VISUAL EDITORS is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2004.

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Educational purpose

The non-profit provides scholarship opportunities to students and the public through annual competitions, online courses, workshops, social media groups, and screenings. Visual Editors helps student journalists and professionals raise professional standards and to help make journalism practices more transparent to lay people. 

Develops and embraces scholarship projects
Visual Editors brings non-fiction visual storytellers together. VizEds built the first social network for visual journalists in 2004 that allowed international journalists to share and critique the best in visual reporting.

An interactive, online partnership
Visual Editors partners with top learning providers to bring affordable interactive training for NGOs, schools and teachers to help students and staff learn state-of-the-art journalism techniques. Media professionals from newsrooms and classrooms volunteer their time in Visual Editors learning laboratories and projects.

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.  

Give to make a tax deductible contribution.
Institutional donors may request a copy of the organization’s 501(c)3 ruling from the IRS and the certificate of good standing issued by the Secretary of State.

Visual Editors,NFP is listed in Guidestar.