Nearly all events during Community Day on Wednesday, Sept. 11, are free and open to both ONA19 attendees and other media professionals across the greater New Orleans region not registered for the conference. Each workshops requires an RSVP, so be sure to sign up today.
9:45 a.m.–5 p.m.: ONA Local Summit 2019. Free leadership workshop for people who build communities of innovators in news. RSVP required. ONA19 registration not required.
Noon–4:50 p.m.: ONA-U: Dedicated Workshop for Journalism Students and Young Professionals. All students and young professionals are welcome to join this free pre-ONA19 event, hosted and organized by Loyola University New Orleans — lunch, portfolio reviews and networking included. RSVP required. ONA19 registration not required.
12–5 p.m.: Media Law for Journalists Workshop. Free series of sessions with a focus on the First Amendment and the Trump Administration, Libel and Invasion of Privacy and Copyright and Digital Media. RSVP required. ONA19 registration not required.
12:30–5 p.m.: Teaching Solutions Journalism: A Pre-ONA19 Educators Workshop. This hands-on, half-day workshop for college-level journalism educators will equip you with a range of tools and approaches to teach solutions journalism to your students, plus a gourmet lunch! RSVP required. ONA19 registration not required.
1–5 p.m.: Sponsored Workshop: How Any Journalist Can Earn Trust. Find concrete ways everyone in your organization can work to demonstrate credibility and earn trust every day. RSVP required. ONA19 registration not required.
3:30–5 pm: Sponsored Conversation: The Science of Trust. Join this active and informative session to workshop tools to help local news strengthen public discourse. RSVP required. ONA19 registration not required.
3:30–5 pm: #TwitterForJournalists Workshop. Join Twitter’s News and Product teams for a workshop geared towards journalists. RSVP required. ONA19 registration not required.
5:30–8 p.m.: Sponsored Welcome Session and Reception: Building a Future for Local News. Join Knight Foundation for a reception and discussion with local news innovators on how they are providing inspiration and hope for the future of news. RSVP required. This event is open to all registered attendees ONA19, regardless of pass type, as well as guests with credentials for the NLA/APME News Leadership Conference.
7–8:30 p.m.: ONA New Orleans Welcome Party. A welcome mix-and-mingle for attendees of ONA19 and members of our local digital journalism meetup group, ONA New Orleans. The waitlist is open. ONA19 registration not required.