Announcements: Challenge Fund, Women’s Leadership Accelerator, and more

Greetings from ONA17, the Online News Association conference in Washington, D.C. We’re delighted to share two announcements from this morning’s opening session: 10 projects win Challenge Fund grants Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education. Each project will receive $35,000 to support local news experiments. The fund supports universities to partner…  Read More

How to follow ONA17 from home

There’s a lot planned at ONA17 next week, but you don’t need to be in D.C. to find resources, inspiration or a job. Video, audio and more resources from ONA17 From our opening keynote on Thursday to the Online Journalism Awards closing out the conference on Saturday night, you can stream presentations by going to…  Read More

Keynotes tackle misinformation, entrepreneurship and political humor

Over 3,000 media innovators convene to share the latest trends and best practices in digital journalism at the sold-out conference. Washington, D.C.—The Online News Association, the world’s largest membership organization of digital journalists, announced three keynote discussions for its 2017 Online News Association conference in Washington, D.C., Oct. 5-7, including an opening panel on trust…  Read More

2017 Online Journalism Awards finalists announced

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Finalists for the 2017 Online Journalism Awards, representing a wide range of nonprofit, public, academic, major media and emerging technology organizations from around the globe, were announced today by the Online News Association. Thirteen of the awards now come with $58,500 in prize money, courtesy of John S. and James L. Knight…  Read More

New speakers and sessions announced!

We’ve added even more speakers to ONA17’s robust lineup, Oct. 5-7, in Washington, D.C. Tony Haile, CEO of Scroll and Angus Macualey, Chief Revenue Officer at STAT have been added to Under the hood: 5 takes on revenue, which will feature lightning talks on different business models. Rebekah Monson, Co-Founder and Vice President of Product at; Janine Warner, ICFJ Knight Fellow…  Read More

Apply now for ONA’s MJ Bear and HBCU Fellowships

These fellowships cover costs to ONA17 and include professional development opportunities ONA is now accepting applications for two fellowship programs: the MJ Bear Fellowship, which supports promising early-career journalists, and the HBCU Digital Media Fellowship at ONA17. Both fellowships support journalists attending the upcoming Online News Association Conference (ONA17) in Washington, D.C. We are thrilled to…  Read More

Be an early bird! Get the lowest rate for ONA17

Registration is open for the 2017 Online News Association Conference & Awards Banquet, Oct. 5-7, in Washington, D.C.! Starting today, you can sign up for the conference at the early-bird rate, the same discounted rate we’ve offered since 2013. The cost goes up incrementally in June so register early. ONA members save more than $300 off registration.…  Read More

Volunteer at ONA17!

We’re looking for volunteers for the Online News Association Conference and Awards (ONA17), Oct. 5-7, in Washington D.C. ONA17 will bring together over 2,200 journalists, editors, technologists and people passionate about journalism. Volunteering is a great way to have a meaningful experience at the conference and to attend for free. Volunteers work before, during and…  Read More

Explore the latest trends and best practices in digital media at ONA Dublin

Register now for ONA Dublin, a full-day conference May 19, 2017, on emerging trends and best practices in digital media. The Dublin event is part of ONA’s international conference series, which for the last two years has brought together executives, senior editors and experienced journalists to discuss challenges and opportunities in digital news. ONA Dublin…  Read More