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How to become a Journalist

Keep your camera on!

We'd love to have you join us and it's free. Just fill out the application form and submit the details. You'll get a genuine Shillong.com ID sent to you in about 3 weeks. Then just go out and shoot your footage, submit a write-up, article or photo and we'll review it and get it published. Your your mobile phone is your power - wyou become a photographer, you become a videographer and you become a reporter! 

REAL NEWS - REAL PEOPLE - REAL ISSUES!

One of the best things about having a Shillong.com ID card is that you are treated like a real human being again!

Anyone holding a Shillong.com ID is authorized to investigate and report on all newsworthy events, incidents and matters. This ID card may also be used for identification purposes. Should it ever become necessary, the contact details of the Shillong.com is printed on the card for any interested party to verify your credentials. The Editor-in-Chief signs the ID Card.

Indian constitution guarantees all citizen the right of freedom of speech and expression. Every Indian, including press reporters, can express ideas and views freely through press and public platform. Freedom of expression enables one to express one’s own voices as well as those of others. 

Holding the Shillong.com ID, you will be able to attend any newsworthy events and report on them.

Shillong.com will take any news story in any format (video, audio, pictures or e-mail text) and review it for posting on this web site. There is never a charge for this - we provide this service free of charge as a Shillong.com Independent Freelance Press Correspondent.

Shillong.com does not pay for stories, but if you are interested in becoming a pro journalist its a great way to get your foot in the door. We may also, form time to time, invite you for workshops or training programmes on journalism.

As a journalist, you can talk about and cover any story, that you think is important enough to report on. Including book or film reviews, consumer issues, legal issues, governance issues, health, education, bad roads - basically anything of interest to YOU!

 
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I, the undersigned, affirm and understand that this application constitutes my request to become a freelance journalist for Shillong.com. By submitting below, I accept full responsibility for any and all of my actions and deeds. I herein acknowledge that Shillong.com is hereby indemnified and immune to any and all liabilities as a result of my use, misuse or misconduct.