Meet the 2023 HBCU Fellows

Four students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have been selected for the 2023 HBCU Digital Media Fellowship at the 2023 Online News Association Conference (#ONA23) in Philadelphia, Aug. 23-26. Fellows will work closely with lead mentor Michael Grant, Founder of Get Current Studio, on digital projects during ONA23. They will receive training and mentorship […]

It’s here! Get a first look at the ONA23 program

ONA’s annual conference is a community gathering unlike any other. Each year we design a unique-to-ONA learning experience that connects industry leaders and emerging talent with the latest innovation and insights to tackle journalism’s big, hairy challenges. Today we’re excited to share a first look at the program for the in-person component of ONA23, Aug. […]

New training for first-time managers during ONA23

From intensive yearlong programs to candid conversation series, ONA has long been a go-to resource for high-quality training on leadership, management skills and building workplace culture tailored to digital journalists. We are excited to announce our newest offering: a full-day workshop for first-time managers during the in-person component of the ONA23 conference, Aug. 23–26 in […]

5 steps to convince your boss you can’t afford to miss ONA23

There’s no better place than the Online News Association’s annual conference (#ONA23) to learn about the latest digital trends and connect with other leaders and changemakers in journalism. We know that the 2023 conference comes during a tough economic time for many newsrooms and individuals. Conferences are expensive. Professional development budgets are tight. Yet, year […]

Video: All about ONA23 Early Bird registration

LaSharah S. Bunting, ONA’s new CEO and Executive Director, announces that Early Bird ONA23 registration is now open! Members, this is the best time to register. If you’re not already registered, the ONA23 discount for attendees is a great incentive to join. Learn more and register now.

6 food, hotel and transportation tips for ONA23: Philadelphia

ONA staff members have made a few visits to the 2023 Online News Association conference site in Philadelphia over the last few months. During our April trip, new CEO LaSharah S. Bunting got her first look at our host hotel, the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. Here are six things we learned that will be helpful as […]

10 factors that make for a great ONA23 session pitch

The 2023 Online News Association Conference (#ONA23) is Aug. 23–26 in Philadelphia and Sept. 28-29 online. With community input, we are designing two types of programming this year. In August, ONA23: Philadelphia will focus on in-person interactive sessions and conversational learning. In September, ONA23: Onward will be a virtual, lean-back experience focused on sharing the […]