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Want To Be Our Red Hot Reporter In Miami?

by May 2011 - last edited February 2013 by Community Manager

If there’s one thing Virgin Atlantic know how to throw, it’s a party. To celebrate 25 years of flying to Miami, Virgin Atlantic is hosting a VIP birthday trip in June and there’s only one hot ticket. It’s for a Red Hot Reporter who will take over our Virgin Atlantic social pages and tweet the deets from the party of the year.


Here's what you need to know...

We’re looking for a big online personality to report live from Miami on your channel of choice:


  • YouTube
  • Vimeo
  • Established Blog
  • Twitter
  • As well as providing content for the Virgin Atlantic pages
South Beach Miami © Maxine Sheppard

South Beach Miami © Maxine Sheppard


We want a passionate party person, a lover of travel, culture or Americana, who’s a person with reach and an influencer in their field.

To be invited, you must tweet to tell us your red hot reporter credentials. We are interested in you, so be sure to tell us a little something about yourself and your reporting experience. You can do this however you like; by video, blog, tweet or post but be creative! Then tweet a link to @virginatlantic and use the hashtag #redhotreporter so we can find you.

You must be able to travel from London on the official trip departing week commencing 13th June for two nights.  We are sending out invitations on Monday 23rd of May, 2011, so all submissions must be received by midnight Sunday 22nd May, 2011.


The Trip

You will be joining Virgin Atlantic’s official VIP trip to the 25thAnniversary party in Miami, Florida.


  • We will provide your Virgin Atlantic flights and access to our Clubhouse at London Heathrow.
  • Accommodation at a fabulous designer hotel in South Beach for two nights.
  • You will have the opportunity to attend an official press event with Sir Richard Branson.
  • You will also get an exclusive invite to our star-studded 25th birthday party.
  • And naturally, we’ll fill your days too with fantastic perks including tours and activities plus a chance to check out the local vibe and hang out at the beach!
South Beach Miami

South Beach Miami



How to enter

  • Create a video, blog post or some interesting tweets that tell us a little something about you and your reporting experience.
  • Tell us about your passion, area of expertise and influence. A one minute video or 100 words should do it.
  • Don’t forget to include links and share the stats of your YouTube channel, blog, twitter handle and Facebook page, etc.
  • You must check the terms and conditions before publishing your submission online.
  • Follow @VirginAtlantic and tweet us with a link to your submission and the hashtag #redhotreporter
  • You must send your submission by midnight British time on the 22nd May 2011.
  • Get ready to go! You must be able to travel from London on the official trip departing w/c 13th June 2011 for 2 nights.

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May 2011
This sounds like something right up my alley. Sadly or not so sadly, I think I will be in St. Kitts on those dates. I wish all those who enter luck! South Beach is A LOT of fun.


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May 2011
Amazing opportunity! This is great for twitter users.
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May 2011
hey virgin airlines!if u are looking for a not perfect english guy:-) im your man get in touch and go to miami.we are looking for hungary-budapest airport with lot of pleasure!and much more
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May 2011
these musings now? Well, Virgin Atlantic are after a Red Hot Reporter to cover their 25th birthday celebrations in Miami.  They want me to tell them
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May 2011
Cool idea - cool place to party. Last time I was there was for a party at Versace's old Villa - with Phil Tufnell of all people. We had fun :)
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May 2011
Or if you want to enter the contest yourself just click here 
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May 2011
do you enter? Well full details are on Vtravelled, the VA blog, but basically you need to create a short written or video about your interests and
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May 2011
My name is David Peters and im 25 which matches your 25th birthday celebrations and would love to be your RED HOT REPORTer in Miami! Like to have fun and im very easy going, can mix and mingle and chat to anyone. I can defiantly make everyone look great on the dance floor as i have 2 left feet and a body that doesnt like the beat. Have done all sorts on TV with Modelling which will hopefully help!!! So if you like to know more contact me on twitter @David_uk_Peters or email on d_g_peters@hotmail.co.uk

Hope to hear from you.

David Peters

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May 2011
I would like to be the Red Hot Reporter for Miami 25th aniversary. I have produced a commerial with Virgin Atlantic RED HOT REMAKE contest.

I created a media name of "BUBU " Branson to do youtube comedy spoofs.

I have also produced Documentary films on public events with Michael J. Fox as seen on my You Tube site. I'm a film producer, Musician, Rapper,Artist, Actor,Comedian, Architect, and Martial Arts expert. I als have a web site at www.myspace.com/jerrywild and www.angelsflyforacure.com for community help.

I like to party and make films and facebook friends.

Jerry Wild -aka BuBuBranson jerryawild@yahoo.com

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May 2011
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May 2011
Just finished uploading my submission.. Looking forward to seeing you in Miami soon. Thanks for the opportunity! http://www.overtimett.com/red-hot-reporter
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