ONA Weekly 127

By on October 5, 2016

 ONA Weekly No. 125

The presidential election on social media

The 2016 presidential election is playing out on social media, with candidates responding directly to each other and to the media. Versha Sharma, managing editor at NowThis, talks about how the presidential candidates and journalists are using social this election season. Learn what news organizations can do to produce engaging stories on social platforms in this quick takeaway video from ONA16.

Get involved with Journalism 360

We’re partnering with Google News Lab and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to help newsrooms experiment with and advance the field of immersive storytelling. Journalism 360 will support experiments, provide training and bring together technologists and journalists to share progress and solve challenges. If you’re interested, let us know by filling out this short form.

Upcoming Events:

ONA Local groups regularly host events and meetups for digital journalists all over the world. Find a group near you or get in touch if you’re interested in starting an ONA Local group!

Webinar:
Best Practices for Developing your Onsite Community

Oct.12 – Find out why offloading your brand, content, and audience to third-party social media platforms is not the answer and learn how to build a highly engaged, loyal community on your site around your content. RSVP now. 

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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

Some recent posts we’ve highlighted on the ONA Issues Tumblr:

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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.