The ACCDN Opens Entries for “Guest Reporter Search”


Opportunity for Students and Alumni to Cover the New York Life ACC Tournament


Charlotte, N.C.: The ACC Digital Network (@theACCDN) announced today,  the return of its “Guest Reporter Search” for basketball. The ACCDN is actively searching for college students and alumni interested in a chance to join its coverage team on site, with an all-expense paid trip, to the ACC Tournament Semifinals and Championship Game in Washington, D.C., on Friday, March 11 and Saturday, March 12.  

The ACCDN is looking for reporters and social media gurus of all ages that have a passion for college sports, and most importantly, their favorite ACC team. While a journalism or communications degree is preferred, experience is not necessary to win. 

In addition to the grand prize for the winning Guest Reporter, theACC.com now features a ‘Student Section’ showcasing content from the campaign, as well as content submitted from other ACC students providing a platform for asipiring journalists.  The Student Section will be a great place for ACC fans to get a unique perspective of storylines throughout the conference.

Fans are encouraged to follow the ACC Digital Network Guest Reporter Campaign through contestant’s activity which will be featured on the ACC Facebook page and through @theACCDN Twitter and Instagram accounts.  Winners of the campaign will be selected based on personality, creativity and their ability to promote their favorite ACC Sports team using social media and any ACCDN content related to their school.  For complete details and campaign guidelines, visit theACC.com/GuestReporter. The deadline to enter is February 29, 2016. 

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ABOUT THE ACC DIGITAL NETWORK
The ACC Digital Network (ACCDN) is a joint venture between Silver Chalice, a fast-growing digital sports and entertainment media firm and Raycom Sports, a long-time television producer and partner of the Atlantic Coast Conference.  The television-quality, cross-platform digital video network covers the spectrum of one of the nation’s top intercollegiate athletic conferences, featuring both live programming and original on-demand content throughout the entire year.  All ACCDN videos are viewable on theACC.com, the ACC mobile and tablet app, as well as various streaming and connected mobile and TV devices such as Amazon Fire, Apple TV and Roku. For more information, visit theACC.com and follow @theACCDN on Twitter and Instagram.