GreekTV Welcomes You!

GreekTV.com is an online destination where the 17 million Greeks worldwide can connect, share information, and be entertained while exploring the ever-evolving Greek culture!

 

GreekTV is a website and a community offering a fresh, progressive perspective of Hellenism today. Here you will find the best regularly updated original and curated content by,
for, and about Greeks.

Inspire and be inspired!
Become a GreekTV contributor!

Along with our resident team of journalists and video producers, we would like to open up the opportunity for members of our community to publish their stories.
We are eager to collaborate with experts and enthusiasts
from around the world and would like to cordially invite you
to submit written and video content to our website!

 

Join our community of international correspondents and viewers! Stay plugged in to the happenings of Greek culture
as we together celebrate our past and shape our future.
Share your unique perspectives with us and with fellow
Greeks around the world!

 

Why contribute to GreekTV?

 

  • Share a good story or address an issue that you feel passionate about.
  • Be part of a community of contributors worldwide.
  • Get connected and present your piece to a widely
    spread audience (your name, picture, and links to personal sites or social media will accompany each published contribution).
  • Strengthen and bring attention to your brand— your expertise, writing, business, etc.
  • Get the chance to establish permanent collaboration
    with GreekTV.

 

Not ready to contribute just yet?

 

We would be happy to receive topic proposals from you!
Let us know what you would like to see on GreekTV. Recommend extraordinary people we could interview
or interesting stories we could cover.

 

 

 

 

(please include your topic suggestion in the subject line of your email).

Send your proposals with a short description to:
proposals@GreekTV.com
How to contribute?
It’s Easy! Send us an email at content@GreekTV.com

The subject line should include your name and the GreekTV category your contribution falls under. In your email, please provide a title and summary of your work and include
a line or two about why the contribution is important to Greeks worldwide or to your local Greek community. Also, let us now
if your topic is hot right now!

 

Provide your credits (they will appear next to your article when we decide to publish it). Credits should include:

 

  1. Full name *If you would like your piece to be signed without your real name, please also provide a pseudonym.
  2. Profession
  3. Country of residence
  4. Location your piece is about (if applicable)
  5. Links to your own site, social media profiles, etc.
    (if applicable).

 

Attach your submission to the email. If your submission exceeds 1mb, use www.wetransfer.com or Dropbox to send it as a zip file. Make sure to check out our technical guidelines .You can also send us a private link to YouTube or Vimeo
to preview your videos.

 

And remember! If you have topics in mind you would like
us to cover, email a short description of your proposal to proposals@GreekTV.com (indicating the topic suggestion
in the subject line of your email).

 

Thank you for your interest in GreekTV! We look forward to your contributions and to your involvement in the community
of Greeks worldwide!

 

What to contribute.

GreekTV content is organized in the following categories: Visionaries, Culture, Gastronomy, Travel, Behind the News, and LGBT. We are also open to including categories such
as Health, Tech, Books, Business, and Opinions.
(See descriptions at end of page). All contributions should fall under one of these topic areas.

 

GreekTV is currently accepting the following:

 

  • Written articles
    Articles of “Greek” interest that are inspirational, informative or interesting. Each post should range within 500-1000 words, contain a title, short summary, credits, main text and be accompanied by a high resolution photo (at least 1200 by 800 px on 72 dpi). We are able to help with photography if necessary.

  • Picture documentaries
    A series of 5-15 pictures describing a place, event, or subject. We are open to informative and artistic submissions. Each submission should contain a title and a summary. It can be accompanied by a descriptive text or our editors can provide one for selected pieces.

  • Videos
    A short documentary, a video interview, a short story, or a human portrait that presents people, places and stories of the way Greeks and Greek-Americans live today. We give emphasis to the human story. Max duration should be around 10 minutes.

 

Please note (!):

  • By submitting your work to GreekTV.com, you confirm that you are the intellectual property owner and have the legal rights to publish all materials submitted. Other contributors can also be mentioned/credited.

  • We will not publish offensive, racist, inaccurate, or false content.

  • We will not publish content that does not follow all guidelines (regarding both its nature and the submission process).

  • We will not provide monetary compensation for any articles, photos or videos. However, we will accredit the work using profile information and media links.

 

How selection works.

Our team of editors will review valid submissions and choose the articles to be published on GreekTV. They will also choose the ideal time for approved articles to be published and will notify the contributors in advance. Please keep in mind that
not all submissions will be published.

 

Technical guidelines for photo and video submissions

 

Video:

Type of file: mov or mp4

Codec: AAC-LC (Advanced Audio Codec)

Data rate: 320 kbit/s

Sample rate: 48 kHz

 

Type of file: mov or mp4

Codec: H264

Frame rate: 24, 25, or 30 FPS

Bit rate:

2,000-5,000 kbit/s (SD)

5,000-10,000 kbit/s (720p HD)

10,000-20,000 kbit/s (1080p HD)

Resolution:

640 x480 pixels wide (SD) or 1280 pixels wide (HD)

For SD video 640 x 480 px (4:3 aspect ratio)

and 640 x 360 px (16:9 aspect ratio).

For HD video is 1280 x 720 px (16:9 aspect ratio) and 1920x1290 (16:9 aspect ratio)

 

Photos:

Photos accompanying articles should be at least
1200 by 800 px on 72 dpi. Note we can help with photos
or provide the necessary for your article in some cases.

Categories

Visionaries

A profile of Greeks who are progressive forces within their respective fields; Greeks who develop initiatives to improve
the current economic and political situation in Greece.

 

Culture

Interviews & profiles of notable Greek artists, exhibitions,
and concerts. Emphasis is on contemporary & innovative art.

 

Diaspora Stories

Profile of successful Greeks living outside of Greece.
Both human interest stories and career achievements

are of interest.

 

Behind the News

Personal insights and perspective into the human stories

behind the Greek headlines. Critical and analytical viewpoint
of current issues.

 

Tech

Tech initiatives and advancements by Greeks
and in Greece; Tech conventions in Greece.

 

Books

Profiles on books related to Hellenism;
Books by Greek authors.

 

LGBT

Reports on Greek LGBT activists, gay pride events
in Greece, and social/political advancements/issues.

 

Health

Health advancements by Greeks; Mediterranean Diet;
Out of the ordinary health stories; Greek hospital information.

 

Business

Business news or chronicles related to Hellenism or the Greek community-profile of new businesses, business success stories, entrepreneur efforts, historical diaspora business accounts or photos. Overview of news or law related to business in Greece.

 

Travel

Profile of unique destinations in Greece; Listing of upcoming concerts and events; Solicited individual travel narratives

 

Gastronomy

An examination of progressive and creative cuisine in Greece,
and by Greek chefs all over the world; Recipes; Wine.

 

Opinions

Unique perspectives of matters related to Hellenism or opinions offered by subject-matter experts. *Opinions do not necessarily reflect position or ideology of GreekTV.com.

Disclaimer.

You may provide content to GreekTV as long as it is not obscene, illegal, threatening, or defamatory and as long as the content does not invade the privacy or infringe the intellectual property of a third party. Furthermore, such content may not contain software viruses, mass mailings, chain letter, or any form of “spam.” You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of the information.

 

By submitting information, you grant GreekTV.com a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sub-licensable right to reproduce, use, modify, publish, adapt, translate, create derivative words from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. By submitting information you also represent and warrant that the content is accurate; you own or have permission to use the content that you submit; you have the consent of individuals appearing in picture or video submissions; and that use of the content will not cause injury to any person or entity.

 

When submitting or publishing articles to GreekTV.com you are agreeing to the terms and policies enforced by this site. GreekTV reserves the right not to publish an article that may be considered unsuitable or violative of the terms and conditions of the site.