College Contributors Program


Zivvy is a news media startup aimed at a Gen Z audience, creating news that’s credible, unbiased and focused on formats and issues that matter to this generation. We want to help inform, engage and empower you - the new generation of changemakers. 

We are looking for GEN Z CONTRIBUTORS to create innovative and engaging social media content for an audience of 16-25 year olds. You will be able to learn from other contributors and more established journalists while working on your articles, videos and social media posts. This is a paid position and an excellent opportunity to get published, inform and educate your peers, and sharpen your creative and journalistic chops. Members of our contributor network will also have access to training sessions, speakers and networking events.

Why you:

You care about political, social and global issues and are passionate about the idea of explaining them in a creative and compelling way. You are excited about contributing to a media startup that speaks to your generation about how to make the world a better place. 

What you'll do: 

  • Work with our team to research and develop a timely and distinctive topic to educate others about.

  • Create a TikTok video, digital news story, Instagram post or other product explaining your topic through the format of your choice, whether it’s through an on-camera or voice-over video, an illustration or graphic novel-style post, a data visualization, etc.

  • Help build our community by sharing your content to your network.  

What you’ll bring: 

  • Strong research, verbal and written communication skills that will connect with a young audience. 

  • Experience creating social media content 

  • Passion for journalism and civic engagement

  • TikTok/Instagram Reel know-how and/or video/audio editing skills are preferred but are not required