NOT REGISTERED? REGISTER HERE

the hub

Welcome, journalists, to The Hub!

Hub gettrained

GET TRAINED

Start with our core training in solutions journalism, offered in the form of webinar, in-person training, or the online self-directed Learning Lab.

Hub finishyourstory

FINISH YOUR STORY

Apply for a travel grant, get matched with a mentor/mentee, and workshop your story with other members to help polish your piece.

Hub findyourcommunity

FIND YOUR COMMUNITY

Connect with your local coordinator (or start your own community!) and join our Facebook group to hear about events, expand your network, and get a lead on your next story.

Hub celebrate

LET US CELEBRATE YOU!

Submit your published solutions journalism to our Solutions Story Tracker® (we’ll promote it on our channels), and start the search for your next story lead!

RECENT STORIES BY MEMBERS
Julia
Hotz

@hotzthoughts

EMPLOYER

University of Cambridge

LOCATION

Cambridge, UK

Being Outside Boosts Your Health, but not Everyone Has Ample Access to Nature
Julia Hotz

Bitterroot

October 18, 2019

Text / 800-1500 Words

Studies have routinely shown that spending time outdoors is good for health, so programs are being implemented in the United States in order to inc...

Julia
Hotz

@hotzthoughts

EMPLOYER

University of Cambridge

LOCATION

Cambridge, UK

Being Outside Boosts Your Health, but not Everyone Has Ample Access to Nature
Julia Hotz

Bitterroot

October 18, 2019

Text / 800-1500 Words

Studies have routinely shown that spending time outdoors is good for health, so programs are being implemented in the United States in order to inc...

Julia
Hotz

@hotzthoughts

EMPLOYER

University of Cambridge

LOCATION

Cambridge, UK

Being Outside Boosts Your Health, but not Everyone Has Ample Access to Nature
Julia Hotz

Bitterroot

October 18, 2019

Text / 800-1500 Words

Studies have routinely shown that spending time outdoors is good for health, so programs are being implemented in the United States in order to inc...

Anna
Patton

@Patushka140

EMPLOYER

Freelance

LOCATION

London, United Kingdom

On air: The live radio show tackling mental health taboos
Anna Patton

Pioneers Post

October 18, 2019

Text / 800-1500 Words

Based out of the city of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, a live radio show is tackling the stigma around mental health care by combining their platform wi...

Tina
Rosenberg

@tirosenberg

EMPLOYER

New York Times and SJN

LOCATION

New York City

Building for Real With Digital Blocks
Tina Rosenberg

The New York Times

October 15, 2019

Text / 1500-3000 Words

To get input on city design plans from citizens without any technical knowledge, some city planners are turning to Minecraft, an easy-to-use comput...

Kimberley
Brown
EMPLOYER

freelance

LOCATION

Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador

In Ecuador, one woman has given shelter to over 8,500 Venezuelans
Kimberley Brown

Al Jazeera

September 30, 2019

Text / 800-1500 Words

Carmen Carcelen lives in northern Ecuador with her husband, eight children, and hundreds of Venezuelan migrants who are fleeing poverty, violence, ...

Olivia
Cuthbert

Liv_Cuthbert

EMPLOYER

Freelance

LOCATION

London

Spread the word: the Iraqis translating the internet into Arabic
Olivia Cuthbert

The Guardian

October 8, 2019

Text / Under 800 Words

Disseminating knowledge means making websites, articles, and books available in more languages beyond English. A partnership between students at th...

Elizabeth
Van Brocklin
EMPLOYER

The Trace

LOCATION

New York, NY, USA

The Art of Surviving
Elizabeth Van Brocklin

The Trace

October 8, 2019

Multi-Media / Over 3000 Words

Producing art restores dignity and a sense of purpose to victims of violence who suffer from disability and chronic pain. In New York City, the Ope...

Tara
Gatewood

@taran8v

EMPLOYER

Native America Calling

LOCATION

Albuquerque, NM, USA

When preserving culture turns to shaming
Tara Gatewood

Native America Calling

October 2, 2019

Podcast / Over 15 Minutes

To preserve culture, especially language, elders and leaders in Native American communities often rely on shaming. Although this practice has prove...

Hadeel
Abdel-Nabi

@Hadeel_WithIt

EMPLOYER

Mount Royal University

LOCATION

Calgary, AB, Canada

Should Calgary have free-fare transit?
Hadeel Abdel-Nabi

The Sprawl

September 24, 2019

Text / Over 3000 Words

Though Calgary already goes further than some cities in the public transportation sphere by offering a free-fare downtown zone, other cities that o...

SJN'S CRITERIA FOR GOOD SOLUTIONS JOURNALISM:
  • Comes from a news outlet; has a date and a byline.
  • Focuses primarily on a response to a problem.
  • Conveys insight, so that its lessons are relevant and teachable to others.
  • Provides evidence of an approach's success or failure.
  • Addresses an approach's shortcomings or limitations.
  • Avoids advocacy, PR, and hero worship—instead focusing on credible, objective reporting.
SUBMIT A NON-ENGLISH STORY

Great suggestion! So great, that we already have that story listed in the Solutions Story Tracker®. View it here.

It may take a few weeks to see your piece in the Solutions Story Tracker®, as we have a backlog of submissions longer than Ben Hur that we’re diligently working to eliminate. We appreciate your patience.

I WORK IN, TEACH, OR STUDY JOURNALISM Not a journalist, but I want to learn about solutions.
AS A MEMBER, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:
  • Access our training curriculum or attend a training
  • Share your stories
  • Join a local community of journalists
  • Attend story workshops and events to hone your craft
  • Get funding and additional support
  • Access the full Solutions Story Tracker®
  • Save favorite stories and create collections in your user profile
  • Receive emails containing the above offerings via occasional email throughout your membership
TO JOIN, PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION (*=REQUIRED)

Not a journalist? Register here instead.

Your information will be used to better support and enable your membership. We care about your privacy and, in accordance with GDPR regulations, request your consent before giving you access to the membership services described above. You will also receive customized communications tailored to your interests as described by your selections. We will never sell your information to 3rd parties. You can cancel your membership and change your communications preferences at any time, though this may prevent you from participating in the opportunities provided by this program. View our full privacy policy here. By clicking submit, you accept these terms.

Here is what you will get:
  • Unlimited access to thousands of stories from around the world
  • First look and access to new features, tools, and resources
  • Curated newsletters with top stories
  • Invitations to SolutionsU® community events
  • Receive emails containing the above offerings via occasional email throughout your membership
  • And much more to come…
It’s easy and will take less than 2 minutes.

Journalist or J-School? Register here instead.

Your information will be used to better support and enable your membership. We care about your privacy and, in accordance with GDPR regulations, request your consent before giving you access to the membership services described above. You will also receive customized communications tailored to your interests as described by your selections. We will never sell your information to 3rd parties. You can cancel your membership and change your communications preferences at any time, though this may prevent you from participating in the opportunities provided by this program. View our full privacy policy here. By clicking submit, you accept these terms.

Photo Credits: Almudena Toral; Cody Pope; Matt Stokes; Kriston Bethel; Noah Friedman-Rudovsky

All other photos are licensed under Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike 2.0 Generic Creative Commons license, and are credited to the following photographers: Rowan El Shimi; Samuele Arcidiacono; Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum 2017 © DW/H. W. Lamberz

Thank you to SurveyHero.com for letting us create online surveys for free