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Sarah Hill
Works at StoryUP VR
Attended Missouri School of Journalism
Lives in Columbia, MO
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  • Missouri School of Journalism
    Journalism, 1991 - 1993
  • Missouri State University
    1989 - 1991
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Chief Storyteller Story Up Studios VR
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Sarah Hill, is the mother of two teenagers, three if you count her husband. An alum of the Missouri School of Journalism, she's a National Edward R. Murrow and 12 time Mid-America Emmy award-winning Storyteller. Whether it's 360 Storytelling or hands-free live-streaming with Google Glass, Virtual and Augmented Realities are two mediums in which Sarah likes to create. Her company Story Up VR marries technology with advocacy Journalism. A former interactive news anchor, her team at KOMU-TV pioneered the use of multi-way video chat during a newscast. Through that experience, Sarah learned the value of Human Media and eye contact online. As Chief Storyteller at Veterans United Foundation, she told stories about Veterans and military families and used Human Media to give a voice to military charities. Currently, Sarah is working with the Virtual Reality (VR) industry on Honor Everywhere 360, an immersive experience for Veterans not able to physically travel to see their memorials. Sarah has covered the aftermath of the 2004 Tsunami in Sri Lanka and Indonesia and produced documentaries in Vietnam and Guatemala on the world's mobility problem. She likes running, Cheerios, and practical jokes. Do NOT eat her powdered donuts. 
Sarah's Blog about VR, AR and Human Media

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2 grown kids...3 if you count my husband.
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Chief Storyteller for Story Up Studios VR
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VR Journalist, Digital Storyteller, Veterans Cheerleader, Hangout Host, Google+ Power User, Human Media Strategist, 36O video Storytelling, Augmented Reality, Google Glass, blogging, VLogging
Employment
  • StoryUP VR
    Chief Storyteller, 2015 - present
    We capture reality in Virtual Reality. Step inside our stories.
  • Veterans United Network
    Chief Storyteller, 2012 - 2015
  • KOMU-TV
    Anchor/Reporter, 2000 - 2013
  • Missouri School of Journalism
    Adjunct Faculty, 2000 - 2012
  • KRCG-TV
    Anchor/Reporter, 1993 - 2000
  • KFRU- 1400 AM
    City Beat Reporter, 1991 - 1993
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That moment you realize you can step inside the story. Story-Up.com
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Virtual Reality: Where's the good stuff? Thanks for the mention of StoryUp!
There’s a lot of stuff out there. 360 video natively uploaded to Facebook, Youtube, VR platforms like MettaVR and VRideo. Then there are…
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"VR will lead to the democratization of human experience, the same way the internet lead to the democratization of data." #humanmedia 
(and why it’s causing us to change our name)
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Like a lamp shining in a dark place. Make it a great day! 
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Our next virtual reality project begins next week in Brazil and Congo. Empowered by Light, Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation and Conergy are working with our digital creatives at Story Up Studios to allow people to step inside the stories of the Munduruku people in Brazil and the rangers at Virunga National Park in Congo. These protectors of the planet have no access to safe, affordable electricity. Our stories will use Virtual Reality to allow you to experience the remaining lungs of the earth in 360 degrees as if you were there. We'll be VRlogging on our social sites about our journey with EBL to Africa & Brazil. The VR story will be released later this year. Details: http://empoweredbylight.org/2016/05/conergy-expands-impact-as-chief-storytelling-sponsor-for-empowered-by-light/.

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LIKE IT
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Amazing piece of VR. Nice work +Mat Col and team.
 
 
360 degree Mandelbulb 3D fractal animation.  360° instructions: Move your smartphone. Use clicked mouse, WASD-keys or navigation wheel when viewed on monitor. Use your Cardboard, Oculus Rift or other preferred virtual reality device to dive deep into this 3D fractal star and feel it all around you.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQbSJFMmfA8
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Hello Baltimore! Looking forward to tomorrow's keynote at #IMCA2016 on how VR is changing storytelling. Or is it? 
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Behind scenes of our virtual reality shoot in the Amazon. 
StoryUP VR recently returned from a 360 shoot in the village of Sawre` Muybu, Brazil. Our VR project with Empowered by Light and the…
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Hololens Unboxing. We're practicing our "air taps" at StoryUP Studios.
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Share the Memorials on Memorial Day
If you own a +Google Cardboard device, you could be sharing the memorials with a Veteran who is no longer able to physically travel.
If you’re only using your VR viewer simply to watch content or to give demos to prospective clients, you’re missing a huge opportunity to…
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Is VR video watched and shared more?
The results of our case study with +Magnifyre 
With 500 bucks, a ballerina and a 360 video, StoryUP set out to see whether people would watch a 360 video longer than t…
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Why Story is Still King
Our session on Virtual Reality storytelling with the National Association of Broadcasters in Vegas...hosted by Mettle.
360/VR Journalism: Why Story is King | Sarah Hill | NAB 2016
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