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Online News Association


October 19, 2010 09:00 ET

Marketwire Supports ONA10, the Online News Association's Annual Conference, as Official Wireless Sponsor

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - October 19, 2010) -  Marketwire is proud to announce its ongoing support of the Online News Association's 2010 Conference -- ONA10 -- as its official wireless sponsor. Through this partnership, ONA will also receive complimentary use of Marketwire's services. 

The conference, which takes place in Washington, DC, October 28 to October 30, 2010, presents an opportunity to engage with digital journalists and bloggers from around the world. Conference participants can also attend the various panels and presentations that will focus on the most pressing issues affecting online journalism -- now and in the future. This year's schedule will include sessions on content-sharing, investigative journalism, crisis reporting, traffic and search, using mobile devices and many other topics. Tim Armstrong, CEO and chairman of AOL, and NPR's President and CEO Vivian Schiller will headline a "keynote conversation," moderated by's Kara Swisher.

"Attending ONA's annual conference is a great opportunity to network and interact with key industry contacts, journalists, editors, bloggers, photographers and designers that represent different facets of the online media world," said Marketwire's Executive Director of Media Relations Jessica Strange. "Since digital media is the fastest growing sector within the media landscape, Marketwire is proud to contribute to the positive changes taking place, while providing journalists and bloggers with tools that will help them communicate more effectively and efficiently with their respective audiences."

"ONA is happy to welcome back Marketwire as ONA10's official wireless sponsor and we appreciate their ongoing support," said Jane McDonnell, ONA executive director. "And our wire partnership helps us achieve higher visibility and target and reach online journalism communities."

Stop by Marketwire's exhibit booth at this year's conference and meet members of Marketwire's Media Relations team.

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The Online News Association is composed largely of professional digital journalists. Founded in 1999, ONA now has more than 1,600 professional members whose principal livelihood involves gathering or producing news for digital presentation. The membership includes news writers, producers, designers, editors, photographers, technologists and others who produce news for the Internet or other digital delivery systems, as well as academic members and others interested in the development of online journalism. ONA also sponsors an annual conference focusing on the latest in journalism and technology and administers the prestigious Online Journalism Awards. 

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