Self-Care for Digital Journalists

Margaret Schneider is co-organizer of ONA St. Louis and director of editorial projects at Alley.

Wondering how to stay sane during stressful coverage situations? We’ll share our takeaways from journalists and guest speakers alike at the past two years’ ONA St. Louis sessions on mental health and self-care for journalists. We’ll touch on topics including mental health, work/life balance, trauma, and self-care, including strategies for preserving our own mental health while working in the field. We’ll provide attendees with specific, proactive strategies to take back to their newsrooms, including several activities you can do with your team to improve psychological safety while fostering radical candor.