Culture and Career

ONA18

Multilingual Journalism With a Small Staff and Almost No Money

  • Vanessa Vancour
  • Michelle Billman
  • Lisa Balde
  • Michelle Miner
  • Moderated by Wendy Warren

Simultaneously speaking to an audience engagement strategy and recognizing an emerging demographic reality, managing multilingual content is becoming an essential journalistic...

ONA18

Making the (Internal) Case for New Products and Experiments

  • Emily Withrow
  • Rodney Gibbs

You’ve been contemplating that secret idea — a good one that will change everything. But will anyone at your organization take you seriously? Making a successful pitch to...

ONA18

Internetting While Brown/Black AND a Woman: A Collective Guide

  • Imaeyen Ibanga
  • Elisa Lees Muñoz
  • Courtney Radsch
  • Versha Sharma

In order for women to contribute diverse perspectives and influence news coverage, they need to be free of the threats and harassment that prevent them from doing their jobs....

ONA18

Building Your Freelancer Brand: Pitch Editors, Tell Stories, Get Paid

  • Kristen Lepore
  • Usha Sahay
  • Ankita Rao
  • Moderated by Meena Thiruvengadam

Freelancers without institutional affiliation rely on editors to survive, but are often working blind about what they look for and how they field pitches. Learning how to...

ONA18

OMGWTFBBQ Breaking News without Breaking Your Team

  • Hamilton Boardman
  • Nasr Ul Hadi
  • Steph Yiu

Your biggest night of the year may be planned, like an awards show or election, or unplanned, like a natural disaster or political scandal. In either case, high-pressure,...

ONA18

Is My Zig-Zag Showing? Making the Most of Non-Linear Career Paths

  • Sara Catania
  • Tracie Powell
  • Kim Bui

Between constant and destabilizing industry shifts and a decidedly idiosyncratic workforce, journalism is full of “zig-zagging” professionals who have, intentionally or...

ONA18

Early-Career Tips From Our 2018 MJ Bear Fellows

  • Tania Karas
  • Anand Katakam
  • Vignesh Ramachandran
  • Benét Wilson

The 2018 MJ Bear Fellows will discuss their innovative projects and share tips on how early-career journalists can get buy-in on their ideas and make creative projects happen....

ONA18

Tips for Sharing When You Get Home

  • Andrew Losowsky
  • Corvaya Jeffries

You made it! It’s the final session block of the conference! Three jam-packed days will leave you bursting with great ideas, but sometimes the reality of Monday morning means...

ONA18

Remixing Content: Refining Your Workflow to Make Your Work Flow

  • Alex Hicks
  • Nasr Ul Hadi
  • Ryan Sholin
  • Eric Carvin
  • Moderated by Angela Pacienza

This panel will discuss ways to make workflows meet your newsroom’s distribution needs without bloating them. We are industry experts who work to simplify and iterate on process ...