KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – 23 October 2012: Samsung Electronics, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, has announced the launch of Samsung Mob!lers.my (Malaysia), a programme advocating opportunities for budding writers in Malaysia. Anchored on the digital platform, the initiative is meant to provide avenues both in the global and local context for young talents to express their creativity in writing and reporting.
College and university students can sign-up to participate in the Samsung Mob!lers by submitting their writing surrounding the theme, See it. Share it. Become famous, at a nationwide campus roadshow tour or via online registration. The top 200 writing talents shortlisted will be invited to attend Samsung Mob!lers Writer’s Bootcamp, where they will experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to gain valuable guidance from industry experts. From this, a group of young bloggers will be selected as official Samsung Mob!lers who will represent Malaysia in both local and global events.
Speaking at the launch of Samsung Mob!lers.my, Head of Mobile Phone Division, Samsung Malaysia Electronics Sdn Bhd, Vincent Chong said, “Beyond enriching lives with cutting edge mobile devices, we are very proud to launch a global programme that engages our local community and provides them with unique opportunities. The Samsung Mob!lers programme empowers budding Malaysian bloggers with invaluable experiences that not only hone their writing skills but help them grow in the trade in the digital era.”
The Samsung Mob!lers.my programme is designed to empower young Malaysian bloggers who are passionate about writing and reporting, through exclusive opportunities made available through Samsung whether it be an event or product experience. Further, these activities will not only provide content but a chance to expand versatility in writing through their involvement with a variety of activities.
A unique Facebook-based platform, Samsung Mob!lers.my enables Samsung Mob!lers to seamlessly share their articles on all social platforms. The Samsung Mob!lers.my programme is open to all Malaysians aged 17 years and above nationwide. For more information or to register, visit http://www.facebook.com/samsungmobilemalaysia or official youth media www.myc.com.my.