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Become an e-Reporter or e-Photographer!

e-Reporter/e-Photographer Requirements
e-Reporter e-Photographer

On MLK Day (January 17, 2011), using your own mobile phone, send hourly text messages (Tweets) about the accomplishments of your MLK Day project.  You must send a minimum of 5 tweets. 

Reports might include:

  1. 50 volunteers have arrived to sort and pack food.
  2. 25 volunteers are serving meals.
  3. 100 people have been served meals.
  4. 40 families have picked up food. 200 meals have now been served. 

On MLK Day (January 17, 2011), using your own mobile phone and/or digital camera, take photographs of the actions taking place at your MLK Day project and email/upload them to Flickr. You will be expected to send photographs, with captions, on an hourly basis with a minimum of five photos.

Please submit candid photos; rather than posed photos. Photos might include:

  1. Opening ceremony with guest speaker.
  2. Volunteers signing in.
  3. Volunteers in service: painting, reading to children, conducting health fair, etc.
  4. Closing ceremony activities.

NOTE:  Please ensure that all volunteers have signed a photo release form

  • You must have a mobile telephone with the ability to send text messages.
  • Not sure how to use twitter?  We will teach you.
  • You must have a mobile telephone with a built-in camera.  Alternatively, you can use a digital camera (if you have a computer on which you may upload photos hourly). 
  • Not sure how to use Flickr?  We will teach you. 
To Apply, please complete the form below.
e-Reporter/e-Photographer Application Form
I am interested in being an:*
Phone Number*
Address Continued
Email Address
twitter Name (If you have one)
Are you affiliated with one of the following national organizations?
I have a mobile phone that has the capacity to text
I have a mobile phone or digital camera with the ability to upload pictures hourly
I have a blog and/or would like to write a blog post for the MLK Day blog
I need assistance learning to use twitter/Flickr
I understand that depending on my calling plan that I may incur charges from my mobile phone carrier

Note: Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

By clicking on submit, you agree that the Corporation for National and Community Service has permission to post your story of service on and/or use your story to promote service through media and collateral materials such as, but not limited to, other websites that promote service and volunteering, news releases, and printed publications. By clicking submit, you also agree that the Corporation for National and Community Service has permission to edit your story to meet editorial standards while not changing the context of your story. Last names may be omitted to protect privacy.

OMB Control Number: 3045-0122

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