ONA23 sessions to build out your news product toolbox

Successful news product work involves bringing together the right mix of tools, people and spirit of experimentation. Build on your success by gathering practical insights, best practices and inspiration from the digital journalism community at the 2023 Online News Association conference (#ONA23), taking place Aug. 23-26 in Philadelphia and Sept. 28-29 online. If you’re interested […]

ONA23 sessions to polish your newsletter strategy, engage your readers and grow your email audience

The newsletter industry is going through a transition, and ONA is here to help journalists through it all. We’ve hosted a series of meetups for newsletter professionals this year, and we’re excited to continue the conversation at the 2023 Online News Association Conference (#ONA23), happening Aug. 23-26 in Philadelphia and Sept. 28-29 online. These sessions […]

Look to Philadelphia for lessons in better election coverage

With many critical elections worldwide slated for 2024, from the local level to the national stage, we’re pleased to present the featured ONA23 session Every Voice, Every Vote: Lessons On Collaborative Elections Coverage From Philadelphia. Join us Thursday, Aug. 24, at 11:30 a.m. in Philadelphia for this fascinating conversation that will include individuals from organizations […]

Slate Editor-in-Chief Hillary Frey to explore the post-platform media landscape at ONA23: Philadelphia

We are pleased to announce Slate Editor-in-Chief Hillary Frey will take the stage for a high-profile presentation at the in-person component of the 2023 Online News Association Conference, Aug. 23-26 in Philadelphia. At the featured session In a Post-Platform Media World, Destinations Matter Most, Hillary will unravel the many winding paths of major digital media […]

Meet the students and mentors selected for the ONA23 Student Newsroom and Innovation Lab

Congratulations to the 19 students and 10 mentors selected for the ONA23 Student Newsroom and Innovation Lab! Since 2009, the student newsroom has provided undergraduate and graduate students the unique opportunity to work with experienced mentors in an immersive digital media environment during the annual Online News Association Conference. The Student Newsroom and Innovation Lab [...]

Diana López’s ONA23 guide for early-career journalists

Diana López is Program Coordinator at the Online News Association (ONA). Diana first connected with ONA as a conference volunteer. Now she coordinates a range of fellowship programs, resources, volunteer opportunities and other community initiatives for journalists. She’s also a staff liaison for ONA’s Governance Committee and the Vision25 collaboration to advance racial equity in […]

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 […]