Last month, rabble.ca launched a contest giving entrants the chance to win a Flip camcorder and become a rabbletv correspondent. We asked contestants to send in a 30-second video telling us why they should be the next rabble video correspondent.
We’re pleased to announce that Mike Yam, a Masters student at York University in the faculty of Environmental Studies, has won the contest.
Yam is a perfect fit for rabble.ca, having rabble-roused with video before with Housing Not War and York University strike coverage that's already been featured on rabbletv. He is also in the midst of shooting a documentary film about the state of homelessness in Toronto for his Master’s thesis project.
Yam is also an active member of the Toronto Disaster Relief Committee (TDRC), a housing/anti-poverty group based in Toronto, has done video-work for the TDRC as well as CUPE 3903 at York University.
Look soon to rabbletv for coverage of progressive events with Yam’s new Flip camcorder. Welcome aboard Mike!
Watch his entry video below:
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