Apply to be a 2021 Screener

If you are interested in screening the Online Journalism Awards, please fill out the required information in the form below. Each year we select a diverse set of volunteers to kickstart the review process and pass on their collective recommendations to the OJA judging panels, who then select the finalists and winners. Application deadline is June 10 at 11:59 pm EDT (3:59 am UTC).

The Job

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

The Requirements

  • Must have a passion for, and professional experience in, digital journalism
  • Must be able to commit 10-15 hours to review entries June 17-July 9.

The Perks

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

Please fill out the form below and we will be in touch early June if we can enlist your help this year with the screening process. Your information will only be shared with ONA staff members to help select the 2021 group of screeners.