Yesterday was YouTube’s 5th Anniversary, and I wanted to express my appreciation to the site for making it so easy for even a technology neophyte like myself to use.
Shooting with the equally user friendly Flip camera and then posting my (often shaky camera work) to YouTube, I have been able to utilize a lot of video both from others as well as homemade. The primary example of the latter has been the blog’s “What Should We Tell The Public?” series in which I ask someone in the field for what citizens should know about emergency preparedness. I have posted 43 of these short videos.
Spokes-Muppet Grover Urges Families To Prepare For Emergencies
One of the favorites in the series was with that noted preparedness expert,Â Grover the spokes-Muppet for Sesame Workshopâ€™s preparedness program for young kids and their families,Â â€œLetâ€™s Get Ready! Planning Together For Emergenciesâ€ done in collaboration with theÂ U.S. Department of Homeland Securityâ€™s Ready.Gov campaign and theÂ Ad Council.