SOURCE: Online News Association

Online News Association

Online News Association

August 12, 2015 16:34 ET

Dow Jones Foundation Grant Supports ONA Networking for Digital Media Leaders

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Aug 12, 2015) - The Online News Association, the world's largest membership organization of digital journalists, today announced a renewed $50K grant from the Dow Jones Foundation to support a second series of unique networking events for digital media leaders.

The grant will allow ONA to continue its Digital Leadership Breakfasts, four invitation-only events to be held quarterly throughout 2015 and early 2016 in Los Angeles, Denver, Miami and Boston or Austin.

The first event in this grant cycle will held in Los Angeles in September, coinciding with ONA's annual conference, and will feature Charo Henríquez, Executive Digital Editor, People en Español, and Alan Soon, Founder and CEO of The Splice Newsroom, discussing profitable digital expansion into emerging global media markets.

"We're delighted to again be able to offer a safe space for senior leaders in digital media to have valuable, candid conversations," said ONA Executive Director Jane McDonnell. "Our thanks to the Dow Jones Foundation for its generosity and foresight."

About the Online News Association
The Online News Association is the world's largest association of digital journalists. ONA's mission is to inspire innovation and excellence among journalists to better serve the public. The membership includes news writers, producers, designers, editors, bloggers, developers, photographers, educators, students and others who produce news for and support digital delivery systems. ONA also hosts the annual Online News Association conference and administers the Online Journalism Awards.

About Dow Jones and the Dow Jones Foundation
The Dow Jones Foundation, established in 1954, supports organizations involved with journalism and press freedom, literacy and education as well as arts and culture. Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world's largest newsgathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.

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