NYCC Wants Podcast Reporter; Asks for Candidates!

Thu, January 25th, 2007 at 12:00am PST

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Norwalk, CT - New York Comic Con (NYCC) is accepting applications immediately for anyone who wants to be the official "voice" for its recently announced podcast initiative.   Do you have what it takes to be a reporter for the 2007 New York Comic Con?   Go behind the scenes, meet the creators and talent, interview the fans, report on the pulse of the industry.   This is the ultimate fan opportunity to be the official broadcast voice of the 2007 New York Comic Con.

NYCC will be held at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City, February 23 – 25.  

NYCC's podcast program is an ambitious endeavor that is free to the general public and will significantly extend the show's reach both nationally as well as throughout the world, virtually making NYCC a convention "without walls," featuring coverage of the event, interviews with celebrities, clips and previews.   Fans may subscribe to the podcasts through the official podcast web site at www.nycccast.com or through popular podcast portals such as iTunes.   They will be able to download the podcasts to their iPod, portable player or cell phone, or they will be able to watch or listen to the episodes directly on their computer through streaming technology.

The lucky winner who will be designated NYCC's Podcast Anchor, will receive two 2007 Commemorative Packages including:

•  Weekend Pass

•  Show Exclusive MARVELâ„¢ Hulk T-Shirt

•  New York Comic Commemorative T-Shirt

•  Limited Edition, Exclusive MARVELâ„¢ Icons Venomâ„¢ Bust

•  SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #35 Variant Sketch Cover by Angel Medina

•  New York Comic Con Ghost Rider Toon Tumbler

HOW TO ENTER:

Step 1:   READ THE OFFICAL RULES AT www.nycomiccon.com/contest and make a video (maximum of 2 minutes) explaining why you should be The Voice of the 2007 New York Comic Con Podcast.

Step 2:   Fill out the registration form at www.nycomiccon.com/contest

Step 3:   Log on to: http://www.youtube.com/group/nycomiccon and upload your video privately to the group. YOU MUST SUBMIT A VIDEO ON YOUTUBE.COM FOR A CHANCE TO WIN.

Very important! You must be available to be in New York at the Jacob Javits Center, February 23-25 to be the Voice of the 2007 New York Comic Con Podcast.

Contest is open from 11:00am on Wednesday, January 24 through 3:59pm on Wednesday, February 14.

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