Online News Association offers 2023 online journalism awards

THE Online News Association (ONA) is accepting entries for the 2023 Online Journalism Awards recognising excellence in digital reporting.

Award categories include breaking news, visual digital storytelling, investigative journalism, public service, climate change and more. This year’s competition features two new categories: Excellence in Technology Reporting and Topical Reporting: Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Identity.

The contest offers seven awards totaling US$32,000, courtesy of The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, 3M, the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication’s Agora Journalism Center, and McKinsey Publishing.



    Entries must have been published between June 1, 2022, and May 25, 2023. Although English translations are strongly recommended, works may be submitted in any language.

    The entry fee is US$125 for ONA members, US$200 for non-members, US$15 for student members, US$30 for student non-members, and US$50 for ONA members and non-members working in micro-size newsrooms.

    Online journalists, digital news organisations and students worldwide can apply for an award.

    The deadline for the submission of entries is May 25, 2023. Interested applicants can apply here.

    Blessing Otoibhi is a Multimedia Journalist and Anchor host for the News in 60 seconds at The International Center For Investigative Reporting. You can shoot her a mail via [email protected] or connect on Twitter @B_otoibhi

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