ONA09 Sponsors & Exhibitors

The Online News Association would like to thank the following organizations for their support:

DIAMOND

Yahoo
Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq:YHOO) is a leading global consumer brand and one of the most trafficked Internet destinations worldwide. Yahoo! is where millions of people go every day to see what is happening with the people and things that matter to them most. Yahoo! helps marketers reach that audience with its unique and compelling advertiser proposition. For more information, visit http://pressroom.yahoo.com or the company’s blog, Yodel Anecdotal (http://yodel.yahoo.com).

GOLD

Associated Press
The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. Founded in 1846, AP today is the largest and most trusted source of independent news and information. On any given day, more than half the world’s population see news from AP.
Bloomberg
Get financial news and information from the source that professionals trust. Bloomberg is the source that helps financial professionals from around the world make decisions that move billions of dollars every day. With our news and information services, you can bring the power and scope of Bloomberg to your media outlet.
Marketwire
Marketwire is a full-service partner to communications professionals seeking top-tier news distribution, media management, multimedia and monitoring solutions. With a reputation for technology leadership, Marketwire offers innovative products and services such as Social Media 2.0, Enhanced SEO, Dashboard Mobile Financial, and Mediahub media management. Marketwire serves more than 8,000 clients worldwide through 19 offices on four continents. Visit us at www.marketwire.com.

SILVER

Agence France-Presse
Agence France-Presse (AFP) provides a truly global perspective on the events shaping our world. We offer multimedia services in 8 languages, specially designed for web and mobile platforms. Check out our traffic-generating interactive applications including special packages for the 2010 Vancouver Games and the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Stop by our booth or meet us at the Blogging Bar and visit www.afp.com for more information.
ESPN
ESPN.com, a division of ESPN Inc., is the leading provider of sports on the Internet. ESPN.com, which is the central hub to a network of sites including ESPNdeportes.com, ESPNSoccerNet.com, Cricinfo.com, Racing-Live.com, Scrum.com, ESPNU.com, and many more, also works in conjunction with the Walt Disney Company’s digital media and technology divisions.
Knight-Wallace Fellowships at Michigan
Knight-Wallace Fellowship is designed to broaden perspectives, nurture intellectual growth, and inspire personal transformation. With no deadlines to worry about, you are free to explore the expanse of scholarship available at the University of Michigan. Multiplatform training features a “backpack” of equipment supplied to each Fellow to help tailor new techniques to individual demands. Full-time journalists in any media with five years experience may apply.

BRONZE

The New York Times
NYTimes.com, the world’s #1 newspaper Web site, provides high-quality news, information and entertainment to an infl uential, global audience. Leveraging the power of the Web with the authority of The New York Times, NYTimes.com’s award-winning multimedia brings you closer to the events and people in the news.
Saxotech
SAXOTECH helps media companies meet current and future challenges in the media landscape by providing cost efficient solutions for new business models based on multimedia, multichannel consumer interaction. Our solutions are used to plan, create, edit, design and publish content as well as drive online directories and serve display advertising through multiple channels. Today, SAXOTECH’s solutions are in use by more than 600 news organizations around the world.

EXHIBITORS

AllVoices
Allvoices is a new model for citizen and professional journalism. We’re dedicated to informing users with a unique offering of perspectives from 4,000 global media outlets, reporting from professional journalists, bloggers and eyewitness news accounts from citizen reporters, all free of traditional media filtering. Allvoices’ unique platform geographically and contextually categorizes contributed content to determine relevancy, credibility and encourages openness.
CUNY
The Master of Arts degree in journalism at CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism is a new, intensive, three-semester program designed to train gifted students for a wide variety of careers. There can be no more dynamic environment than New York City, the media capital of the world. The curriculum is built upon a core of seven common courses, followed by options for media tracks and subject matter concentrations.
Demand Studios
Demand Studios produces thousands of articles a day to a large network of premium media brands. To accomplish this, we employ a vast network of freelance writers and editors. With a virtually unlimited supply of work, we are always recruiting experienced, passionate, creative professionals to join our community. With Demand Studios, you can work as much as you want from wherever you want. With a variety of topics to write on and a weekly paycheck – our freelance jobs are both flexible and reliable.
Financial Content
FinancialContent is one of the largest providers of stock market data, business news and content syndication tools for online publishers (Quantcast, March 2009). FinancialContent creates customized solutions for publishers and advertisers to develop revenue opportunities and increase traffic. FinancialContent supports a client base of over 250 publishers and serves over 400 million pages monthly to more than 2,000 media outlets.
Beyond Bootcamp - University of Miami
Beyond Bootcamp Multimedia Workshops are eight intensive three-day sessions taught by industry-leading educators and internationally renowned professionals at the University of Miami’s School of Communications Co-hosted by the Online News Association, the workshops offer journalists the opportunity to focus on developing their storytelling skills using and integrating the latest multimedia tools. Sessions are Jan. 9-12 and Jan. 13-16. For more information or to register, visit http://journalists.org/event/2010beyondbootcamp
News21
News21 allies nearly 100 top students from 12 universities exploring new approaches to in-depth digital journalism. Part of the Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education, News21 has 60-plus richly integrated, innovative multimedia packages that can be used free by any publisher. Current and forthcoming projects emphasize ways America is changing—politically, socially, economically, technologically, environmentally, etc. Contact news@news21.com.
OneSpot
OneSpot is your complete Web aggregation solution. Using advanced content and social link analysis, OneSpot aggregates, filters, and prioritizes the web’s best content for your targeted audiences. Engage readers and become a gateway to popular and related content – on your homepages, article pages, email newsletters, blogs, and Twitter feeds. OneSpot comes ready with revenue-generating options and offers full editorial control.
Poynter
The Poynter Institute (www.poynter.org) is a school devoted to promoting excellence in journalism. It serves journalists, media leaders and citizens in the interest of democracy. Poynter offers training in online and multimedia, leadership and management, reporting, writing and editing, TV and radio, ethics and diversity, journalism education and visual journalism. Poynter’s News University (www.newsu.org), an ONA training partner, offers online group seminars, Webinars and self-directed learning modules.
United Press International
Since 1907, United Press International has been a leading provider of critical information to media outlets, businesses, governments and researchers worldwide. UPI is a global operation with offices throughout the world. UPI licenses content directly to print outlets, online media and institutions of all types. UPI’s distribution partners provide our content to thousands of businesses, policy groups and academic institutions.

FRIENDS

Annenberg School for Communication
The Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California fosters dynamic synergies and multidisciplinary approaches to the study of communication and journalism through unparalleled access to the nation’s and the world’s entertainment, media and technology industries. With more than 80 full-time faculty members, USC Annenberg has become a center for discussion among scholars and professionals in journalism, communication, public policy, media, and education.
CNN Wire
The CNN Wire harnesses the global newsgathering capabilities and resources of CNN’s domestic and international newsgathering. It empowers websites, newspapers and blogs with the content and coverage that makes CNN the most powerful name in news. For more information about the CNN Wire, please contact 404-827-5475.
Knight Fellowship - Stanford University
The John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships is a program for accomplished journalists and journalism entrepreneurs who spend an academic year at Stanford. Each year, 20 Knight Fellows from around the world are selected to work on a proposal of their choice and use Stanford’s many resources to improve journalism. The program’s new emphasis is on journalistic innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership.
Reynolds Journalism Institute
The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (rjionline.org) engages media professionals, scholars and citizens in programs aimed at improving the practice and understanding of journalism. RJI conducts major industry research, participates with leading industry organizations and incubates promising business start-ups. RJI’s annual Fellows Program invites leading journalism scholars to develop new ways to gather, process and deliver news, information and advertising.