The Dow Jones News Fund chose 11 college students to receive free registrations to attend the Online News Association virtual convention happening Oct. 1-16 through its Emerging Journalists program.

The aim is to offer opportunities for diverse students whether at universities or community colleges to build their skills and professional networks at these important gatherings.

Attendees will write and tweet about their experiences at the conferences.

Students attending ONA20:
Thea Barrett, University of Pittsburgh
Rachel Dalloo, Baruch College
Lillian Eden, Boston University
Tamia Fowlkes, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Hannah Green, Boston University
Kysha Hancock, Morgan State University
Thomas Manglona II, Stanford University
Richard Mendez, Hunter College
Dejania Oliver, Florida A&M University
Remy Samuels, University of Pittsburgh
Noella Williams, Florida A&M University