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ONA18 is in Austin, TX, Sept 13-15 and our first sessions have been announced! Register now - rates will increase Aug. 3.

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Join us at ONA18 for inspiring conversations about the latest trends and best practices in digital media; unparalleled networking with influencers and emerging talent; opportunities to explore new tools and tech in our interactive Midway; and much more!Learn more

Apply to volunteer

We need over 100 volunteers to help ONA18 run smoothly. You can help join social, video or audio teams, be a student mentor, or join our general volunteers.

Conference Details

The Schedule
ONA18 is three full days of programming, Sept. 13-15. Specific session details will be posted in June; until then, we have an outline.

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Our Hotel
We'll be based at the JW Marriott in downtown Austin. Discounted rooms are now available to book.

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About Austin
We're very excited to be in Texas for the first time. Our host city offers so much, and we'll be featuring the best as we get closer to ONA18.

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Interested in sponsoring ONA18?

Sponsorship opportunities will be posted soon. For more information, email Jessica Strelitz at jessica@journalists.org

Get Involved

Suggestion Box
Our call for session pitches is has closed, but you can read all the submissions from our suggestion box.

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Our volunteer applications are now closed, but the next opportunity to join us at ONA18 is through out fellowships, which will being to open in June.

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Our sponsors have the chance to connect with the brightest minds in digital media – and their sponsorships make ONA18 happen. Details coming soon.

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Recent News

ONA18 Virtual First-Timer Orientation

New this year, ONA18 will feature three virtual orientation sessions for new attendees replacing the traditional in-person orientation. Dates and times are staggered to accommodate as many colleagues as possible, including those in Asia and Europe. As a part of the orientation, you’ll speak to ONA staff and previous conference attendees to get different perspectives […]

How to connect with ONA Local at ONA18

Note: this post was written by Meghan Murphy, Senior Manager, Communities & Local Journalism Initiatives, ONA. Did you know that ONA community members hosted more than 180 meetups around the world in 2017? That’s about a gathering every other day, on average, where digital journalism professionals got together to share ideas and inspiration, network and […]