June 26, 2008
The First-Ever Live Internet Telethon to Support U.S. Troops – Ustream.TV and “Move America Forward” Leading the Charge to Ship a Record Number of Care Packages
Eastwick Communications for Ustream.TV
Lyda Velez, 650-480-4074
On Thursday, June 26, Ustream.TV will be broadcasting the 8-hour telethon, "From the Front Lines," honoring America's military men and women. Ustream.TV, the leading internet broadcasting platform, and Move America Forward, the nation's largest pro-troop organization, have come together to raise the largest single shipment of care packages to U.S. troops in history.
The shipment of care packages is scheduled to go out days before the 4th of July, as a gift from the American people to our military men and women. Michelle Malkin (author, columnist and blogger) & Melanie Morgan (Chairman of Move America Forward, author, radio talk show host) jointly conceived of this program and will co-host the event.
Ustream is the leading internet broadcasting platform. Ustream's proprietary technology powers an easy-to-use, web-based interface, allowing anyone with a camera, computer and Internet connection to broadcast live to the world. Integrated with a host of interactive tools including chatrooms, co-host, and shout meter, Ustream's platform delivers real-time, social experiences on the web. Since its beta launch in March 2007, Ustream has grown to 260,000 registered users broadcasting 8,000 - 10,000 live shows a day. Ustream.TV is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and is privately held. For more information, please visit: www.ustream.tv.
WHAT: "From the Front Lines," the live online telethon, aims to ship the largest number of care packages to troops in Iraq and Afghanistan in American history.
WHEN: Thursday, June 26, 2008 from 1:00 pm PDT until 9:00 pm
Simply log on to the web address to watch the live event, chat with guests and make a donation.
WHERE: LIVE online at http://www.ustream.tv; or http:// www.moveamericaforward.com
WHO: Renowned talk show hosts Melanie Morgan and Michelle Malkin will be hosting interviews with an all-star line up including; Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Mark Levin, Dr. Laura, Lt. Colonel Ollie North, Laura Ingraham, Monica Crowley, Michael Graham, Brian Sussman, Mark Williams, Roger Hedgecock, Martha Zoller, Kelsey Grammer and John Ondrasik.
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