Recap of Table Talks at ONA17

Table Talks are a unique unconference format provided during our annual conference. Now in their third year (and third iteration — we really do listen to your feedback!), Table Talks remain one of the most popular formats of the entire conference. How Table Talks work ONA invites presenters to share a topic they are extremely…  Read More

Livestreaming and audio recordings at ONA17

Torn between two sessions? Or unable to attend ONA17 at all? Don’t worry, most sessions will have a video or audio recording available after the conference. We’re also livestreaming what we anticipate will be some of our most popular sessions. On our schedule page, sessions that will have a livestream are marked with a small…  Read More

ONA17 workshop registration now open!

Registration is now open for our small workshops on inclusive hiring practices, building Alexa skill, and how to build a bot. We try to accommodate as many people as possible in our conference sessions, but a few topics have specific space limitations that require an RSVP in advance. These are the only three workshops that…  Read More

Build your ONA17 schedule with our conference app

Can you build your own schedule? Fave those can’t-miss-sessions? Keep a handy pocket guide of everything happening at ONA17? You bet. Our free, easy-to-use mobile app will help you create a personalized schedule with a few simple taps. (If you want to view live blogs and video during the conference, session pages on our website schedule…  Read More

A first look at the ONA17 program

What to expect at the Online News Association’s annual conference in Washington, D.C. We’re thrilled to share the initial program for ONA17, the Online News Association’s conference in Washington, D.C. From Oct. 5-7, we’ll be hosting conversations about the most exciting trends in journalism, digging into the most pressing issues the press is facing today,…  Read More

How to compose a strong entry for the Online Journalism Awards

The Online Journalism Awards (OJAs) have always strived to recognize the best in digital journalism, with a special eye toward forward-looking projects and tools. This year, we’ve added two new categories to reflect changes in the media landscape drastically impacting how stories are told. To give you a deeper understanding of how entries are evaluated,…  Read More

2017 Online Journalism Awards, now featuring Audio and Immersive categories!

by David Smydra Entries are now being accepted for the 2017 Online Journalism Awards! Now featuring 37 categories and $58,500 in prize money, the awards have built a steady reputation as the preeminent award for groundbreaking digital journalism from around the world. Two exciting new categories and a few key updates to our submission rules…  Read More

ONA17 Code of Conduct Reminder

As we open registration for ONA17, we wanted to remind the community that ONA has a Code of Conduct for all of its events. Thankfully, our community is positive, friendly and supportive of one another — it’s what makes our events such a draw each year. In an effort to ensure that spirit continues at ONA17…  Read More

I Submitted My Pitch! Now What?

This is the third in a three-part series of posts on our Suggestion Box — your opportunity to pitch session ideas and presenters for ONA17. Check out part 1 to find out what makes for a great pitch, and part 2 to see what kinds of conversations we hope to host this year.  Our Suggestion Box,…  Read More