Visual Editors is a non-profit organization that provides education resources and recognition to promote excellence in visual journalism.
Founded in 2004, the non-profit supports journalists, educators and students with educational resources, tools and opportunities for developing non-fiction visual storytelling projects.
Visual Editors produces the Mobile Journalism Awards global competition to recognize excellence in visual storytelling.
We serve a global community of journalists and educators.
- 2,100 members in a LinkedIn Group
- 2,000 members in a Facebook Group
VISUAL EDITORS is a 501(c)3 non-profit organized for educational purposes.
Educational purpose The non-profit provides learning opportunities to students and the public through online courses, workshops, social media groups, and seminars. The Visual Editors education concept helps student journalists and also helps make journalism practices more transparent to lay people.
Develops and embraces new technologies Visual Editors embraces emerging technologies to bring visual storytellers together. VizEds was using the power of social media years before that term or the potential educational impact of this media was was widely understood.
An interactive, online learning laboratory We partner with online learning providers to bring affordable interactive tutorials for NGOs, schools and teachers to help students and staff learn state-of-the-art journalism techniques.
Promotes excellence in visual journalism Visual Editors brings to the vanguard leading scholarly topics, journalism case studies, interviews, and media developments of interest to students of journalism.