Culture and Career

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Parenting in the Digital Newsroom, Speed Dating Style

  • Stephanie Backus
  • Megha Satyanarayana
  • Kristen Hare
  • Nicole Stockdale

Being a parent in digital media is hard. Attend this small group, speed-dating-style session for insights into topics impacting journalist parents, from pumping in the newsrooms...

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Rx for Online Harassment: Preparation, Response, Support and Self-Care

  • Viktorya Vilk
  • Harlo Holmes

Online harassment poses a growing threat to press freedom, especially for writers of color, LGBTQ+ individuals and women who face disproportionate harassment. Learn the tools and...

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A Game for Imagining the Next Generation of News

  • Andrew Losowsky
  • Heather Chaplin

Join Coral’s Andrew Losowsky and the New School’s Heather Chaplin for some Saturday afternoon gameplay! Through a guided, participatory process, you’ll create a futuristic...

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[Sponsored] Risk, Reputation and Identity Politics in the Newsroom

  • Nicole Carroll
  • Mitra Kalita
  • Raju Narisetti
  • Moderated by Soraya Chemaly

This event is presented by Women’s Media Center This discussion will focus on how homogeneity in senior management of newsrooms, persistently sex-segregated coverage, and...