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 behind-the-scenes colleagues.
We invite ONA members to submit nominations now through Wednesday, July 27 at 11:59pm EDT (3:59 UTC).
The selection committee will consider two criteria in their evaluation:
In 2021, the ONA Community Award honored the community managers of the ICFJ (International Center for Journalists) Global Health Crisis Reporting Forum. The team connected 13,000 journalists from 134 countries to training, resources and each other, and enabled them to deliver relevant health and science information to their communities. Other previous honorees include Doug Mitchell, Founder and Project Director of NPR’s Next Generation Radio, the Journalists of Color Slack Administrators and Erika Owens, now Co-Executive Director of OpenNews.
All active ONA members can submit nominations for themselves or other individuals or small teams that embody the award. The nomination form asks for the following information:
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