Co-founder, Hashtag Our Stories
(Video of Omar’s presentation at ISOJ2018 is below bio, along with article from ISOJ team)
Yusuf Omar is a multi-award winning journalist and co-founder of Hashtag Our Stories, a TEDx speaker, former CNN senior social media reporter on Snapchat and former mobile editor at the Hindustan Times in India where he empowered 750 journalists to tell stories with the phones. He has been a foreign correspondent with just his phone since 2010 and covered the Syrian civil war. At Hashtag Our Stories, he’s empowering mobile video storytelling communities around the world, creating shows in every language.
Omar was a presenter on the panel VIDEO: Cracking the code for successful video online at ISOJ 2018 on Friday, April 13 @ 4:45 p.m.