ONA USFSP is a student chapter of the Online News Association, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting digital journalists. We explore issues related to the creation and consumption of online news. We do this through member-driven projects, events, research and discussion.

Board Members

President: Lorien Mattiacci
Vice President: Amanda Drapiewski
Secretary: Martha Rhine
Treasurer: Graham Colton
Adviser: Casey Frechette, Ph.D.


Current project committees explore video storytelling, social media and other topics related to online news. Future committees will explores with the Crow’s Nest, USFSP’s student paper, and Neighborhood News Bureau, a community journalism initiative.

Lorien Mattiacci and Vanya Iliev greeted prospective club members at the spring 2016 USFSP Get on Board Day.

Join Us!

ONA USFSP is an open, inclusive organization, and all active USFSP students can join via PeteSync. Interested students can also join the national chapter of ONA, which includes membership in ONA Tampa Bay.