Leadership

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

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...

ONA19

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

  • Destinée-Charisse Royal
  • Lu Ortiz

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

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...

ONA19

Changing Biased Systems in Newsrooms

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

This event is presented by Women’s Media Center This session will address what can be done to make institutional change and better reflect the needs of a diverse population and...

ONA19

How to Get Sh** Done in a Remote Workplace and Beyond

  • Anna Perling
  • Kaitlyn Wells
  • Adam Schweigert

How can you work well while working remotely? In this presentation, we’ll introduce you to the basics and beyond of a few powerful tools to help you manage projects, communicate ...

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...

ONA19

Product Thinking for News Leaders

  • Becca Aaronson
  • Emma Carew Grovum
  • Shannan Bowen

Learn how to turn your journalistic curiosity and investigative skills inward to find bold solutions for your newsroom with this facilitated discussion about the rise of bridge...