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I-REPORT TOOLKIT
Sending your story to CNN is easy. Watch our video guide: How to send an I-Report . Also, check out the handy information below to answer your questions and more.
I-REPORT Toolkit
How do I send?

Files from my computer

Files from my computer
1. Find the right topic page for your I-Report and look for the "File an I-Report" form. (See all I-Report topics.)
2. Click "Choose File" and select the file you'd like to send.
3. Tell us about your material in the "Description" area. Be sure to include details such as who, what, when, and where. Hit "Submit" to send it to CNN.

Photos and video from my cell phone

Photos and video from my cell phone
1. Use your phone's Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) to e-mail attachments to ireport@cnn.com. Call your service provider for instructions for your own phone.
2. Type in a descriptive subject line (i.e., "quake" for earthquake footage) to help CNN editors find your material.
3. Tell us about your material in the "Description" area. Be sure to include details such as who, what, when, and where.

Blog comments

Blog comments
1. Click on "Add a comment" directly below the post you'd like to comment on. A new window will open.
2. Type your comment in the text window. Enter your name, city and state below.
3. Click "Send Your Comment' to send it to CNN.
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