Online News Association appoints Bunting CEO, exec director

The Online News Association has hired LaSharah S. Bunting as CEO and executive director, making her the first woman of color to hold these posts. She begins March 13. Bunting will join the digital journalism association from Simon & Schuster, where she served as VP and executive editor. She acquired and edited nonfiction books, focused […]

NY Times wins five Online Journalism Awards

The New York Times received five Online Journalism Awards and had six finalists, with the awards being given by the Online News Association. “This list of well-deserved winners shows the consistent journalistic strength that runs across so many different kinds of stories,” NYT assistant masthead editor Steve Duenes said. “The shape of each of these […]

The Washington Post wins ONA award for pandemic coverage

The Washington Post’s coverage of the pandemic was recognized by the Online News Association with its award for Explanatory Reporting in the Large Newsroom category. Through distribution of a free newsletter, an updated live blog, and innovative graphic visuals such as the simulation of how a virus might spread, the Post kept its audience informed […]