Author Archives: <span class="vcard">Melissa Quijada</span>

Many new contenders vie for Board of Directors

With polls soon closing for the Board of Directors election, ONA members have had ample opportunities to meet and chat with the 22 candidates and the four new Advisory Board members. The latest opportunity to meet the candidates vying for the six seats available on the ONA Board of Directors came at the ONA conference […]

Making new media work

A leadership duo from two of the world’s largest media companies said that continuous adaptation to a changing journalism market will make or break a news organization’s existence. Tim Armstrong, CEO of AOL, told journalists at the ONA keynote luncheon today that one of the main concerns of media outlets is how to monetize online […]

Covering 'Crisis Reporting' in crisis mode

GRAND BALLROOM SOUTH — Crisis reporting captures real-time disasters and produces uncut footage and information as news happens. Reporters adapt to whatever technology is on hand. The session Quakes to Coups features four experts in covering international conflicts and disaster.

Live blog today during lunch with keynote guests

Over lunch today the ONA Student Newsroom will live blog a panel discussion, moderated by Kara Swisher, co-executive editor of All Things Digital, with two major leaders in the digital media industry.  Tim Armstrong, CEO and Chairman of AOL, and Vivian Schiller, President and CEO of NPR, will discuss the concept of media reincarnation and give insight about how for-profit and nonprofit media organizations can overcome challenges.