Oiimysize Wins Nominet Internet Award 2013

Oiimysize, the online magazine style website we created with a small group of teenage girls from Pimlico, has won the prestigious Nominet Award for ‘Making the Internet a Safer Place’ having beaten runner-up Internet Watch Foundation, the UK hotline for reporting criminal online content and BBC Share Take Care. Targeted at young people to bridge … Continue reading

Oiimysize!

Late night on the estate, London. Two hooded and capped teen boys hang out, waiting for a couple of teen girls. Nervously the girls approach. Tiana used to go out with Stigz, but she’s not sure about this new guy he insisted on bringing along. She thought they were going out to a party, but … Continue reading

Oiimysize – up for a Nominet Award

As part of the Peabody Trusts Staying Safe campaign we developed a group of young girls from Pimlico to find their voice and launch a campaign around sexting. Oiimysize – at it’s heart oiimysize is about trusting your gut instinct and making safe choices when it comes to teenage relationships.  With a photo story, video … Continue reading

Social media planning – join the conversation

I’ve just come back from a really interesting visit to digital marketing agency Think Jam with DiVA Apprentices. Social Media planner Teague gave us some great tips on ‘being social’: THE BASICS Research your audience and find out where they are What platforms do you need to be on to reach them? What content or … Continue reading

2012 – how we delivered on our promise

EOY 2012 – Mediorite, committed to developing young people within media Tackling the root causes of youth unemployment, gang violence and knife crime we build confidence and transferable communication skills with disadvantaged young creatives to get results. Who do we work with? Last year we worked with 261 young Londoners through outreach, as trainees or … Continue reading

Stop & Talk

What started as a website to support the launch of Offcentre film The Right Track became a national campaign featured on The Independent blog, a photography exhibition showcased by Dazed and meetings with the Met Police. It also created opportunities for 11 young creatives and 2 long term unemployed trainees. The issue Every now and … Continue reading

WHAT DOES FREEDOM MEAN TO YOU?

PHOTOGRAPH BY ONDRE ROACH, 18 FROM YH WORLD What started as a brief designed to get writers and photographers in our office to collaborate has become a campaign and exhibition with a film, live performance and 23 works of art. On the anniversary of the riots we’re proud to present FREEDOM – 9th August 6pm … Continue reading

Front page news

Hanging around the BBC Academy gave us so many opportunities. Photographer Kezia Levitas and writer Kara Warschausky got an exclusive interview with Paloma Faith which made front page of this months Hackney Citizen

BBC Academy – a big thanks

Running 10 journalism training sessions for young creatives we got exclusive interviews with Rita Ora, Paloma Faith and Trevor Nelson. We co-delivered sessions with The Independent, The Daily Star, Grime Daily & Hackney Gazette that led to the brightest and the best getting published. Big thanks – “I just wanted to say thank you all … Continue reading

Awards for YH!

We are always looking for a way to continuously work with even more young people and funding helps us to do this. We recently won a funding bid from ‘Awards For All’ to run music video workshops at Workshop 44 in Hackney. Working with a small group of young people aged from 9-17 years old … Continue reading

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    Lucy Ferguson : 07968532923 : lucy@mediorite.co.uk : Unit 21, Celia Fiennes House, 8 - 20 Well Street, Hackney, London, E9 7PX