KEEPING OUR COMMUNITY INFORMED
A project dedicated to utilizing the power of citizen journalism, empowering people by enabling them to report on news in their localities & to keep others informed.
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Record or snap pictures and get paid!
Rider Falls Into Drain Trying to Cross 'Bridge'
28 December 2020
Location: Malim Jaya, Melaka
With more and more stories of people hitting potholes and getting seriously injured, or even worse, suffering life-ending injuries, this accident was also unfortunate in the same vein.
Chin Ka Yee
Plume of Black Smoke Seen Across KL
24 December 2020
Location: Wisma Trax, KL
At approximately 9:30pm yesterday night (22/12/2020), a plume of black smoke could be seen over Kuala Lumpur.
Crash at Intersection Leaves Rider Unresponsive
17 December 2020
Location: Sungai Petai, Alor Gajah
As seen in the video above, an accident occurred by an intersection in Sungai Petai, Alor Gajah. 2 vehicles were seen involved in the accident, 1 being a Proton Waja, and another being a motorcyclist.
A brief summary on how LokalWav works
1 - SHOOT
Start shooting with your mobile device when you see anything newsworthy or interesting.
2 - REPORT
Accompany your video/images with a detailed explanation of what happened, either verbally within the video or by text.
3 - SUBMIT
Submit your videos/images to us. You can do so via Whatsapp - It's that simple!
4 - REVIEW
Our team will review your content to determine whether to approve or deny your submission.
5 - GET PAID
Upon approval, your content will be monetized, and you will be paid according to the amount of views you receive!
What should I film?
What are the videos/images for?
Once approved, your videos/images will be posted and shared on the Newswav app. They will act as a source of news, helping to inform other Malaysians on what's happening around them.
Do I have to download any other apps?
All you need is your smartphone! Start filming, send it in & get rewarded!
How do I receive payment?
You'll have to come to Newswav office for the payout. Once we've verified your identity & confirmed your payout amount, payment will be made via online transfer within 5 working days.
What if someone else films the same content as me?
We will select based on the quality of the videos/images as well as the speed of submission. Approval & decision by Newswav is final.
Can I send in as many submissions as I want?
Definitely! There's no quota on number of story submissions to be sent in - do bear in mind that your content will be subjected to Newswav approval.
I have questions that are not here!
No worries! We're ready and waiting to answer all your questions! Feel free to contact us at:
Whatsapp: 010-423 0922
Do I need to be in the videos/images?
It's entirely up to you! You could just film the content without including yourself, OR you could host your very own stories if you'd like - the options are endless!
Can I submit only photos?
Yes! We'll turn your images into article, and we recommend you to submit at least 5 images for each story.
Do I have to edit the content myself?
No! Just send us the raw footage/image, and we'll edit the videos/write the articles for you!