Congratulations to the 2022 OJAs winners and finalists

Honoring innovation and excellence by 165 finalist projects from around the world

Explore 2022 honorees

The 2022 Online Journalism Awards feature 23 categories, including 6 with a total of $57,000 in prize money.

Six of the awards come with $57,000 in prize money, courtesy of SmartNews, The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, 3M, the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication’s Agora Journalism Center, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and McKinsey Publishing.

Thank you to the 2022 Online Journalism Awards celebrations sponsors.

Thank you to Andscape for generously sponsoring the 2022 Online Journalism Awards Banquet and Ceremony taking place at ONA22 on Saturday, Sept. 24. ONA would also like to express its gratitude to Letterhead who will be sponsoring a networking reception for OJA finalists and banquet attendees prior to the ceremony. Tickets for ONA22 and the OJA banquet are still available for purchase.


2022 Online Journalism Awards winners include The Boston Globe, LAist, The Trace and Mission Local

September 25, 2022 | Karolle Rabarison

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24, 2022 — Outstanding coverage of the climate crisis, data privacy, caregiving in the pandemic and Germany’s historical reckoning were among the winners honored in the 2022 Online Journalism Awards—the Online News Association’s annual global showcase of journalism ... Read More

ONA announces 165 finalists in the 2022 Online Journalism Awards

August 30, 2022 | Karolle Rabarison

The Online News Association (ONA) is pleased to share the finalists for the 2022 Online Journalism Awards (OJAs) — the premier global awards that have honored excellence and innovation in digital journalism since 2000.

Winners for the 2022 OJAs will ... Read More

Nominate journalism peers for the 2022 ONA Community Award

July 6, 2022 | Online Journalism Awards

We are pleased to open the call for nominations for the 2022 ONA Community Award.  This award honors an individual or a small team that has made outsized contributions to digital journalism, and is an opportunity to recognize the contributions of ... 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 or small team that has made outsize contributions to the field, particularly those who create tools or work environments that allow digital journalists to do their best 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 2022 Ceremony

Watch the 2022 Online Journalism Awards Ceremony, hosted by comedian Dana Goldberg, which was broadcasted from Los Angeles, Sept. 24.

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