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.

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August 8, 2018 | Adam Nekola


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Introducing the ONA Community Award and call for nominations

July 5, 2018 | Karolle Rabarison

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 want to hear from you about the individuals who ... 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.

Watch the Ceremony