ONA17 will feature some of the brightest minds in digital journalism. Click through each speaker's name below to see a biography and in which session(s) each will be featured. As in years past, our program release on June 12 only includes a portion of our programming. We'll be announcing keynotes and more speakers in the weeks to come.

Aaron Sharockman

Executive Director

Politifact

Adam Smith

Deputy Community Editor

The Economist

Aditi Bhandari

Web Producer

WAMU

Agnes Varnum

Director of Events

The Texas Tribune

Alan Soon

Founder & CEO

The Splice Newsroom

Alessandro Cappai

Journalist

Freelance

Alex Laughlin

Podcast Producer

BuzzFeed

Alisha Ebrahimji

Digital Multiskilled Journalist

WFAA-TV, Tegna

Alison Schary

ONA General Counsel

Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP

Amy Eisman

Director Media Entrepreneurship & Special Programs

American University School of Communication

Amy Webb

CEO

Future Today Institute

Amy Wu

Senior Reporter

The Salinas Californian

An Xiao Mina

Director of Product

Meedan

Andi McDaniel

Chief Content Officer

WAMU

Andrew Losowsky

Project Lead

The Coral Project

Andrew Mendelson

Associate Dean

CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Angela Pacienza

Head of Newsroom Development

The Globe and Mail

Angela Wong

‎Product Manager

The Washington Post

Angie Chuang

Associate Professor

University of Colorado Boulder CMCI

Angie Holan

Editor

PolitiFact

Angus Macauley

Chief Revenue Officer

STAT

Anjanette Delgado

Digital Director, Head of Audience

lohud.com (USA Today Network)

Anna Hewson

Investigative Producer / Photojournalist

KUSA / Denver

Annemarie Dooling

Director of Programming

Racked.com, Vox Media

Ariana Tobin

Engagement Reporter

ProPublica

Aron Pilhofer

Professor

Temple University

Ashley Alvarado

Manager, Public Engagement

KPCC, Southern California Public Radio

Ashlyn Still

Graphics Developer

Reuters

Ben DeJarnette

Project and Product Manager

Agora Journalism Center

Ben Nishimoto

Director of Philanthropy

Honolulu Civil Beat

Benjamin Decker

Research Coordinator

Storyful

Blythe Terrell

Senior Editor, Science and Health

Brittany Hite

Senior Mobile Editor

The Wall Street Journal

Brodie Fenlon

Senior Director, Daily News & Bureaus

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Brooke Van Dam

Faculty Director and Associate Professor

Georgetown University

Burt Herman

Director of Innovation Projects

Lenfest Institute for Journalism

Caitlin Thompson

US Director of Content

Acast

Caren Roblin

Director of Content

Sierra Nevada Media Group/Swift Communications

Carrie Levine

Senior Reporter

Center for Public Integrity

Catherine Cloutier

Managing Editor

Google Play Newsstand

Charo Henríquez

Senior Editor of Digital Storytelling and Training

The New York Times

Cole Goins

Director of Community Engagement

Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting

Craig McCosker

Product Manager, Mobile

Australian Broadcasting Corporation News

Dan Fichter

CTO

Moat

Dan Franks

Founder

Podcast Movement

Dana Coester

Executive Editor

100 Days in Appalachia

Darryl Holliday

Editorial Director, Co-Founder

City Bureau

David A. Fahrenthold

Reporter

The Washington Post

David Cohn

Senior Director, Alpha Group

Advance Publications

David Plazas

Opinion and Engagement Editor

USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee

Dean Betz

Executive Producer

MSN

Derek Willis

News Apps Developer

ProPublica

Doug Mitchell

Project Founder / Director "Next Generation Radio"

NPR

Elana Zak

Senior Multiplatform Editor

CNNMoney

Elena Bergeron

Editor in Chief

SB Nation

Elly Yu

Reporter

WABE

Emily Bell

Founding Director

Tow Center for Digital Journalism

Emily Chow

Cartography Manager

Mapbox

Emily Clark

Digital Journalist

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Emily Le Coz

National Data Projects Editor

GateHouse Media

Emily Withrow

Editor, Quartz Bot Studio

Quartz

Emma Carew Grovum

Product Manager

The Daily Beast

Eric Athas

Senior Editor, Digital Training

The New York Times

Eric Carvin

Social Media Editor

The Associated Press

Erica Osher

Director of Sponsorship Products

National Public Media

Federica Cherubini

Head of Knowledge Sharing

Condé Nast International

Fergus Bell

Journalist & News Consultant

Dig Deeper Media

Fernanda Braune-Brackenrich

Snapchat Producer and Editor

The New York Times

Geoff Dietrich

Executive Producer of News Gathering

AJ+

Glenn Burkins

Editor/Publisher

Qcitymetro.com

Greg Emerson

Mobile Product Manager

The Wall Street Journal

Gregg Leslie

Legal Defense Director

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

Heather Bryant

Director

Project Facet

Hong Qu

UX Designer

Lenfest Institute for Journalism

Iris Adler

Executive Director / Programming & Podcasts

WBUR

Irving Washington

Executive Director

Online News Association

Jacque Boltik

Consultant

Kingrail Consulting

Jake Grovum

US Social Media Editor

The Financial Times

Janine Warner

ICFJ Knight Fellow and Co-founder of SembraMedia

SembraMedia

Jason Alcorn

Nonprofit News Consultant

Jay Rosen

Professor of Journalism

New York University

Jeff Blankenburg

Alexa Evangelist

Amazon Alexa

Jeff Burkett

VP, Ad Innovations

USA TODAY

Jeff Jarvis

Professor

CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and News Integrity Initiative

Jeffery DelViscio

Director, Multimedia and Creative

STAT

Jennifer Brandel

CEO

Hearken

Jennifer Preston

Vice President, Journalism

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Jeremiah Patterson

Instructor of Journalism

American University School of Communication

Jessica Parker Gilbert

Digital Creative Director

McClatchy

Jessica Parks

Senior Editor, Experiments

Philadelphia Media Network

Jessikka Aro

Investigative Journalist

Finnish Broadcasting Company

Jody Brannon

Community Manager / Chief News Evangelist

Tow-Knight / Bing News

John Keefe

Bot Developer & Product Manager

Quartz

John Ness

Founder

Walking Media

Joseph Price

Senior Product Manager

The Washington Post

Joshua Hatch

Assistant Managing Editor, Data and Interactives

Chronicle of Higher Education

Joshua Johnson

Host

1A, WAMU / NPR

Juli James

Lecturer

University of North Texas

Julia B. Chan

Director of Audience

Mother Jones

Julia Haslanger

Engagement consultant

Hearken

Justin Ellis

Senior Editor

ESPN

Kainaz Amaria

Visuals Editor, Vox

Vox

Kameel Stanley

Podcast Producer / Host

St. Louis Public Radio

Karen Rundlet

Program Officer / Journalism

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Kat Downs

Graphics Director

The Washington Post

Kate Myers

Executive Director, Revenue and Operations

First Look Media Works / The Intercept / Field of Vision

Katherine Ellis

Program Associate

American Press Institute

Katherine Hepworth

Assistant Professor of Visual Journalism

University of Nevada, Reno

Katie Hawkins-Gaar

Digital Innovation Faculty

The Poynter Institute

Katie Park

Deputy Graphics Editor

NPR

Kelly Frank

Director of News & Digital Content

WBNS 10-TV

Kelly Moffitt

Online Producer

St. Louis Public Radio

Kevin Vaughan

Investigative Reporter

KUSA-TV 9NEWS TEGNA

Kim Bode

Community Editor of Geopolitics

News Deeply

Kristen Hare

Reporter

The Poynter Institute

Lakshmi Sarah

Cofounder / Digital Producer

Tiny World Productions / Fusion

Latoya Peterson

Deputy Editor, Digital Innovation

The Undefeated/ESPN

Laura Davis

Digital News Director

Annenberg Media

Led Black

Editor-In-Chief

Uptown Collective

Leonard Fishman

Director

Data.world

Linda Shockley

Managing Director

Dow Jones News Fund

Lindsey Cook

Digital Skills Editor

The New York Times

Lisa Heyamoto

Senior Instructor of Journalism

University of Oregon

Mandy Jenkins

Head of News

Storyful

Marcia Parker

Publisher and Chief Operating Officer

CALmatters

Marie Gilot

CUNY J+ Director

CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Matt Kiser

Founder

What The Fuck Just Happened Today

Matthew Green

Digital Producer

KQED Education

Maureen McMurray

Director of Content and Audience Development

New Hampshire Public Radio

Megan Finnerty

Founder of the Storytellers Project

USA TODAY NETWORK

Megan Hess

Mobile and Emerging Platforms Editor

Bloomberg

Meghan Hoyer

Data Editor

The Associated Press

Meghann Farnsworth

Enagement Editor

Recode

Michael O'Connell

Senior Digital Editor

Federal News Radio

Mindy McAdams

Professor

University of Florida

Misty Montano

Digital Content Manager

9News TEGNA

Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato

Freelance Reporter and Editor

Molly de Aguiar

Managing Director

News Integrity Initiative / CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Monica Guzmán

Co-Founder

The Evergrey

Nasr Ul Hadi

ICFJ Knight Fellow

Int'l Center for Journalists (ICFJ)

Nathan Griffiths

Producer

The New York Times

Nicholas Quah

Publisher, Writer

Hot Pod Media

Nonny de la Peña

Founder and CEO

Emblematic Group

Omar Mohammed

ICFJ Knight Fellow

International Center for Journalists

P. Kim Bui

Editor-at-Large

NowThis

Penny Riordan

Director of Digital Audience Engagement

GateHouse Media

Pete Brown

Senior Research Fellow

Tow Center for Digital Journalism

Rachel Feltman

Science Editor

Popular Science

Raney Aronson-Rath

Executive Producer

Frontline

Rebecca Harris

CEO / Co-Founder

Purple

Rebekah Monson

Co-Founder and Vice President of Product

Whereby.us

Rob Pegoraro

Journalist

Prose Hacking, LLC

Rob Wijnberg

Founder / Editor in Chief

De Correspondent

Robert Hernandez

Associate Professor of Professional Practice

USC Annenberg School of Journalism

Robin Amer

Creator of The City podcast

Robyn Tomlin

VP/Managing Editor

Dallas Morning News

Rubina Fillion

Director of Audience Engagement

The Intercept

Ruslan Deynychenko

Executive Director

StopFake.org

S. Mitra Kalita

Vice President, Programming

CNN Digital

Saleem Khan

Founder + Editor

JOVRNALISM + invstg8.net

Sally Lehrman

Director

Trust Project

Samantha Ragland

Manager, Digital Entertainment Strategy

The Palm Beach Post

Sandra Clark

Vice President for News and Civic Dialogue

WHYY

Sara Catania

Founder

JTrust

Sara Konrad Baranowski

Editor

Iowa Falls Times Citizen

Sarah Shenker

Head of Audience Engagement

BBC News

Scott Mayerowitz

Digital Storytelling Editor

The Associated Press

Shannon Busta

Platform Strategist

The Globe and Mail

Sonya Song

Media Researcher

Chartbeat

Sophie Ho

Digital Editor

The Washington Post

Steele Saunders

Producer / Host

Steele Wars Podcast & I Love Green Guide Letters Podcast

Stefanie Murray

Director

Center for Cooperative Media

Stephanie Slagle

Director of Digital Strategy

WBNS 10-TV

Steven Luckert

Senior Program Curator

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Steven Rich

Database Editor for Investigations

The Washington Post

Subhashish Panigrahi

Chapter Development Manager/ Asia Pacific

Internet Society

Sudeep Reddy

Managing Editor

POLITICO

Tamar Charney

Managing Editor, NPR One

NPR

Tanya Erlach

Director, Editorial Events

Los Angeles Times

Tasha Stewart

Entertainment Editor

WCPO

Teresa Frontado

Digital Director

WLRN

Timothy Wong

Sr. Director, UX & Design

USA TODAY NETWORK • Gannett

Tisha Thompson

Investigative Reporter

ESPN

Todd Milbourn

Instructor of Journalism

University of Oregon

Tony Elkins

Director of Innovation

GateHouse Media

Tony Haile

CEO

Scroll

Tracey Taylor

Co-Founder

Berkeleyside

Tracie Powell

Senior Fellow

Democracy Fund

Troy Thibodeaux

Data Science and News Applications Editor

The Associated Press

Tyler Channell

Lecturer

West Virginia University

Versha Sharma

Managing Editor

NowThis

Vickie Baranetsky

In House Counsel

Center for Investigative Reporting