The Gold Knight: Preparing for Oscar NightWritten by James A. Molnar | The Gold Knight | firstname.lastname@example.org
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Tonight are the 83rd Academy Awards and the red carpet is buzzing with excitement and anticipation. Nominees and stars will walk down the famous runway donning haute couture gowns accessorized with opulent bijoux and designer shoes.
Before the crowds of invited guests file past media into the Kodak Theatre here, press from around the world are preparing for the big night.
Included in the international media is reporter Annemarie Warnkross, from Germany’s ProSieben (Pro7). She told The Gold Knight and Toledo Free Press that her team has been preparing for two weeks in Los Angeles for “the most important red carpet in the world.”
Warnkross is looking forward to seeing and possibly interviewing Natalie Portman, Best Actress nominee for “Black Swan.”
“She will look so gorgeous with her baby bump,” she said. “That will be very cute.” (See the full interview in the embedded YouTube video.)
Another reporter vying for big interviews is Megan Telles, a student journalist from University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Telles was a finalist two years ago for the mtvU and the motion picture academy’s Oscars Red Carpet Correspondent Contest, a national competition among college journalists.
Telles says she’ll hold her own against the seasoned Oscar reporters. “Let me go in the middle of everyone, where Ryan Seacrest and Mario Lopez are hosting next to me, let me jump in, too. Why not?” she said.