features Twitter is building to help journalists and publishers grow, monetize and engage their audience. Learn about Twitter’s...

ONA19

Editorial Experiments to Develop and Refine Your Digital Audience Strategy

  • Everdeen Mason

Content creation and audience strategy should go hand in hand, but in many newsrooms, audience has an afterthought when deciding what stories to pursue and how to pursue them....

Featured Conference Sessions

ONA19

Journalism in the Climate Change Era with Gina McCarthy

  • Gina McCarthy
  • Moderated by Mark Schleifstein

Climate change presents enormous public policy challenges worldwide, but in few places are its effects so immediate and acute as the ONA19 host city, New Orleans. Join former EPA...

ONA19

Platform Partnership Roundup for Local News

  • Josh Mabry
  • Amy Adams Harding
  • Gary Roundtree
  • Moderated by Amalie Nash

Major tech platforms have announced partnerships, funding and other opportunities for local news at a dizzying pace over the past year. In this session, we’ll clarify which...

ONA18

Strategies for Dealing With An Incoherent National Gun Conversation

  • Akoto Ofori-Atta
  • Lori Shontz
  • March for Our Lives
  • Moderated by Versha Sharma

Our national conversation on gun culture is an ever-shifting kaleidoscope touching on suicide, handgun violence and mass shootings. By sharing their perspectives on what we get...

ONA21

Telling Climate Change Stories That Matter: From Impacts to Solutions

Climate change is the biggest and most under-reported story of our time. It affects our health, safety, and wallets, but most people are unaware of the connections. We discuss...

ONA19

Reporting On Immigration In The Age of Polarization and Misinformation

  • Jose Vargas
  • Peter Perl
  • Ethan Zuckerman

Reporting on immigration with accuracy and empathy has always been difficult, a long-term challenge exacerbated by the mendacity and unpredictability of the Trump-era. Join Define...

ONA19

Digital Forensics: Using Social and Online Tools to Find Great Stories

  • Jane Lytvynenko
  • Ashley Feinberg
  • Malachy Browne
  • Moderated by Michelle Baruchman

Notable figures, like all of us, exhibit specific, personalized behavior online, creating internet footprints visible to anyone via ethical and public digital sleuthing. Join this...

Culture and Career

ONA21

Building a Culture of Inclusion

  • Alan Ramos
  • Namrata Suri
  • Lucy Feldman
  • Moderated by Sue Suh

Leaders at TIME have collaborated with passionate employees to cultivate an organizational culture built upon trust, integrity, inclusion and respect. Hear from Sue Suh,...

ONA19

Are You Having a Journalism Midlife Crisis?

  • Kim Fox
  • Sharon Chan
  • Paul Cheung

Want to cheat on journalism? Quit your job and escape the daily content grind? Feel like you have no control over your career? You might be having a midlife crisis with...

ONA19

Motherhood: Living It in Newsrooms, Covering It in the World

  • Katherine Goldstein

Motherhood is too often dismissed as a fluffy topic for lifestyle pages, rather than one in dire need of serious reporting on its intersections with healthcare, economics, public...

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ONA21

#TwitterForNews: Beyond 280 Characters

Join us to hear about the latest tools and features Twitter is building to help journalists and publishers grow, monetize and engage their audience. Learn about Twitter’s...

ONA21

Building a Culture of Inclusion

  • Alan Ramos
  • Namrata Suri
  • Lucy Feldman
  • Moderated by Sue Suh

Leaders at TIME have collaborated with passionate employees to cultivate an organizational culture built upon trust, integrity, inclusion and respect. Hear from Sue Suh,...

ONA21

Building Live Journalism for Digital and In-Person Audiences

  • Kim Last
  • Ellie Austin
  • Michelle Ma
  • Emily Prapuolenis

Join editors from The Wall Street Journal’s live journalism team for an inside look at developing engaging, newsmaking live events for hybrid audiences. The Journal’s live...

ONA21

Design Once, Publish Everywhere: How to Accelerate and Elevate Your Newsletters, Social Media, Video and More

  • Jonathan Harley
  • Ronny Hermosa
  • Danielle Woodward

Change is the only certainty in this news environment. Every day you must meet the news moment with speed, ease and creativity, all while driving deeper audience engagement. Cue,...

ONA21

Driving Revenue Through Social

  • Nick Cicero
  • Julia Campbell

Branded content is a valuable tool for both advertisers and publishers. For advertisers, it provides a unique way to connect with desired audiences. For publishers, it can be used...

ONA21

Fact-Checking During the Pandemic: How Facebook Partners with Global Fact-Checkers to Tackle Misinformation

  • Aaron Sharockman
  • Keren Goldshlager
  • Moderated by Baybars Örsek

A conversation with Facebook and PolitiFact, moderated by International Fact-Checking Network Director Baybars Örsek, about how fact-checkers and Facebook addressed...

ONA21

Flacks ‘n Hacks: Re-Establishing Trust Between Journalists, Corporate Storytellers, and News Consumers

  • Jon Amar
  • Gregg Castano
  • Shandra Naegle
  • Moderated by Shandra Naegle

The last five years of polarization, media bashing, and misinformation have led to unprecedented levels of media distrust. This distrust has been compounded by shrinking...

ONA21

Hacked Your Beat? Asking the Right Questions When Cybercriminals Target Your Community

  • Katie Nickels
  • Gregg Castano

The ground-breaking shift to exclusively virtual services, collaboration, operations, education, and more as a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic, opened up huge...

ONA21

How To Turn Your Newsletter Into a Revenue-Generating Machine Using Content and First-Party Data

  • Tessa Sproule
  • Nicole Flynn
  • Moderated by Sana Farooqui

The way digital content creators work with sponsors and advertisers is changing dramatically. We believe the new cookie-less, tracking-less world is going to level the playing...

Featured Contributors

Amy Webb

Founder and CEO, Future Today Institute

Versha Sharma

Editor-in-Chief, Teen Vogue

Ashley Alvarado

Vice President of Community Engagement and Strategic Initiatives, Southern California Public Radio

Fergus Bell

Founder & CEO, Fathm

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