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Nickelodeon Star Aria Wallace - Satellite Media Tour November 12 - To Discuss "40 Days Unplugged"

Aria Wallace is Unplugged for 40 Days!People are obsessed with technology;texting 24/7,tweeting every move, & updating your status on social networking sites.Her goal is to promote real time communication in a digitally distracted world.

 
 
Aria Wallace is Going Old School: Unplugged for 40 Days
Aria Wallace is Going Old School: Unplugged for 40 Days
PRLog - Oct. 28, 2009 - NICKELODEON STAR ARIA WALLACE IS “GOING OLD SCHOOL: UNPLUGGED FOR 40 DAYS”
Teen star goes without technology to promote “I LOVE REAL TIME”

WHO:   
ARIA WALLACE – 12 year old teen is the star of Nickelodeon’s Roxy Hunter movie series and plays Mandy on iCarly.   She has also starred on The Bernie Mac Show, That 70’s Show, Desperate Housewives, to name a  few.

EXPERTS ALSO AVAILABLE…
DANIELLE TIANO - Author of the Temptation of a Generation book series.  Writes children’s books that touch on difficult subject matter such as childhood obesity, self esteem, and technology addictions.

KAREN CHILD OGDEN, MFT. – Creator of the Temptation of a Generation book series.  Specializes in working with children, families, and couples on topics including technology addiction, domestic violence, self-esteem, body image,  anger management, and parenting issues.  

WHEN:     SMT Thursday, November 12, 2009
   Start Time – 5am PT/8am ET
   End Time – 10am PT/1pm ET
   8 MINUTE INTERVIEW TIME SLOTS AVAILABLE
                     **Please contact KBPR to book interview**

WHAT:      
Aria Wallace is challenging herself to ‘unplug for 40 days,’ to encourage teens to live life in real time.  Today’s teens are obsessed with technology; cell phones, texting, social networking, etc.  They are losing vital social skills and cannot communicate face to face.  Aria wants to prove to herself and the world that teens can live without technology.  From October 12 through November 20, her daily experiences will be documented with blogs/vlogs/video diaries at http://blog.ariawallace.com  

The 40 Day Challenge consists of the following rules:
1)   No cell phone use or texting
2)   Home phone use for 10 minutes per day
3)   Payphones are allowed
4)   No social networking
5)   Internet use is limited to daily blog/vlog and schoolwork as necessary

SEGMENT IDEAS:            
-                    STEP INTO THE LIFE OF A TEEN CELEB – ARIA DISCUSSES HER  
                     UNPLUGGED JOURNEY, HER BATTLES WITH CYBER BULLYING &
                     HOW THE TEMPTATION SERIES HELPED HER OVERCOME IT
-   GOING OLD SCHOOL HOT LIST (ie; IN – Face time, OUT – Facebook)
-   ARIA’S TIPS FOR TEENS
-   TIPS FOR PARENTS – HOW TO RAISE A TECH RESPONSIBLE TEEN  
                    (Featuring Karen Child Ogden, MFT, and/or Danielle Tiano)

B-ROLL/ GRAPHICS:   
-                    40 Day Challenge vlog/video diaries at http://blog.ariawallace.com  
-   iCarly & Roxy Hunter Footage (Per Request)
-   Aria Wallace Images (Per Request)
-   Aria’s Tips for Teens – “5 Ways To Go Old School,”  “5 Signs You Are Digitally  
                    Distracted” & “Going Old School Hot List”

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Industry:Entertainment, Family, Technology
Tags:aria wallace, temptation series, icarly, nickelodeon, unplugged, real-time, cell phone, texting, challenge, roxy hunter
Last Updated:Oct 29, 2009
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