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Sarah Hill
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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
Introduction
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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5 Things Brands Need to Understand About Virtual Reality Video
5 Things Brands Need to Know About Immersive Video Virtual Reality could be the next computing platform but is immersive media more compelling than regular video viewed through a fixed rectangle? Along with Magnifyre, StoryUP...
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Tucked away in booths in the North Hall of the convention center were some VR gems you may have missed. Mettle Storyteller Tips: Nick Bicanic of RVLVR Labs Mettle/Skybox, founded by Chris Bobotis and his wife Nancy, hosted a...
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VR Storytellers and Viewers now both have their hands on the wheel. 
The tools for immersive storytellers are getting easier thanks to talented creators who are bringing their software, hardware and content out of stealth mode. We're already using half a dozen different software programs to cr...
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We are losing our WWII Veterans at a rate of 500 a day. Tell a Veteran about how they can virtually visit their memorials.  honoreverywhere.com 
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Hangout begins in 10 minutes. 
 
Join The News Lab and StoryUP VR as we discuss Immersive Storytelling with panelists: 

Sarah Hill:  StoryUP, VR Journalist, Moderator
Ryan Whitehead: Creative Director, IM360
Jessica Brillhart: Google Filmmaker in Residence
Robert Hernandez:  USC VR Journalism
Marcelle Hopkins: Independent VR Journalist
Annie Lukowski: Founder, Vanishing Point Media 
Nick Bicanic: Filmmaker, RVLVR Labs
Jim Gelduldick:  GoPro, Marketing Manager

Questions include:
What challenges have you had to overcome with VR storytelling?
What are some of the tools/cues you're using to direct the audience's attention?
Should we be directing the audience's attention?
How is storytelling and editing in the sphere different? Liberating?  Confining?
What are some tools that don't exist now that would be helpful to exist in the future?
What new ethical questions have arisen in your shop in regards to immersive storytelling?
What advice would you give other immersive storytellers on learning the nuances of spherical storytelling?
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Google News Lab. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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Fri, April 8, 4:00 PM
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A woman steps inside the woods to better understand where homeless Veterans sleep. At first blush, telling stories in 360 sounds liberating as it appears you're operating without a frame. This new found freedom evaporates qu...
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Our Hololens arrived today! We're using it to build an app that allows you to search and pull up names from the Vietnam Wall #honoreverywhere 
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Liquid Cinema Closeup 
A new way to edit VR video that allows you to direct viewer attention. 
http://www.seemehuman.com/2016/04/forced-perspective-how-liquid-cinema.html
The tools for immersive storytellers are getting easier thanks to talented creators who are bringing their software, hardware and content out of stealth mode. We're already using half a dozen different software programs to cr...
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Do you have to of storys people who" storytelling rabbit eyes half yopen
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If appetite is high: "No one can be responsible for you"!
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NAB Session on VR Storytelling
Join me at #nabshow  today at 1:30 for a session on VR Storytelling. http://www.mettle.com/mettle-showcasing-360-vr-filmmakers-at-nab/ 
Mettle Showcasing 360|VR Filmmakers at NAB
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Best fried chicken ever. Don's Family Style in Huntsville, MO goes through 3500 lbs of chicken a week. It's that good. 
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Hangout on VR Storytelling 
Join us as we take a deep dive into Virtual Reality Storytelling. 
How do you ensure your viewers are seeing what you want them to see?
 
Join The News Lab and StoryUP VR as we discuss Immersive Storytelling with panelists: 

Sarah Hill:  StoryUP, VR Journalist, Moderator
Ryan Whitehead: Creative Director, IM360
Jessica Brillhart: Google Filmmaker in Residence
Robert Hernandez:  USC VR Journalism
Marcelle Hopkins: Independent VR Journalist
Annie Lukowski: Founder, Vanishing Point Media 
Nick Bicanic: Filmmaker, RVLVR Labs
Jim Gelduldick:  GoPro, Marketing Manager

Questions include:
What challenges have you had to overcome with VR storytelling?
What are some of the tools/cues you're using to direct the audience's attention?
Should we be directing the audience's attention?
How is storytelling and editing in the sphere different? Liberating?  Confining?
What are some tools that don't exist now that would be helpful to exist in the future?
What new ethical questions have arisen in your shop in regards to immersive storytelling?
What advice would you give other immersive storytellers on learning the nuances of spherical storytelling?
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Google News Lab. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
Q&A
Preview
Live
Google News Lab and StoryUp VR present: A conversation on Immersive Storytelling
Fri, April 8, 4:00 PM
Hangouts On Air - Broadcast for free

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My take on the many new ways virtual reality is directing viewers' attention. 
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