ONA has reserved a private suite, Hospitality Suite 555, on the fifth floor of the JW Marriott as a secure and quiet space to breastfeed or pump during ONA18. The space will be equipped with comfortable seating, a bathroom and sink, purified water and a small refrigerator to store expressed milk or bottles — as well […]
Midway Live! Get ready for deep dives and more
The Midway sessions are now live in the ONA18 Conference Schedule! You might be asking yourself, “Wait a minute — I thought the Midway was just an exhibit space! What kind of sessions is she talking about?” There are two parts to the Midway: The exhibit space, where you will find each of our 30+ […]
Guide to getting outside during ONA18
You don’t have to walk far in Austin for an outdoor adventure. Whether you’re into hiking, swimming, paddling or just watching nature do her thing, the city is known for its outdoorsy attitude. I’m the fitness and adventure reporter at the Austin American-Stateman, and I swim, bike, run and keep up with all the cool […]
Applications open for the HBCU Digital Media Fellowship at ONA18
Now in its fifth year, the HBCU Digital Media Fellowship is an exciting opportunity for five students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) to receive an expenses-paid trip to ONA18 and get hands-on reporting experience during the conference. Fellows are embedded in the ONA18 Student Newsroom and Innovation Lab and work closely with mentors […]
See you at ACL Live for the ONA18 Opening Night Reception!
Join ONA for the ONA18 Opening Night Reception at Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater on Sept. 13. Catch up with old friends, meet new ones, and relax while you enjoy drinks and appetizers at one of Austin’s best venues. Thanks to the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Facebook for […]
Meet the innovators participating in the Midway
I am counting down to ONA18 in Austin — not just for the significant number of breakfast tacos I plan to eat every day, but also for the incredible organizations we get to introduce you to in the Midway! What’s the Midway, you ask? There are two aspects to the Midway. The exhibit space is […]
Apply for ONA’s MJ Bear Fellowship and the CNN Diversity Fellowship
Each year ONA offers many and varied opportunities that help cover the costs of attending the annual conference and connect you to resources for professional development.
First look at the ONA18 schedule and more opportunities to contribute
We pride ourselves on putting together one of the premier events in journalism — and the 2018 Online News Association Conference is set to be one for the books! Today we’re excited to share a first look at the program.
Resources galore for pitching your session idea for ONA18
The ONA18 Suggestion Box is our public call for pitches to the conference. Our community fuels the majority of conversations that happen at the conference, so we want to hear from you!
What happens once I submit my ONA18 pitch?
We’re often asked what the process is for selecting sessions for our annual conference. If you’re interested to know what happens to the hundreds of ideas we receive, read on!