Guided city walking tours at ONA19

We have a number of treats in store for ONA19 attendees, including our first-ever offering of guided city walking tours. New Orleans is world-renowned for its music, architecture and dining. We’ve partnered with two locally owned and operated tour companies, Gators & Ghosts and Drink & Learn, to offer professional, private walking tours of some […]

Where to organize meetups during ONA19

One of the best parts of our annual conference is the opportunity to catch up with all your amazing journalism industry friends IRL. This year in New Orleans, we’re lucky to be in the proximity of many great group hangout spots within walking distance or a short ride from the programming at the Sheraton and […]

Community leaders you should meet at ONA19

Join us in congratulating the 13 community leaders receiving scholarships to attend ONA19! New this year, the ONA/Google News Initiative Local Community Leader Scholarship recognizes diverse leaders creating the environment for positive change in local news communities beyond their own newsrooms. These leaders will receive complimentary registration to the conference and an expenses-paid trip to New Orleans, […]

Introducing the ONA19 Midway participants

It’s time to unveil the 25+ innovators joining us in the ONA19 Midway — an interactive space where tech meets journalism. This year’s group of is disrupting and democratizing paywalls, CMS, immersive video, personalization, revenue models and much more. Check out the companies planning to take your work to the next level in the Midway this September.

Meet the ONA19 Student Newsroom mentors

We’re excited to announce the volunteer mentors who will guide this year’s Student Newsroom and Innovation Lab. Now in its tenth year, the Student Newsroom is an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to gain hands-on experience during the three-day Online News Association Conference and Online Journalism Awards Ceremony. These volunteer mentors will guide students […]

For your privacy: How we handle guest information

We love our sponsors. Without them, we wouldn’t have an opening night reception, fun events like morning yoga or our incredible Student Newsroom and Innovation Lab, a program that for years has supported some of the best emerging talent in journalism. That said, conference attendees have made it clear from the outset that they care […]