ONA17

ONA17

We’re ~Journalists~ Too: Embracing Your New(ish) Newsroom Role

  • Kim Bui
  • Laura Davis
  • Elana Zak
  • Moderated by Timothy Wong

“I’m not a service department. Sorry-not-sorry!” If you’ve been tempted to utter that phrase, chances are you don’t have the words reporter or editor in your title....

ONA17

Expert Interview Advice from David A. Fahrenthold

  • David A. Fahrenthold
  • Moderated by Megan Chan

David A. Fahrenthold will walk through how he mixed good ol’ shoe leather reporting and social media to write some of the most impactful stories of the 2016 presidential...

ONA17

When Satire Is the Most Effective Political Coverage

  • Francesca Fiorentini
  • Matt Negrin
  • Melinda Taub

In a truly unprecedented political climate, both journalists and audiences can feel fatigued from day-to-day news coverage. Satirical news shows like The Daily Show and Full...

ONA17

Podcast Search Party: Casting for New Listeners

  • Dan Franks
  • Steele Saunders
  • Caitlin Thompson
  • Moderated by Michael O'Connell

The moment has arrived! Podcasts are finally getting the widespread attention they deserve. You’ve got a hell of an idea for a podcast, a sweet microphone setup and a soothing,...

ONA17

Fireside Chat with Medium CEO Ev Williams

  • Ev Williams
  • Moderated by Manoush Zomorodi

When Medium arrived on the web, it offered a number of intriguing features: a publishing platform that existed somewhere between a tweet and a blog post; a stab at fixing broken...

ONA17

Hunting, Gathering and Accounting: Freelance Survival Skills

  • Katherine Reynolds Lewis
  • Rob Pegoraro

We’ll help aspiring freelancers — or staffers who might wind up having to freelance next week — accelerate the learning curve with advice about issues that may seem obvious...

ONA17

Wonder Women, Unite! Navigating the Digital Workplace

  • Kat Downs
  • Latoya Peterson
  • Ariana Tobin

Get tips on managing up, down or just managing yourself, from fellow women digital news leaders. This session will explore tips for women in the newsroom with a candid discussion...

ONA17

Engaging Your Audience With Audience Engagement: Beyond the Buzzword

  • Greg Emerson

This session was among the most popular pitched to our annual unconference, in which attendees can suggest topics they feel should be added to this year's schedule. The...

ONA17

2017 Lightning Talks

  • Moderated by Sara Catania

It’s electric! ONA is hosting an energetic round of community-pitched lightning talks, wherein registered conference attendees compete to present their Big Idea in Journalism....