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About Us

Humans of Kuala Lumpur (HOKL) is an online platform (media startup) primarily targeted for millennials, featuring real, intimate
stories about humanity through storytelling, photography and videography as the medium to advocate social awareness, initiate social changes and tell stories with our huge number of followers.

HOKL also streamlines our social projects in support of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Through our expertise, besides crafting engaging photostories on our platform, we have expanded into creating digital content – providing full photography and videography services.

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In HOKL, we organise one campaign every three months and we collaborate with various organisations and individuals. If you want to be a part of something big, do apply with us below

Open to all university students and fresh graduates in any field.

Period: A minimum of three months, with meetings once a month and at least 2 outings a month to be considered to have completed the programme.

Duties:
Handling Stories portfolios

Interns are to produce stories once they are ready.

Uploading stories on Facebook and Instagram

1) Transcribe, edit and write stories given by the Person-In-Charge.
2) Accompany Master Storytellers on photohunts/interview/video interviews and assignments with clients.
3) Learning and helping with video work.
4) Assist admin work when needed.
5) Assist in organizing upcoming workshop and events (Exhibitions).

Capstone Project:

For the final month of the internship, the Intern shall engage in a project of their own, with a minimum of 10 photo stories to be submitted. The project’s theme and the topic is to be proposed by the intern and vetted by HOKL’s team. The intern will present the photography and journalistic work of their project to the committee, and upon completion and publishing of the stories of the intern, the Intern has passed their internship and if exceptional, will be considered to be part of the Core Team and recognized as a Junior Storyteller. A certificate of completion will be given.

To apply please fill in this form.

 

Humans of Kuala Lumpur (HOKL) is an online platform (media startup) primarily targeted for millennials, featuring real, intimate stories about humanity through storytelling, photography, and videography as the medium to advocate social awareness, initiate social changes and tell stories with our huge number of followers.

*As this position is part-time, you are required to come into the office four times a week. (We are based in Ampang)

You must be:

  1. Comfortable with meeting new people as you will be required to go out frequently for interviews.
  2. Strong skill set in Editing and Transcribing.

Photography skills are a plus!

Occasionally you will be helping out with some video work/video interviews

Background in English, Journalism or Mass Communications is preferred.

*Once your application has been reviewed, we will send you an unedited story to review your editing skills.

To apply, please fill up this form.

Humans of Kuala Lumpur (HOKL) is an online platform (media startup) primarily targeted for millennials, featuring real, intimate stories about humanity through storytelling, photography, and videography as the medium to advocate social awareness, initiate social changes and tell stories with our huge number of followers.

As a storyteller, you are responsible for generating and managing the content of our social media.

What you will do:

1) You will be required to travel around Kuala Lumpur to interview Malaysians of various backgrounds
2)Transcribing audio files (and backlogged audio files)
3) Editing transcribings
4) Uploading it onto our social media

Requirements:

Strong skillset in Editing and Transcribing.

Comfortable with meeting new people.

Photography and photo editing skills are a plus!

Background in English, Journalism or Mass Communications will be given a higher priority.

*Successful candidates will be contacted through Whatsapp, we will then send you an unedited story to test your editing skills.

To apply, please click on this form.

Volunteer With Us!

By volunteering with us, you will be:

1) Joining us for our monthly photohunts.

2) Pick up new skills (photography + story editing)

3) You will get to meet new people.

4) Work on projects that Humans of Kuala Lumpur will be spearheading.

Apply now by sending over your CV at hello@humansofkl.com

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