Award-winning mobile journalist, co-founder of Hashtag Our Stories.
Yusuf Omar is one the hottest names in MOJO these days.
He has taught sexual abuse survivors in India to tell their stories using Snapchat, reported from the frontlines of the Syrian war solely with his cell phone, and trained more than 750 journalists from Hindustian Times in the art of mobile reporting.
Yusuf won Best Social Short Form at this year's Mojofest Awards in Ireland and was named Mobile Journalist of the year by the Thomson Foundation in 2016. Previously worked for The Hindustian Times where he helped transform the analogue media into a digital news media.
He has also previously worked at CNN and eNCA in South Africa.