Newzulu.com Offers Cash Prizes for Citizen Journalists

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Newzulu launches International Citizen Journalism Awards

"Newzulu.com provides a platform for citizen journalists to publish photos and videos they capture and to instantly distribute and sell them to media outlets around the world." said Alexander Hartman, co-Founder of Newzulu, Inc.

Newzulu, Inc. (http://www.newzulu.com) today announced it has launched the 2013 Newzulu International Reporter Awards, providing cash prizes for international citizen journalism contributions. Citizen journalist contributions are also distributed through the Newzulu web and mobile platforms to broadcasters and publishers worldwide. The Newzulu Awards offer US$5000 in cash prizes to citizen reporters who contribute photos, videos and articles to Newzulu.com in the Breaking News, Celebrities, Entertainment and Sports categories.

The 2013 Newzulu International Reporter of the Year Award will be awarded to the most outstanding citizen journalist who submits a breaking news contribution that is submitted to Newzulu.com. In addition to publication on Newzulu.com and eligibility for cash prizes, submissions to the 2013 Newzulu International Reporter Awards will be distributed to domestic and global media outlets including television and radio broadcasters, newspaper and magazine publishers.

Newzulu.com is the world’s largest citizen journalism publishing platform and news wire service, having been established in partnership with the Agence France-Presse (AFP) as Citizenside.com in 2007. Newzulu is headquartered in Paris and operates through bureaus worldwide to distribute and publish photos, videos and articles contributed by over 150,000 citizen journalists in over 150 countries. Newzulu publishes citizen journalist contributions to many of the most prestigious newspapers, magazines, and television stations around the globe.

Newzulu.com provides a publishing and distribution platform for international citizen journalists, who are able to submit world news, photos and videos, for distribution to domestic and international media outlets. Citizen journalists can make contributions through the Newzulu.com website or by downloading the Newzulu mobile apps for iOS and Android. When Newzulu sells a citizen journalists contribution, the contributor is paid cash for their news contribution.

Citizen journalism is playing an increasingly prominent role in traditional media with smart phones capturing photos and videos of news events from the perspective of ordinary people who are at the scene at the time the news breaks. Citizen reporters are also able to offer their independent opinions on issues through Newzulu.com without being subject to the editorial constraints of traditional media outlets.

Newzulu.com provides a platform for citizen journalists to publish photos and videos they capture and to instantly distribute and sell them to media outlets around the world. Newzulu.com provides media outlets, such as TV and radio broadcasters, online and print publications, with access to breaking news from the perspective of citizen journalists worldwide who witness news events on an instantaneous basis.

“We are delighted to announce US$5000 in prizes for the Newzulu international citizen journalism awards and to call out for contributions as we seek to award the 2013 Newzulu International Reporter of the Year Award to the most outstanding citizen journalist in our community. Newzulu recognizes the growing importance of citizen journalism in the media landscape and we believe these Awards will surface outstanding news reporting from smartphones in the hands of ordinary people who help break the news,” said Alexander Hartman, co-Founder of Newzulu, Inc.

Visit http://www.newzulu.com for more information, terms and conditions.

ABOUT Newzulu, Inc.
Newzulu, Inc. is the world's leading citizen journalism publishing platform and news wire service. Newzulu was founded as Citizenside in partnership with Agence France-Presse in 2007 and has over 150,000 citizen journalist contributors in over 150 countries worldwide. Newzulu acts as an agency for the sale of photos, videos and editorial through its online sales platform Newzulu Wire and in partnership with local media sales partners around the world. Newzulu operates bureaus in Paris, London, New York, Los Angeles and Sydney, providing its citizen journalism platform to media outlets including television and radio broadcasters as well as newspaper and magazine publishers. Newzulu also operates the Adzulu brand-funded user-generated advertising platform.

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Newzulu, Inc.
Zoe Wane
zoe(at)newzulu(dot)com

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