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Accreditation Expiration[edit]

Greetings, I wanted to let you know that our policy regarding accreditation has recently changed slightly. Specifically we've enacted an automatic expiration of accreditation after 2 years. You can very easily "re-up" your accreditation should you choose to, but at this point in time you're on the Inactive list. As such your accreditation will automatically be revoked on March 15th unless you request otherwise. Currently, posting to the following thread will keep your accreditation. At a later date, all Accredited reporters will be put in for that "re-up", at which time you'll be notified. Thank you, and should you have any questions, feel free to contact me on my talk page. --ShakataGaNai ^_^ 20:47, 4 March 2010 (UTC)

If it is indeed two years, then mine would expire next year - in 2011. Rklawton (talk) 20:56, 4 March 2010 (UTC)

Accredited Reporter ID[edit]

Just to give you a little more info on ID:

MessedRocker used to do laminated ID for people, I got one of those - and it didn't look too great.
For myself, I created a business card design, and got a couple hundred printed off. I don't have access to that design at the moment, but could relatively easily reproduce it.
If you can find a local printer, and get the size specs, I'll create a template and fill in details for you. I used VistaPrint - but don't know if they're available in the US.
Email me for more information on that. --Brian McNeil / talk 11:28, 20 April 2011 (UTC)

I'm pretty sure I can make some up on my own - but it's better to have something professional. Rklawton (talk) 13:02, 20 April 2011 (UTC)

  • IIRC, my card design is up on Wikinewsie in some obscure location - I'll take a look and email you a link. It was a little off on the bleed for printing, but people assume these are cards from a pro organisation. --Brian McNeil / talk 18:53, 24 April 2011 (UTC)

Wikinews Writing contest 2013 is here. :) Please sign up to participate?[edit]

We've created the Wikinews:Writing contest 2013, which will start on April 1 and end on June 1. It is modeled on the successful 2010 contest. It would be a really great time for you, as a Wikinews accredited reporter, to do some original reporting and conduct interviews. People should be around to interview to prevent a backlog, and several reviewers have access to scoop to make it easier to review any original reporting you do. If you are interested in signing up, please do so on Wikinews:Writing contest 2013/entrants. There is at least one prize on offer for the winner along with the opportunity to earn some barn stars as a way of thanking you for your participation. :D --LauraHale (talk) 10:19, 25 March 2013 (UTC)