Ohio Newspaper Association

Advancing Ohio's newspapers and local journalism since 1933

Training Calendar

Each year the Newspaper Staff Training Calendar offers ONA members continuing education opportunities. These are professional training sessions taught by experienced instructors and prominent industry experts.

Most of the sessions are offered as 1-hour webinars through the “Online Media Campus” in partnership with the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association and the Iowa Newspaper Foundation.

In addition, please note that ONA members receive a discount for all Local Media Association events and webinars (which is the “Media Association Partners” rate). Simple register for any LMA event or webinar at the Media Association Partner rate and indicate that you're an ONA member.

September 15, 2015
3:00-3:30PM

Local Lists: Creating Compelling Content

A Local Media Association webinar. ONA members receive discounted registration at the “Media Association Partners” rate.


September 17, 2015
2:00-3:00PM

Investigative Reporting Tools for any Newsroom

Webinar from Online Media Campus


September 17, 2015
3:00-3:30PM

Fast Forward: Video is on a Roll

A Local Media Association webinar. ONA members receive discounted registration at the “Media Association Partners” rate.


September 24, 2015
2:00-3:00PM

Photography for Reporters

Webinar from Online Media Campus


September 30 - October 3, 2015

2015 Media Law School

University of South Carolina


October 15, 2015
10:00-11:00AM

Yes you can! How to attract great newsroom talent in 2015

Exclusive ONA member webinar


October 16, 2015

Law and Media Conference

Sponsored by the Ohio State Bar Association, the Ohio Association of Broadcasters, the Ohio Newspaper Association, and SPJ Central Ohio Chapter


October 16, 2015
2:00-3:00PM

What You Need to Know About Overtime and Independent Contractor Laws and Regulations

Webinar from Online Media Campus


October 28, 2015
10:00AM

Legal Webinar with Mike Zinser