Program Team

The ONA19 Program Team is a volunteer group of practitioners, educators and students in news media who help shape the educational programming at the Online News Association annual conference.

The Program Team’s role includes:

  • Help ONA determine which tracks, topics and sessions are most relevant for this year’s conference
  • Review each submission to the ONA Suggestion Box, the public call for pitches to our conference, and recommend the best sessions to be included on our conference schedule
  • Help with outreach to ensure high quality, diverse presenters and session formats

Program Team

  • Jason Alcorn, VP of Operations, American Journalism Project
  • Carrie Brown, Director of Social Journalism, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY
  • Sara Catania, Director of Journalism School Partnerships, Solutions Journalism Network
  • Vincent Chang, Senior Manager, Culture and Community, SmartNews
  • Federica Cherubini, Audience Projects Editor, Condé Nast International
  • Haley Correll, Manager of Social Media and Digital Strategy,
  • Kim Fox, Managing Editor, Audience and Innovation, The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Carolina Guerrero, CEO, Radio Ambulante
  • Joshua Hatch, Assistant Managing Editor, Digital, The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Fernando Hurtado, Editor / Producer, ATTN
  • Angela Kim, Audience Development Manager, Yahoo
  • Brad Luck, Director of Integrated Media, NBC Connecticut
  • Michael McKisson, Assistant Professor of Practice, School of Journalism, University of Arizona
  • Steve Myers, Nieman Foundation Fellow / former editor, The Lens
  • Jeff Nowak, Digital Content Editor, The Advocate
  • Tom Planchet, Digital Director, WWL TV
  • Shauna Stuart, Social + Community,
  • Troy Thibodeaux, Data Science and News Applications Editor, AP
  • Lam Thuy Vo, Senior Reporter, BuzzFeed News
  • Natalie Van Hoozer, Program Assistant, ICFJ Knight Fellowships
  • Taylor Walker, News Producer, WDSU

Under-the-hood session support: Tracey Lindeman, Freelance