ONA Online Journalism Awards finalists announced

online news association ona logoThe Online News Association announced its list of award finalists today. Us Sentinalians made it to the breaking news category for coverage of the Feb. 2 tornadoes. Shoutouts to fellow Tribsters the Chicago Tribune and Newsday in the awards list as well.

From the ONA:

A total of 70 finalists ranging from small independent sites to some of the biggest brands in online news were selected from more than 700 entries.

The finalists were chosen by a team of distinguished journalists during a two-day event on the USC campus September 7 and 8. Winners in each of the 20 categories will be announced at the OJA Banquet during the 8th annual conference of the Online News Association (ONA), October 18 at the Sheraton Centre, Toronto.

Conference Web site here.

Author: Danny Sanchez

Danny Sanchez is the Audience Development Manager at Tribune's Sun-Sentinel.com and OrlandoSentinel.com. Danny has been with Tribune since 2005 in a variety of editorial, digital and product development roles in Hartford, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale. He has also previously worked in the newsrooms of the Tampa Bay Times and The Miami Herald.