Members of the Online News Association (ONA) have reelected Robert Hernández and elected José Zamora to its Board of Directors.
Both will be on the board for a two-year term.
Robert is one of 6 incumbents reelected to the board. A former Director of Development at the Seattle Times, he is now an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice at the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.
José, the only new board member, is Director of Strategic Communications for Univision. He’ll join the Board Jan. 1, 2015.
Richard Koci Hernández, a former photographer for the San Jose Mercury News and now Assistant Professor New Media, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, will leave the board at the end of the year.
The 5 other re-elected members are: Mandy Jenkins, Editor, Storyful’s Open Newsroom; Jody Brannon, Digital Media Consultant and ONA Vice President; Greg Linch, Special Projects and News Apps Producer, The Washington Post; Jim Roberts, Executive Editor and Chief Content Officer, Mashable, and Benét Wilson, Co-Editor-in-Chief, AirwaysNews.com.
ONA is the world’s largest membership organization of digital journalists.