Contest Rules

Be the NEXT Reporter Contest


  1. Contest voting will be open from November 11th, 2010 to December 10th, 2010.
  2. will select the top videos each week and post them on the contest home page. New contestants will be added each week, so check back often and vote for your favourites.
  3. Don’t forget to use the social media buttons and share tools to encourage your friends and family to vote for you.
  4. Final 3 contestants will be judged and selected based on a combination of the following.
    – Votes Received
    – Interview questions
    – How comfortable you appear in front of the camera
    – Creativity – if you do something we can’t forget … chances are we won’t!

For full contest rules click here.

Here’s how the contest works.

  • Create a demo reel.
  • Submit your video to
  • Once your video is uploaded, fill out the application form here. Make sure to include the link or embed code to your YouTube video along with all your contact info so we can contact you if you make the finals.
  • Check back to and see if your demo reel made the cut. Then forward it to friends, family, co-workers…hell, even strangers! Get as many votes as you can.