Social Media Squad (SMS)

 

Are people always telling you to “put your phone away?” One thing is for sure, no one will be telling you that when you join our JCC Maccabi® Social Media Squad (SMS).

The Social Media Squad will be the digital storytellers for JCC Maccabi. As a member of this dynamic elite squad, you will work with digital media professionals to interview athletes, artists, Artists in Residence, coaches, host families, and everyone involved with the Games and ArtsFest. You will share the stories of JCC Maccabi in real time via blogs, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, and other technology platforms. You will learn the best new ways to tell instant stories, build amazing content at the moment and track your success.

Our Social Media Squad will be the digital storytellers for JCC Maccabi. You will learn the best new ways to tell instant stories, build amazing content at the moment as it is happening, and track your success in this collaborative, social media boot camp. #bethestory #WeAreJCCMaccabi

Introducing our 2019 SMS AIR – Lizz Cardwell

 

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY TO TELL THE JCC MACCABI STORY WITH LIZZ!

 

 

 

Lizz Cardwell is a documentary photographer and visual storyteller based in Detroit, Michigan. She serves as the director of visual communications at the Jewish Community Center of Metro Detroit. A motivated visual storyteller, Cardwell specializes in photojournalism, multimedia productions, and editing. Her love of photography stems from a deep-seeded curiosity and desire to learn more about the world around her.

Lizz graduated from the University of Missouri where she earned bachelor’s degrees in photojournalism and international relations. While in school, she worked as a photojournalist for The Columbia Missourian and as a photographer for the university’s social media team. After completing her undergraduate degrees, she went on to earn a master’s degree in visual storytelling from the Danish School of Media and Journalism in Aarhus, Denmark. Lizz is extremely excited to work with the JCC Maccabi Games® and ArtsFest® this summer!

Application Requirements – Social Media Squad (SMS) 2019

What are we looking for?

  • A passion for insight through writing, photography, social media, or TV, whether you love to be in front of or behind the scenes.
  • Experience in one of the following areas: writing, blogging, social media, photography, and or TV/film production
  • Interest in telling a good story
  • Enthusiasm, curiosity, and a desire to collaborate

Please answer the following questions in the text boxes provided on the application.

  1. Tell us your favorite way to share a story.
  2. Tell us briefly about your experiences as an influencer in social media at school, home, and/or in workshops/classes
  3. Show us your best tweet! In 140 characters or less, tell us why you want to participate in JCC Maccabi ArtsFest®
  4. Anything else you would like us to know about you and your social media skills?