6 places near ONA17 for introverts to recharge

This post was written by Lauren Katz, a senior engagement manager for Vox. She previously worked on the social teams for Google Glass and NPR. She believes you miss 100% of the likes on the tweets you don’t send. The Online News Association conference, like any large, multi-day event, is a challenge for introverts. Introversion,…  Read More

A D.C. native’s tips for visiting the city

This post was written by USA Today Editor and ONA DC leader Jess Estepa Hi ONA17! As a seven-year resident of our nation’s fine capital, I’m excited to welcome you to Washington, D.C. 1. What to pack The weather in D.C. can be a bit unpredictable this time of year. We’re inching toward fall weather…  Read More

5 D.C. bars and restaurants to explore during ONA17 

This post and the extensive accompanying map are by D.C. local Tauhid Chappell, social media producer for the Washington Post. Hello ONA17 attendees and welcome to D.C.! There’s plenty to explore and see in the city during your stay, so capitalize on the time while you can! When you’re not attending sessions, checking out the…  Read More

Things you should know before your first ONA conference

This post was written by Charo Henríquez, Senior Editor of Digital Storytelling and Training at The New York Times, who will be leading our First Timers’ Orientation on the opening day of ONA17. You may have heard the stories, seen the tweets, videos and pictures from previous years, but now it’s your turn to attend…  Read More

Editorial intelligence: where editorial instinct and technological insight meet

This post is sponsored by Content Insights. If you’d like to see how Editorial Intelligence can transform your newsroom, email sales@contentinsights.com to set up a time or just stop by our booth (M6A) at ONA17. Nostalgia doesn’t make for a great business strategy, but for too long — to quote digital media consultant Adam Tinworth —…  Read More