ONA announces 2007 Online Journalism Award finalists

The Online News Association today revealed the finalists for the 2007 Online Journalism Awards, to be presented at the ONA’s annual conference, October 18 in Toronto.

The Washington Post led all finalists with four nominations. The New York Times, Denver Post and the Washington Post Co.’s Slate won three nominations each. Two nominations went to the Center for Public Integrity, ESPN, the Miami Herald, New West, Newsday, Orlando Sentinel, Roanoke.com and the Toronto Star.

A panel of judges selected the finalists during a two-day retreat at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication (publisher of OJR). This year’s judges were:

  • Lane Beauchamp. Managing Editor CBS Television Stations Digital Media
  • Suki Dardarian, Managing Editor, News Coverage and Enterprise, The Seattle Times
  • Jeff Dionise, Design Director, USAToday
  • Rich Jaroslovsky, Executive Editor, government and economy, Bloomberg News
  • Sandeep Junnarkar, Associate Professor, The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and Contributing Writer, OJR
  • Logan Molen, Vice president / Interactive Media, The Bakersfield Californian
  • Kim Moy, Managing Editor, Broadband at Yahoo!
  • Jill Hunter Pellettieri, Slate Magazine
  • Laura Sellers, Online Director, East Oregonian Publishing Co.
  • Jonathan Weber, Founder and Editor in Chief, New West

    For the complete list of OJA finalists, see the ONA’s website.

  • About Robert Niles

    Robert Niles is the former editor of OJR, and no longer associated with the site. You may find him now at http://www.sensibletalk.com.


    1. Can’t get more mainstream than this. What happened to Indy media at least getting a nod?