Apply to be a 2023 OJA Screener

UPDATE: MAY 26, 2023

We’re thrilled to share we received a record number of entries to the 2023 OJAs when submissions closed on May 25! That means we’re inviting more volunteer screeners to help the committee discover stand-out projects that should be in the running for this year’s awards.

The review process kicks off Tuesday, May 31. Apply now to join the 150+ volunteers from around the world who make the awards possible each year.


  • Review approximately 25-30 entries.
  • Provide comments and scores to entries based on the guidelines we provide.


  • Must have a passion for and professional experience in digital journalism
  • Must be able to commit 10-15 hours to review entries May 31-June 15.


  • An opportunity to review some of the best digital journalism work in the world.
  • A meaningful volunteer experience.

We will contact you by May 26 if you are selected to join this year’s screening process. Your information will only be shared with ONA staff members to help select the 2023 group of screeners.