SOURCE: Online News Association

Online News Association

September 16, 2009 14:00 ET

Train With Facebook, IDEO and at ONA Digital Workshops

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - September 16, 2009) - Looking for leading-edge training in how to tell stories with video or Django, making the most of Facebook APIs, or funding your latest media project?

The ONA09 Pre-Conference Workshops, unofficially opening the Online News Association's annual conference on Thursday, Oct. 1, at the San Francisco Hilton, provide expert, hands-on multimedia training and delve into new concepts in technology and digital thinking.

The six workshops feature instructors Chet Rhodes of; Richard Koci Hernandez of the University of California-Berkeley's Knight Digital Media Center; Aaron Pilhofer of The New York Times; the staff at IDEO, and Jan Schaffer of J-Lab at American University: The Institute for Interactive Journalism, who will offer a full day of success stories from media entrepreneurs across the country.

Fees are $50 for a half-day, $100 for a full-day for ONA members, and $60 and $160 for non-members.

To see the full pre-conference schedule, go to:

To register for the workshops, go to:

To see the full ONA09 conference schedule, go to ONA09.

The Online News Association is the world's largest association of online 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, technologists, photographers 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 hosts the annual Online News Association annual conference and administers the Online Journalism Awards.

Contact Information

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    Jane McDonnell
    Executive Director
    Online News Association
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