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ONA15 speakers represent diversity, innovation and leadership across all aspects of digital journalism. They are committed to sharing best practices, inspiring insights and hard lessons won through their experiences.

This list includes more than 70% of confirmed speakers for ONA15. We’ll continue to announce keynote speakers and additional presenters in the coming months.

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Aaron Luber

 
Google/YouTube

Aaron Williams

aboutaaron
San Francisco Chronicle

Abe Kwok

abekwok
azcentral.com/The Arizona Republic

Adam Nekola

nekolaweb
Electable, FiscalNote, Online News Association

Adam Sharp

AdamS
Twitter, Inc.

AJ Vicens

AJVicens
Mother Jones

Al Letson

al_letson
"Reveal" and "Errthang"

Alan Soon

alansoon
The Splice Newsroom

Alex Newman

alexandranewman
Al Jazeera America

Alexandra Manzano

AliManzano
Los Angeles Times

Alexandra Smith

alexandraleighs
Fort Collins Coloradoan

Alison Schary

alisonschary
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Amalie Nash

AmalieNash
The Des Moines Register

Amy Eisman

aeisman
School of Communication, American University

Amy Webb

webbmedia
Webbmedia Group Digital Strategy

Andrew Lih

fuzheado
American University School of Communication

Andrew Losowsky

losowsky
The Coral Project / Mozilla Foundation

Andrew Moger

NewsCoalition
News Media Coalition

Andy Boyle

andymboyle
NBC News Breaking News

Andy Carvin

acarvin
reported.ly

Angela Pacienza

AngelaPacienza
The Globe and Mail

Anjanette Delgado

anjdelgado
Gannett and lohud.com

Ann Derry

annderry
The New York Times

Anthony Pesce

anthonyjpesce
Los Angeles Times

Anu Narayanswamy

anu_narayan
The Washington Post

April Bethea

AprilBethea
The Charlotte Observer

Armand Emamdjomeh

emamd
Los Angeles Times

Barbara Raab

bbabbo1
Ford Foundation

Ben Adair

benadair
First Time Last Time

Ben Kreimer

benkreimer
BuzzFeed Open Lab / Drone Journalism Lab / African SkyCAM

Ben Welsh

palewire
Los Angeles Times

Benét Wilson

benetwilson
Aviation Queen LLC

Brian Hamman

hamman
The New York Times

Brian Knappenberger

knappB
The Internet’s Own Boy / We Are Legion

Bruce Shapiro

DartCenter
Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma

Caitlin Petre

cbpetre
Yale Law School Information Society Project

Carla Zanoni

carlazanoni
Wall Street Journal

Carlos Hopkins

CarlosCHopkins
NBC4 Southern California

Chris Keller

ChrisLKeller
KPCC (Southern California Public Radio)

Cindy Royal

cindyroyal
Texas State University

Clifford Levy

cliffordlevy
The New York Times

Cory Bergman

corybe
Breaking News

Damon Kiesow

Dkiesow
The McClatchy Company

Dan Colarusso

 
Reuters

Dan Pacheco

pachecod
S.I. Newhouse School, Syracuse University

Dana Chinn

danachinn
USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center

David Ho

DavidHo
The Wall Street Journal

David Plazas

davidplazas
The Tennessean

David Skok

 
The Boston Globe

Dexter Thomas Jr.

dexdigi
Los Angeles Times

Don Van Natta Jr.

DVNJr
ESPN.com/ESPN The Magazine

Dr. Michelle Ferrier

mediaghosts
Scripps College of Communication, Ohio University

Edward McCain

e_mccain
Reynolds Journalism Institute / MU Libraries

Elissa Yancey

elissayancey
University of Cincinnati

Emily Bell

emilybell
Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism

Emily Ramshaw

eramshaw
The Texas Tribune

Erica Hernandez

EricaAlyssa
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Erika Owens

erika_owens
Knight-Mozilla OpenNews

Evan Smith

evanasmith
The Texas Tribune

Evan Wyloge

EvanWyloge
Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

Fergus Bell

fergb
Dig Deeper Media

Fernando Hurtado

fhurtado
The Huffington Post

Flip Prior

FlipPrior
Twitter, Inc.

Gabriel Kahn

gabekahn
USC Annenberg School of Journalism

Greg Barber

gjbarb
The Washington Post

Greg Galant

Gregory
Muck Rack & Shorty Awards

Gregg Leslie

gregg_leslie
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

Hailey Persinger

HaileyErin
Yahoo News Digest

Hannah Cushman

hancush
Associated Press

Hasit Shah

HasitShah
Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University

Heather Chaplin

heatherchaplin
Journalism + Design, The New School

Heather Taylor

djnf
Dow Jones News Fund

Jaeah Lee

jaeahjlee
Mother Jones

Jane Elizabeth

janeeliz
American Press Institute

Jane McDonnell

JaneONA
Online News Association

Jean-Paul Jassy

jassyspeaks1st
Jassy Vick Carolan LLP

Jennifer Benz

jennybenz
The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research

Jennifer Choi

 
Robert R. McCormick Foundation

Jennifer LaFleur

j_la28
The Center for Investigative Reporting

Jennifer Maerz

jennifer_maerz
Former Editor-in-Chief of The Bold Italic

Jennifer Mizgata

JMizgata
Online News Association

Jenny Ye

thepapaya
WNYC New York Public Radio

Jim Brady

jimbrady
Spirited Media / Billy Penn

Joanna S. Kao

joannaskao
Al Jazeera America

John Clark

johnclark
Reese News Lab @ UNC School of Media and Journalism

Jonathan Gold

thejgold
Los Angeles Times

Josh Kadis

kadisco
Alley Interactive

Josh Stearns

jcstearns
Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

Joshua Hatch

hatchjt
Chronicle of Higher Education

Joy Russo

thejoyride
ESPN Digital and Print Media

Jue Yang

jue_yang
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Julia B. Chan

juliachanb
Reveal, The Center for Investigative Reporting

Justin Ellis

JustinNXT
Nieman Journalism Lab

Justin Myers

myersjustinc
The Associated Press

Kari Cobham

KariWrites
Cox Media Group

Karlene Goller

KarleneGoller
The Law Office of Karlene Goller PC

Kate Fagan

katefagan3
espnW/ESPN.com/ESPN The Magazine

Kathy Im

macfound
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Katie Hawkins-Gaar

katiehawk
The Poynter Institute

Kevin Keeshan

Newsbro
NBC Universal Owned Television Stations

Kevin Loker

kevinloker
American Press Institute

Kim Fox

kimfox
CBS Local Digital

Kim Wilson

kimsnd
SocialNewsDesk

Kristen Hare

kristenhare
Poynter Institute for Media Studies

Kurt Streeter

kurtstreeter
ESPN.com/ESPN The Magazine

Lam Thuy Vo

lamthuyvo
Al Jazeera America

Lauren Lapkus

laurenlapkus
"With Special Guest Lauren Lapkus"

Lauren Pabst

macfound
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Laurenellen McCann

elle_mccann
Open Technology Institute at New America Foundation

Laurie Penny

Pennyred
New Statesman / Freelance

Leo Postovoit

postphotos
Relativity Education

Linda Qiu

ylindaqiu
PolitiFact/Tampa Bay Times

Linda Shockley

djnf
Dow Jones News Fund

Lindsay Grace

mindtoggle
American University

Mariana Lajolo

marilajolo
Folha de S. Paulo

Mary Walter-Brown

mwbvosd
Voice of San Diego

Matt Carroll

MattatMIT
Future of News Initiative, MIT Media Lab

Matt Sheehan

mattsheehan
University of Florida

Matt Thompson

mthomps
The Atlantic

Matt Waite

mattwaite
College of Journalism and Mass Communications, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Megan Finnerty

MeganMFinnerty
The Arizona Republic/azcentral.com

Meghan McCarty

Meghamama
KPCC Southern California Public Radio

Meghann Farnsworth

MTFarnsworth
Reveal + The Center for Investigative Reporting

Meredith Clark

meredithclark
Mayborn School of Journalism - University of North Texas

Michael Keller

mhkeller
NewsLynx, Tow Center at Columbia / Al Jazeera America

Michael O'Connell

FrolixMike
It's All Journalism

Mikael Wood

mikaelwood
Los Angeles Times

Mike Wong

mrconnect
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Molly de Aguiar

GRDodgeMedia
Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

Nathalie Applewhite

AppleNat
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

Nico Sell

 
Wickr Foundation

Niketa Patel

Niketa
Twitter, Inc.

Oleevia Woo

oleeviawoo
NBC4 Southern California

P. Kim Bui

kimbui
reported.ly

Patricia Aufderheide

paufder
Center for Media & Social Impact, American University

Philana Patterson

philanap
The Associated Press

Rachel Baye

Rachelbaye
Center for Public Integrity

Raheel Khursheed

raheelk
Head of News, Politics & Gov, India

Rebecca Haithcoat

rhaithcoat
LA Weekly / Billboard / Spin / Instagram Music / Vice

Rob Gates

rjgatesontheweb
The (Louisville, Ky.) Courier-Journal and Courier-Journal.com

Robert Hernandez

webJournalist
USC Annenberg School of Journalism

Robert Maguire

RobertMaguire_
Center for Responsive Politics

Russ Choma

russchoma
Mother Jones

S. Mitra Kalita

mitrakalita
Los Angeles Times

Sara Catania

Catanify
NBC4 Southern California

Shadi Rahimi

shadirahimi
Al Jazeera/AJ+

Shareef Abul-Ela

 
WVEC / ABC13

Sharif Durhams

sdurhams
The Washington Post

Sharis Delgadillo

laxaris
LatinoRebels.com

Shazna Nessa

shazna
Knight Foundation

Sherryl Vint

 
University of California, Riverside

Soraya Chemaly

schemaly
Women's Media Center

Stephanie Uribe

MHMforum
The Carter Center

Sydette Harry

 
Coral Project

Tanzila Ahmed

tazzystar
The #GoodMuslimBadMuslim Podcast

Taylor Owen

taylor_owen
University of British Columbia

Ting Cai

 
Microsoft / Bing

Tom Glaisyer

tglaisyer
Democracy Fund

Tom Kent

tjrkent
Associated Press

Tracie Powell

TMPowell
ALL DIGITOCRACY

Valerie Belair-Gagnon

journoscholar
Yale Information Society Project

Valerie Streit

valstreit
YouTube / Google

Wendy Wyatt

wnwyatt
The University of St. Thomas

Willian Avila

realtimewillian
NBC4 Southern California

Wright Thompson

 
ESPN.com/ESPN The Magazine

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