New York Comic-Con Seeks Fan Interviewers

Jan 24th 2007
DO YOU WANT TO BE A “JOURNALIST”? HAVE YOU EVER HAD ASPIRATIONS OF INTERVIEWING CELEBRITY TALENT?

New York Comic Con is Seeking Talented Individual to Host Its Podcast Interviews; Submissions Open to Public

Video Applications will be on YOUTUBE for All to See!!

Norwalk, CT, January 24, 2006: 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 MARVEL™ Hulk T-Shirt
• New York Comic Commemorative T-Shirt
• Limited Edition, Exclusive MARVEL™ Icons Venom™ 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.

ABOUT REED EXHIBITIONS: New York Comic Con is operated by Reed Exhibitions which is the world's leading events organizer. In 2006 Reed brought together over six million industry professions from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed events are held in 34 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, and organized by 37 fully staffed offices.

Reed organizes a wide range of events, including exhibitions, conferences, congresses and meetings. It's portfolio of over 460 events serves 52 industry sectors, including: Aerospace and defense, building and construction, design, electronics, energy, oil and gas, entertainment, food and hospitality, gifts, healthcare, IT/telecoms, jewelry, manufacturing, marketing and business services, pharmaceuticals, property, publishing, security, sport and recreation, transport and logistics, travel.

Working closely with professional bodies, trade associations and government departments Reed ensures that each and every event is targeted and relevant to industry needs. As a result, many Reed events are market leaders in their field.

Reed Exhibitions is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc, a FTSE-100 company and world-leading publisher and information provider. In 2005, Reed Elsevier made adjusted profit before taxation of £1,002 million on turnover of £5,166 million.

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