Facebook Video Storytellers Africa (A FREE Mobile Journalism Course)

Facebook Video Storytellers Africa is a training program from the Facebook Journalism Project in partnership with the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ). The training is led by Hashtag Our Stories, a global network of mobile storytellers. 

The Facebook Journalism Project works with publishers around the world to strengthen the connection between journalists and the communities they serve. It also helps address the news industry’s core business challenges.

HashtagOurStories empowers mobile storytelling communities with social media and video skills. Stories are better when we tell them together.

Facebook Video Storytellers

The six-week, self-directed Facebook Video Storytellers course starts on September 21. It will prepare participants to discover story ideas as well as shoot, script, edit, upload and distribute high-quality videos using a mobile phone.

FREE COURSE: Facebook Video Storytellers-Africa

??Learn how to shoot and edit video stories with your phone. Take the Facebook Video Storytellers-Africa course.It’s 6 weeks and FREE. Perfect for journalists, vloggers and anyone from Africa with stories to tell. Online course starts 21st Sep. Sign up here With @Facebook Journalism Project International Center for Journalists and Hashtag Our Stories.

Slået op af Hashtag Our Stories i Søndag den 6. september 2020

Storytellers who successfully complete this interactive course may apply to participate in a mentorship program and compete for prizes of U.S. $1,500. 

The course is open to journalists, student journalists and other content creators from Africa.

Click here to Apply

For help with this form or questions about the program please email

Deadline: 18th September 2020


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