Join our team

Hello, this is the Photojournalism Hub team! We are looking for people that would join us as volunteers in areas of fundraising, editorial and press. These roles will help us continue deliver our work promoting photojournalism and independent journalism to advocate for human rights and social justice.

Among the most immediate goals is the launch of a printed quarterly photojournalism magazine, an exhibition of the Injustices and Inequalities: Covid-19 journal, secure funds for our contributors, volunteers and admin work.

We need help to achieve and how to secure funds for making these a reality. If you wish to be involved and be part of our team, please find descriptions of our immediate roles.

Our commitment and offer to you:

– Unpaid, volunteering opportunity. Currently, the entire team is working with no pay.
– Attend all the Photojournalism Hub events for free.
– Attend all the Photojournalism Hub Workshops for free.
– Professional guidance.
– Opportunity to lead your own projects, including events.
– References upon request.
– Contribute to human rights and social justice advocacy.
– Be part of the team of a thriving photojournalism organisation.
– Travel expenses paid.

YOUR COMMITMENT TO US:

– A commitment of 4 to 6 hours per week over a minimum of 3 months.
– A commitment to our mission and goals.

HOW TO APPLY

We ask to complete the below application form by March 25th, 2022, 5 PM UTC. Successful applicants will be invited for an interview between March 28h- 5th April.

Available Roles

FUNDRAISER

– Relevant experience in fundraising, and/or in a similar role in a not for profit organisation, charity or community based organisation is ideal, however a background in research, finance is welcome.
– Research and pitch organisations, companies that would sponsor the Photojournalism Hub.
– Help us fundraise for the launch and first edition of printed photojournalism magazine.
– Research funding grants, and submit applications.
– Help us strategise our current membership model with Patreon.

EDITORIAL ASSISTANT

– Support the Photojournalism Hub team by selecting photography for our monthly photo stories pages.
– Support the Photojournalism Hub with our Human Rights in Focus page by writing a piece once a month and/or to select and invite photographers to submit photo stories that are relevant to the page.
– Support the Photojournalism Hub team with securing contributors.
– Minimum experience in writing and/or previous photo editor roles is ideal.

PRESS ASSISTANT

– Support the Photojournalism Hub with their weekly newsletter.
– Video documenting Photojournalism Hub events for archival and marketing purposes.
– Video editing for social media posts and Patreon.
– Support the Photojournalism Hub in writing press releases of our events, workshops and campaigns.
– Experience in writing, video and video editing. Please send links to our attention.

Please complete the below application form by March 25th, 2022, 5 PM UTC. Successful applicants will be invited for an interview between April 1st- 6th April.

Application form

Photojournalism Hub receives an Award for its community photography projects

We are thrilled that the Photojournalism Hub has received a Recognised award by The Faith & Belief Forum and Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London’s Faith Council for the ‘About us’ photography project with older residents living in Hammersmith and Fulham .

According to the Faith & Belief Forum this represents 1 of the 51 projects who: “will be recognised for leading the way in improving the lives of Londoners from all faiths and beliefs.”

Receiving the award was an honour and it was a pleasure to meet
Her Majesty Lieutenant of Greater London Sir Kenneth Olisa OBE

It was an honour to take part of the awards ceremony on the 29th November at the Royal Society of Medicine in central London alongside many charitable organisations and individuals who worked very hard to outreach those most vulnerable in the capital. It was very inspirational.

Many thanks to The Faith & Belief Forum and Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London’s Faith Council for the Recognised Award,  Hammersmith United Charities for their kind support.

To learn more on the project being awarded: https://photojournalismhub.org/2021/11/04/about-us/

FREE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS

We are delighted to announce a series of Free Photography Workshops for people living or working in London Hammersmith and Fulham borough held at White City Place supported by Stanhope Plc.

The workshops will lead the participants to use photography and reporting skills to produce photo stories of each other. The outcome will lead to the production of an online and printed zine containing the photo stories produced by the participants.

With 3 weekly sessions of 1- hour workshops, the time slot selected will be the same for participants throughout the 3 weeks.

Week 1 – 8th November Participants will be invited to work in pairs and guided to work on a visual narrative of each other working from interviewing, reporting, and photography.

Week 2 – 15th November How to create a visual narrative?

Week 3- 22nd November Practical session forming stories from random images brought by the facilitator to the workshop.

Workshop time slots are either from 5 pm – 6 pm or 6 pm – 7 pm for the full 3 weeks. Occupiers of White City Place have the option of a lunchtime slot from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm.

Click here for more information and to book a place

Photojournalism Hub is a community interest company that promotes committed and independent photojournalism to advocate for social justice and the advancement of human rights.

www.photojournalismhub.org

Instagram Takeover with Yushy

18th – 21st October 2021 @photojournalism_hub

We are pleased to present Aiyush Pachnanda @_yushy who will be taking over the Photojournalism Hub Instagram account from Monday the 18th to Thursday 21st October.
Yushi is a British-Indian documentary photographer, specializing in long-form work focusing on different sub-cultures, political issues and music culture Join Yushi from Monday to learn about his compelling work and ask questions. Photo @_yushy

CELEBRATING THE ‘ABOUT US’ PHOTOBOOK

We are thrilled to announce that the photobooks produced with the participants of the ‘About us’ project are printed!
The project worked with senior residents living in London Hammersmith & Fulham and focused on using visual narrative and photography as a tool for self expression and a means to develop and foster togetherness and friendship.
Facilitating this project has been very positive and we are very proud for the achievements that participants accomplished.
A special thanks for their valuable support to the funders of the project @hamunitedcharities.
Thanks to @hammersmith_community_gardens for hosting our sessions in their wonderful Glasshouses in Ravenscourt park, thanks to #TinaWood @masbrocentre for her valuable assistance and the participants for their trust and eagerness to learn and be open to the creative process. It would be a delight to share more on this wonderful community focused project.

We are back to in-person events!

Join us on the 29th June 06:30pm at White City Place, London W12 7TF for our first in person event since Covid-19 pandemic began.

We are so excited to host ‘How has Covid-19 and Brexit impacted the LGBTQ+ communities?’ Talk event welcoming an amazing group of guest speakers Richard Ansett, Tim Boddy, Gemma Mancinelli, Fazal Mahmood and Teddy Prout.

©Gemma Mancinelli
©Tim Boddy
©Richard Ansett
White City Place

To Join us: https://tinyurl.com/4cn63a4c

KNOWING YOU-2

Knowing You-2 is an encompassing Photography and Storytelling project for women of different backgrounds and faiths. During the project, women will learn how to develop and create a photo story, learn how to approach personal stories and visually translating emotions into images, how to develop photo stories from home.

PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN:

Basic Photography

Learn how to research and develop ideas for a photo story

Learn approaches and methods in producing a photo-story

Learn how to develop their photo story

Learn how to visually translate personal stories, emotions and events into photographs

Learn how to work and develop photo-stories from home

Learn how to edit a photo story

The project will run on Zoom and is open to all women in White City, London.

The project is kindly supported by the National Lottery

Looking for a career in Journalism?

Then join the West London Zine project and gain first hand experience of reporting local news stories.

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The Photojournalism Hub is pleased to offer the opportunity to youths (16+) living in White City and Wormholt to participate in a project that provides first hand experience on photography and reporting to produce a West London Zine focusing on local news.
West London Zine project is part of the Photojournalism Hub’s ambitious programme that provides practical opportunities and media work experience for youths (16+) in west London.
The sessions are Free, but registration essential. Please follow this link: here

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