Newspaper Staff Training

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). For more information on this, please go here.

2014 Calendar

July 22
Capture More Healthcare Revenue in Your Market
Local Media Association webinar

July 24, 1:30 – 3:00 pm
Unemployment Compensation 101 – The Basics
This free webinar by CompManagement (who run ONA’s workers’ compensation group rating plan) will provide a brief overview of how the unemployment process works from the initial filing of a claim through the hearing process. To register, simply send an email to Be sure to indicate the name(s) of those wishing to attend, your company name and Bureau of Workers’ Compensation policy number and the date/session attending.

July 31
Mobile Gadget Lab: Creating Great Video
Online Media Campus webinar

August 7
Raising Revenue: Crowdfunding and Micropayments
Local Media Association webinar

August 14
The Rise in Big Data: Media Begins Following the Numbers
Local Media Association webinar

August 21
InDesign 301: Working with Images and Graphics
Online Media Campus webinar

August 29
Salesperson vs. Professional Visitor: Breaking through the sales cycle
Online Media Campus webinar

September 28 & 29
2014 Ohio Circulation Conference
Kent State University Hotel, 215 S. Depeyster St., Kent Ohio 44240