Culture and Career

ONA Local

Coping With The New Normal

  • Benét Wilson
  • Kari Cobham
  • James Rodriguez
  • Moderated by Emma Cillekens

It’s impossible to deny that things have changed—a lot. Much of the world’s media is operating from their living rooms, beds and makeshift home offices. Some are...

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....

ONA19

Platypuses, Unicorns and Zebras: Build Careers that Bridge Editorial and Business

“Journalist” is no longer a direct career path, with innovators now building careers that straddle editorial, business, technology and product lines. Join this workshop to...

ONA19

International Office and School Supply Showdown

  • Kim Bui

Pens, notebooks, laptop bags and other supplies are the unsung heroes of journalism, diligently working day in and day out to help report the world’s news. Take a break from...

ONA19

Self-Care for Journalists: Unplugging, Mental Health, Meditation and Balance

  • Chaseedaw Giles
  • Melissa Daniels
  • Elana Newman

Few professions are in such need of self-care as journalism, a snake pit of digital over-stimulation, vicarious trauma and financial insecurity. Attend this training and learn how...

ONA19

Early-Career Tips from our 2019 MJ Bear Fellows

  • Moderated by Benét Wilson

The 2019 MJ Bear Fellows will discuss their innovative projects such as providing live election results in 11 languages simultaneously, creating a virtual learning environment for...

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

How to Approach Difficult Conversations: A Guide to Improve Your Newsroom Culture, Your Coverage and Your Life

  • Destinée-Charisse Royal
  • Luisa Ortiz Pérez

Difficult conversations are, by definition, challenging. This session will provide tactics to handle tough and tricky newsroom talks that will help turn uncomfortable conflicts...

ONA19

Founders and Firsts: 20 Years of ONA

  • Moderated by Sara Catania

This year, ONA celebrates 20 years of training, networking and honoring excellence in journalism. We’ve organized a Featured session super-group of ONA all-stars: some of our...