With 28 years experience in the broadcast industry, Tim has been involved in multiple facets of the African television, music, events and youth culture space. Recently, he was in charge of Music & Talent for Coca-Cola’s 2018 FIFA World Cup Campaign in Africa.
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.
Sumaiya Omar is a Co-founder of Hashtag Our Stories. Sumaiya has spent five years experimenting with emerging news platforms like Snapchat and Instagram in South Africa, India and the UK and has conducted mobile journalism workshops with broadcasters across Europe. She also writes for the International News Media Association (inma.org) and the Thomson Foundation (TFJNow).
Over the past 10 years, Australian designer and artist, Gemma O’Brien, has taken her passion for typography and built a flourishing career around drawing letters. Her bold type, expressive calligraphy and detailed illustration can be seen in advertising campaigns, editorial publications and large-scale murals in galleries and interiors around the world.