Calling all Emcees, hype men and women, and Jacob Whitesides’ fans: Compete in Join Jacob’s Entourage, this Tuesday at 7:30pm ET, to join Jacob Whitesides during his upcoming West Coast Tour!
Open to US residents only, contestants will have the opportunity to prove their amazing hosting skills to the judges, but only one lucky winner will earn a spot on Jacob’s entourage!
To compete, you must perform the following challenge:
Hype the audience and introduce Jacob! Pretend that you’re introducing Jacob on a stage, in front of thousands of Jacob’s adorning fans. Hype & energize the audience, show your Emcee skills, and excite the judges!
The contest will consist of two rounds:
- Open Call: Tuesday September 16th, 7:30pm ET / 4:30pm PT
- Final Round: Friday September 19th, 7:30pm / 4:30pm PT
One Grand Prizewinner will receive:
- Travel and board to the first 3 concerts on Jacob’s upcoming West Coast Tour.
- Hang with Jacob’s entourage.
- Broadcast Jacob’s live concerts on YouNow.
- Gain exclusive behind-the-scenes access.
Rules of the Open Call:
- You must go live on YouNow using #JoinJacob to compete.
- Only U.S. residents may compete.
- Each contestant has ONE opportunity to broadcast. If you broadcast to compete a second time, your broadcast will be terminated.
- Contestants will each have 60 seconds to compete.
The best broadcasters from the Open Call Round will be selected to move on to the Final Round on YouNow.com/JoinJacob.
Contestants will be judged on the following criteria throughout the contest:
- Communication skills
- Audience engagement
- Entertainment value
After all finalists have the opportunity to compete in the Final Round, the judges will deliberate offline to choose the grand prizewinner & second place winner of the Join Jacob’s Entourage Contest.
All contestants should be present throughout the entire duration of the Open Calls, to find out if they make it through to the Final Round.
Good luck to all broadcasters!
Join legendary YouNower Michael Glatzmaier this Sunday, August 31st at 8pm ET / 5pm PT for an Improv & Comedy Music show!
Michael will be giving away free copies of his CDs and will have other special guest improvisers join his show. Check out his Facebook page for more information!
The Reality School Game Show is BACK!
Join host Alison Jeffrey for an all new Reality School Game Show, this Thursday at 4pm ET on younow.com/rsgs (#rsgs).
(Challenge 1) RANT - Bucket List:
Explain and rant about 3 different things you want to accomplish in your lifetime. Whether it be to own a giant pool filled with pudding or to conquer your fear of heights, let us know. Be creative!
(Challenge 2) What is in my hand?!:
Broadcasters: Please prep your items and be ready when it is your turn! Take an item from anywhere in your home that can fit into one or both of your hands. Give the audience clues as to what your object is. If the audience guesses your item, reveal it and end your broadcast! Otherwise, you will have two minutes for the audience to guess what you are holding. Can you stump us?
(Challenge 3) Celebrity Impressions:
CALLING ALL ACTORS AND ACTRESSES!
This challenge is back by popular demand. impersonate your favorite celebrity for your viewers! This is your chance to be whomever you want to be. The chat will guess which celebrity you are!
We are hiring five positions for our engineering team at YouNow. This is a unique opportunity to join a very strong, small team of professionals dedicated to creating a next generation, disruptive social platform.
Interested in making magic? Check out the positions below:
1. QA Manager: The QA manager will work to develop and test cases used to evaluate our product. You’ll get to use the YouNow app all day. What could be better than that? ;)
2. Senior Android Developer: Are you an amazing and experienced Android developer looking for a challenge? Join our team and you will be participating in team-driven development for mobile Android platforms.
3. Senior iOS Developer: As one of YouNow’s iOS Developers, you will be building a compelling product which implements new features that use groundbreaking technologies for mobile. We are focused on adding a brilliant and passionate engineer to make our app even better.
4. Senior Software Engineer: Are you a talented and passionate engineer who loves solving problems and making ideas come to life? Life long learner who thrives in dynamic environments and enjoys the challenge of learning new things? We want you to join our team!
5. Senior System Engineer: We are looking for a Senior PHP developer who is dedicated to his or her craft, writes code that s/he is proud of and can hit the ground running. We need you to write beautiful, fast PHP to a high standard. If this describes you, apply today!
From YouNow HQ, we would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to all of the participants and viewers of yesterday’s #ALSchallenge held on YouNow!
Hundreds and hundreds of participants came out to raise money and awareness for the ALS Foundation. Thousands of dollars were raised for this worthwhile cause.
Check out the epic snapshots from the #ALSchallenge below. Recognize any of your friends? Make sure to tag them!
Participate in the #ALSchallenge with your friends and fans on YouNow, and snag 200 highly-coveted YouNow bars!
Happening tomorrow, Wednesday, at 2pm ET, YouNowers from all over the world will be participating in the #ALSchallenge. For every contestant that participates, YouNow will be donating $5 to the ALS Foundation.
Spread the word - tell your friends and fans - and help us raise money for this worthwhile cause!
See you tomorrow at 2pm ET on younow.com/alschallenge.