Communications and media outreach work
CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation (found, researched, wrote, planned, edited and commissioned 28 stories for the 25 years anniversary series to mark the organisation's 25th anniversary. Helped media advisors place stories. Wrote and edited testimonials. Presented workshops at a workshop for communications officers from NGOs from all across Africa. Wrote a press release for the launch of the Gates Goalkeepers Youth Action Accelerator report and developed a social media toolkit which resulted in over 2,000 applications for the fund https://bit.ly/2Dl8ZG4
Activate Uganda - handled social media, created short videos, proofread a press release and pitched a placed a story in the lead-up to their main event the Source of the Nile, the first ultra trail marathon in Uganda https://bit.ly/34sFUo8
Peripheral Vision International (PVI) - wrote scripts for short films and found and interviewed case studies.
Kids Club Kampala - nominated the charity for an award with Cosmopolitan magazine which they won and resulted in increased visibility. Advised on story angles and media placement https://bit.ly/2pXRNn6
Aide et Action Cambodia - travelled with staff around provinces, taking photos and interviewing children for stories https://bit.ly/34ku9A2
Child's i Foundation - edited an annual report, assisted with social media, media placement of stories, and assisted with set-up at their annual ball.
London Legacy - helped with media outreach, placing stories in the Australian media in London, and volunteering as a fundraiser at their annual ANZAC Day and Remembrance Day ceremonies.
Terrence Higgins Trust - worked in their London press office for a year, doing news monitoring.
I've also volunteered for Crisis at Christmas in London three years in a row, quickly building and maintaining rapport with homeless people at a rough sleepers centre.