The 2018 OJAs are now closed

Finalists in more than 30 categories will be announced in August. This year’s OJA ceremony is Sept. 15 in Austin, TX

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This year the Online Journalism Awards feature 37 awards, including 13 with a total of $58,500 in prize money.

These prizes are made possible by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Gannett Foundation, the University of Florida and Journalism 360. Their awards honor data journalism, visual digital storytelling, investigative journalism, public service, technical innovation and general excellence.

2018 Online Journalism Awards finalists and James Foley Award recipient announced

August 14, 2018 | Adam Nekola

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Finalists for the 2018 Online Journalism Awards, representing a wide range of local and international media, nonprofit, public, academic and emerging technology organizations, were announced today by the Online News Association.

Thirteen of the awards come with ... Read More

Introducing the ONA Community Award and call for nominations

July 5, 2018 | Karolle Rabarison

Note: Nominations for the community award are now closed.

We have an exciting announcement about the Online Journalism Awards! In addition to the 37 categories that were open for submissions, we’re delighted to introduce the ONA Community Award and ... Read More

Apply to be a screener for the 2018 OJAs!

May 10, 2018 | Karolle Rabarison

Screening applications are now closed. Thanks to all who applied and those who participated!

Do you want to be part of what makes the Online Journalism Awards such a unique and highly esteemed honor? The review process starts with the ... Read More

Over 400 Recipients in the Past 18 Years

Recent General Excellence winners include The Globe and Mail, Le Temps, and Nexo Jornal.

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Thanks to Google News Lab for sponsoring the 2017 OJA banquet and program.

See the event and follow along with host Joshua Johnson from WAMU, along will all of the acceptance speeches.

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