'We Would Like To Thank The Academy…' Say @24K & @VegasBill

Twitter Personalities @VegasBill, Bill Cody, and @24k, Chris Rauschnot, are setup for 82nd Academy Awards pre-Oscar’s events coverage. @VegasBill & @24k once again take tweeting to new areas of the entertainment industry. This is a first for the two Twitter citizen journalists, by attending several days of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences pre-Oscar’s red carpet, screenings and other related events.

Chris At The 82nd Academy Awards
@24k At The 82nd Academy Awards In Hollywood

Bill and Chris headed to the Los Angeles, CA area yesterday to attend their first screening called, Docs!, which is an inaugural event for the Academy as well. @VegasBill and @24k will be one of the few participants internationally with this kind of inside and behind the scenes access. They will be covering events live, using social media sites Twitter, Facebook, 12 seconds video and Twitpic, during the days leading up to the main event, 82nd Annual Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday, March 7, 2010.

“Chris and myself are excited to have been credentialed to participate in the pre-Oscar’s events at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills and others around Los Angeles,” said Bill Cody.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will be holding many screenings, symposiums, a red carpet arrival area preview and press conferences up to the morning of the celebrity arrivals and show on Sunday.

“Seeing Fisher Stevens present and discuss his documentary, “The Cove,” was a personally moving experience. As a citizen journalist who uses Twitter and other social media sites to cover entertainment in Las Vegas, I’m happy to expand my horizons on this trip. Bill and I are going to be documenting the next several days to turn it into a case study on social media and major events,” says Chris Rauschnot.

This is one of the most internationally covered, celebrity studded events, for the movie industry held annually in the United States. The Oscars is in its 82nd year and will include some of the world’s biggest celebrities.

Enjoy the events of the Oscars by visiting @VegasBill and @24K twitter feeds. To contact Bill or Chris, send them a tweet. Chris also has setup a Facebook Fan Page http://www.facebook.com/24kMedia to which special announcements and photos will be posted. Any video recorded, will be posted to Chris’ YouTube Channel, which can be found http://youtube.com/gershwin9 online. They will be tweeting about every event they attend. The more Twitter users that @ reply them in their tweets about the events, the more exciting it will be for everyone.

About Bill Cody:
He is an entertainment reporter and journalist living in Las Vegas, Nevada. With a passion for social media he has embraced Twitter and reports about celebrities, events and what he’s doing in Las Vegas with fun enhancing pictures and video on his stream.

About Chris Rauschnot:
He is an entertainment reporter and social media guy living in Las Vegas, Nevada. With a keen ability to plan effective content strategies via social media, he has embraced Twitter and reports about technology, reports about celebrities, reviews products & restaurants, attends events & conferences. Most notably, he has passed half a million views on his YouTube channel.

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