JOURNALIST- MENTAL HEALTH (REMOTE)


ABOUT US:

Hashtag Our Stories is emerging as a lead voice in sharing the perspectives of people creating real change, through video. A unique collection of journalists, editors and techies, we’re helping communities tell their stories with our AR camera tools and then share those deeply relevant stories with our predominantly 13-to-24-year-old audience of over 2 million (and growing).

WHERE YOU CAN FIND US:

Check us out on Snapchat, Insta, Facebook and YouTube.
Every day we share our fresh, global stories on LGBTQ+ experiences, refugees, young changemakers, people positively dealing with their mental health and more, across our shows including:
Our Stories (celebrating diversity and disruptors),
Our Money (entrepreneurs making the world a better place),
Our Minds (sharing mental health journeys),
Our Survivors (personal stories of surviving violence),
Our India (people positively changing India),
Our Health (people finding strength in health challenges) and First Person (innovators fighting to protect our planet, filmed through Snapchat Spectacles).

If you’re passionate about using tech to tell big, positive stories, join our virtually connected, international team of 75 diverse individuals.

HERE’S WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR IN A JOURNALIST:

Fully Remote and Full Time.

Hashtag Our Stories is looking for several new Journalists to join existing teams across each of our daily shows: Our Stories, Our Money, Our Minds, Our Survivors, Our India, Our Health and First Person. Your role will be to help find and tell amazing stories that you feel need to be shared, in documentary-style videos and that appeal to a younger, 13-to-24-year-old audience.

Check out the brief descriptions of each show above and make sure to check them out on Snapchat to see where you might fit best. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Working closely with a team of talented journalists / producers and excellent editors on every step of the process of finding and telling great stories. Every day you’ll be pitching new, unique story ideas, reaching out to organise and conduct interviews with subjects, researching with great attention to detail and getting the facts straight with thorough fact checking. 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

Crucially, you should be fully immersed in current trends and global news, and have a real passion for stories about people positively changing the world. A person who would really excel at this job would be great at on-time delivery, working in a team, organisation and having a passion for telling the kind of stories they’d like to watch. 

A journalism, media or writing degree is preferred but not required as long as you can show that you have the skills and passion with a good portfolio of work. 

Does this sound like you? Get in touch.

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