Culture and Career

ONA20

Driving Towards Digital Change with Embedded Editors

The Wall Street Journal has created a hub-and-spoke system to help drive towards great journalism. The Journal’s team of strategy editors are embedded with each coverage...

ONA20

Extreme Brand Makeover

  • Ashley Dunn
  • Sree Sreenivasan
  • Moderated by Greg Galant

As the media landscape continues to transform, the need for journalists to create and optimize their online brand has never been greater. Whether you’re the member of a major...

ONA20

On the Ground in 2020: Before, During and After Unrest

  • Alison Baskerville
  • Emily Sachs
  • Eliot Stempf
  • Moderated by Hannah Allam

As the 2020 election and ongoing protests bring political tension in the U.S. to new heights, this session will offer practical safety and trauma advice for journalists on the...

ONA20

Reporting as Journalists of Color: Why We Need to Add “Safety” to Our Conversations about Diversity in Our Newsrooms

It seems everyone in journalism is talking about the importance of diversity in the newsroom. What’s missing in the conversation are the specific safety risks journalists of...

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

Bearing Witness: Vicarious Trauma and Living With A PTSD Diagnosis

  • Andy Carvin

After years of exposure to graphic imagery, social reporting pioneer Andy Carvin confronted the consequences of his PTSD diagnosis, radically changing how he approached reporting...

ONA19

How to Hire (and Invest In) the Interns

  • Kristen East

The interns are the next generation of journalists, and newsrooms must be able to effectively recognize and cultivate talent to help build their career foundations. Join this...

ONA19

Newsroom Workflow: Tools and Tactics to Simplify and Iterate

  • Michael Ventura
  • Erica Smith
  • Moderated by Angela Pacienza

Newsrooms large and small are saddled with confusing workarounds, outmoded processes and silos incubating miscommunication. Join this session to acquire tools and tactics to make...