Become a YOU Effect contributor

What is YOU Effect?

Founded by One Young World Ambassador Kelly Lovell, YOU Effect is a global crowd-sourced media platform powered by young leaders.  YOU Effect believes in sharing media that matters most to today’s generation. Through an online publication and web series, YOU Effect works to empower a generation of change by sharing the passions, opinions, and youth perspectives on pop culture topics, world events and news.

Become a YOU Effect contributor

YOU Effect is seeking passionate young leaders, writers, media enthusiasts and young professionals to share their perspectives of today’s pop culture and world news. Kelly is recruiting for international editors and lead columnists to join her international media team and represent the voice of young leaders in their country.

We all know Huffington Post & Humans of New York…you are invited to join YOU Effect in leading a media movement for the Youth of the World!

Please see below for the various ways you can get involved in the movement to create meaningful media powered by youth.

Regional Reporter/Writer

Submit articles, opinions pieces and stories on topics you are passionate about to the YOU Effect blog. Topic themes include world issues, pop culture/entertainment news, fashion, innovation and inspiring leadership stories.

NOTE: there are opportunities for keen writers/journalists to lead their own regular column section or become a volunteer editor for their region. Please contact [email protected] for further details.

Freelance Photographers/Videographers

Join YOU Effect's international media team to help bring coverage to regional events and news stories.


Submit your work embodying the youth voice or capturing the essence of today’s pop culture topics relevant to our generation. There are also opportunities for animators to assist in creating mini 30 second shorts to be paired along some of YOU Effect's celebrity video interviews in their web series.

#YOUvoices Contributor

Submit your story to be profiled in YOU Effect's global community. Share your leadership work, current change projects, and highlight the impact you are creating in your community. #YOUvoices an exclusive series dedicated to embracing the voice of today’s change leaders, like yourself. Share your story in the form of a blog article or video at and tag #YOUvoices on social.

NOTE: all roles are freelance & volunteer. You can submit content as often or as few as your schedule permits.