Inspring and informing humanitarian storytellers

We offer insights and tips for nonprofit and NGO storytellers.
•  •  •  •  •
We think that ethical photography and video stories help nonprofits show the impact of their projects,
and increase funding and emotional connection to their work.
•  •  •  •  •
We believe in empowering people to create a better life for themselves.

 

© Crystaline Kline Randazzo

 

You would never know by looking at these students’ crisp, white shirts and carefully styled hair that they had been attending school for weeks under a tent in Jacmel, Haiti. The school building of Marie Reine Imaculee was damaged and 400+ students no longer had a place to study. Class resumed under tents in steamy hot temperatures. © 2010 Crystaline Kline Randazzo. All Rights Reserved.

Latest Blog Posts

JOBS AROUND THE WORLD: AUGUST 2016

Posted by | August 18

NOTE: Please don’t send your job applications to NGO Storytelling. We aggregate these postings as a service to you. To apply for a position, click the “Learn more about this job” link beneath each listing. Thanks! Head of Content Strategy Creation and Distribution for the World Food Programme in Rome, Italy Leadership […]

Read More

Humanitarian Filmmaker Kate Lord on Involving Beneficiaries in the Filmmaking Process

Posted by | August 11

Kate Lord is a humanitarian filmmaker and photographer based in New York City. She started her career working for The Wall Street Journal as a photo editor and a multimedia producer at NBC Universal. She became a freelancer three years ago so that she could tell more uplifting stories. She […]

Read More

Why Photo Captions Are Important

Posted by | August 9

A few years ago I worked on a nonprofit project that required using pictures from an organization’s photo archive. I searched through file cabinets stuffed with a few thousand pictures, almost none of them labeled with so much as a year, never mind a name, place or context. I would have given […]

Read More

Elisa Morales’s Research on Images in Voluntourism Marketing and Her Advice For More Ethical Photography

Posted by | July 27

Elisa Morales has experience working as a manager in the corporate sector and program manager in the nonprofit sector. She has a MBA in Nonprofit Management and MA in Sustainable International Development from The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. She currently resides in Los Angeles, […]

Read More

Jobs Around the World: July 2016

Posted by | July 21

NOTE: Please don’t send your job applications to NGO Storytelling. We aggregate these postings as a service to you. To apply for a position, click the “Learn more about this job” link beneath each listing. Thanks! Photographer/Photo Editor for the U.N. Relief and Works Agency in East Jerusalem  Assist in […]

Read More

Nelson Mandela International Day 2016

Posted by | July 18

Image used from http://www.letsbefairblog.com/

Read More

The Lighter Side of Humanitarian Storytelling

Posted by | July 14

It’s been another heartaching couple of weeks in this world. Clashes in South Sudan, bombings in Turkey and shootings in the United States. It can be easy to lose sight of the humanity and the hope still out there – and of course, there is plenty of both. So with all […]

Read More

Why Naming Your Files Matters

Posted by | July 7

While working recently with several organizations to create multimedia pieces out of their existing archives, I’ve been surprised to find that no one seems to name their files (unless they come from a professional photographer).   Why is naming your files important? Here are a few reasons why I believe […]

Read More

Jobs Around the World: June 2016

Posted by | June 24

NOTE: Please don’t send your job applications to NGO Storytelling. We aggregate these postings as a service to you. To apply for a position, click the “Learn more about this job” link beneath each listing. Thanks! ———- Communications Officer for Protection International in Bangkok,Thailand   50% internal communications (meeting translations, […]

Read More

Sign Up


Join other storytellers receiving insights on writing, photographing and filming for nonprofits – plus a free e-book on photo storytelling!