Meet Top Digital Media Recruiters at the ONA Career Summit & Job Fair

Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - September 15, 2009) - Meet with recruiters from Yahoo!, AOL News, USA and leading universities and hear career advice from Google News, and LinkedIn at the Online News Association Career Summit & Job Fair, Oct. 1, at the Hilton San Francisco.

The job fair, hosted by ONA, the world's largest membership organization of digital journalists, offers a full day's immersion into learning, networking and job-seeking, as well as an opportunity to meet one-on-one with digital media recruiters. It is also the unofficial kick-off to the Online News Association's 2009 Annual Conference, which follows over the next two days.

The day-long event, open to all job-seekers for a $25 registration fee, starts with a Career Summit focusing on career reinvention, featuring:

--  Krista Canfield, Career Expert, LinkedIn
--  Chris Gaither, Google Global Communications and Public Affairs
--  Neil Chase, Vice President of Author Services, Federated Media
--  Susan Mernit, Knight Challenge Fund winner
--  Bruce Koon, News Director, KQED-FM, Public Media for Northern
--  Kim Moy, Director, Front Page Editorial Programming at Yahoo!
--  Dean Takahashi, lead writer, VentureBeat
--  Mara Covell, Executive Recruiter and Managing Director, Howard-Sloan-

At the afternoon Job Fair, recruiters from leading media companies and schools will meet for pre-arranged and drop-in interviews with job-seekers, who will also benefit from resume critiques and work evaluation with multimedia/online journalist Mark Luckie of 10,000 Words.

To see the complete schedule:

To register for the Career Summit & Job Fair, go to ONA09.

The Online News Association is the world's largest association of online journalists. ONA's mission is to inspire innovation and excellence among journalists to better serve the public. The membership includes news writers, producers, designers, editors, bloggers, technologists, photographers and others who produce news for the Internet or other digital delivery systems, as well as academic members and others interested in the development of online journalism. ONA also hosts the annual Online News Association annual conference and administers the Online Journalism Awards.

Contact Information: Contact: Jane McDonnell Executive Director Online News Association