Winners Announced for the 2023 Online Journalism Awards

Congratulations to the 194 finalists and 59 winners for the 2023 awards!

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For the 2023 OJAs, seven awards come with a total of $58,000 in prize money, courtesy of The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, 3M, the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication’s Agora Journalism Center, McKinsey Publishing, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, James W. Foley Legacy Foundation and SmartNews. These awards honor science reporting, community-centered journalism, investigative data journalism, service journalism, climate change reporting, conflict reporting and general excellence.

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Photo Gallery: Highlights from the 2023 Online Journalism Awards Ceremony

September 19, 2023 | Karolle Rabarison

The Online News Association (ONA) honored 194 winners and finalists across 23 categories in the 2023 Online Journalism Awards. See all the winning projects and look back on this year’s awards ceremony in photos. All official ONA photos in this ... Read More

ONA announces winners in the 2023 Online Journalism Awards

August 27, 2023 | Karolle Rabarison

The Online News Association (ONA) is thrilled to celebrate the winners in the 2023 Online Journalism Awards, the only comprehensive set of journalism prizes honoring excellence and digital innovation around the world.

Winners across 23 categories were announced on Aug. ... Read More

Announcing individual honors in the 2023 Online Journalism Awards

August 11, 2023 | Karolle Rabarison

We are delighted to announced the 2023 recipients of the ONA Community Award, the James Foley Award for Conflict Reporting, the Impact Award and the Rich Jaroslovsky Founder Award. Part of the annual Online Journalism Awards showcase, these awards go ... Read More

The OJA special awards recognize outstanding leaders, projects, innovation and overall contributions to ONA and the journalism community

James Foley Award for Conflict Reporting

Honoring a digital journalist who produces excellent reporting under the most challenging conditions, covering war, corruption, crime, culture and politics in countries around the world.

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Rich Jaroslovsky Founder Award

Honoring a senior-level individual who has made lasting contributions to the field of digital journalism through and who exhibits extraordinary commitment to the mission, value and vision of ONA.

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ONA Community Award

Honoring a person, small team or community in online journalism that has made outsize contributions to these communities or workplaces, particularly those who create and foster an inclusive environment that allow journalists to do game-changing work.

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Impact Award

Honoring a trailblazing individual whose work in digital journalism and dedication to innovation exhibits a substantial impact on the industry.

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More than 600 recipients in the past 21 years

Recent General Excellence winners include The New York Times, ProPublica, PublicSource and Grist.

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Watch the 2023 Ceremony

Watch the 2023 Online Journalism Awards Ceremony, hosted by Code Switch podcast host Gene Demby, which was broadcast from Philadelphia on Aug. 26.

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Thank you to the 2023 Online Journalism Awards Banquet Sponsor!

Thank you to the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation for generously sponsoring the 2023 Online Journalism Awards Banquet and Ceremony at ONA23 on Saturday, Aug. 26.

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