ONA Weekly #121 Board Announcement

By on August 24, 2016

 ONA Weekly No. 121

Nominees announced for Board of Directors election

We’re happy to announce the nominees up for election for the 2017 Board of Directors for the Online News Association. A total of 18 candidates — 13 new nominees and five incumbents, representing a wide and diverse range of digital media — are running for seven open seats. Learn more about this impressive slate of digital media leaders. Voting will open Sept. 13 and close Sept. 30. All ONA members in good standing as of Sept. 12, 2016, are eligible to vote.

ONA16 registration extended!

We’re extending the deadline to register for ONA16 until Sept. 9! Join us for three days of journalism innovation in Denver, Sept. 15-17. Highlights this year include a keynote conversation with Facebook’s Director of Product Fidji Simo; a keynote discussion on inclusivity in media with Vanessa K. De Luca, Lisa Stone and Jose Antonio Vargas; deep dives into newsgathering tools and special sessions aimed at VR practitioners. Plus, we’re bringing back our popular Table Talks, giving you the chance to have one-on-one discussions on critical issues with industry experts. Register now for ONA16.

Seeking creative Digital Manager

ONA is hiring a Digital Manager to join our small team in Washington, D.C.! The Digital Manager is a crucial role to convey our passion for journalists, media and tech to the world. It’s the perfect opportunity for a proven digital talent to create, adapt and build new tools to connect and empower the journalism community.

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Jobs for journalists

Whether you’re focused on getting a new job right now or just interested in seeing what opportunities are out there, ONA’s Career Center is an excellent resource for journalism jobs. It’s free for job seekers to browse. Recent postings include:

What We’re Reading

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Jennifer Mizgata

Jennifer Mizgata

Jennifer is a communications and social media strategist dedicated to public service. Jennifer leads communications and social media strategy for ONA, the largest association of digital journalists. Jennifer manages social media for the organization and the annual conference, leads the organization’s email strategy, writes and curates content for the ONA Issues Tumblr, and works closely with the digital team to produce content for journalists.org.