“Freelancers at Risk” at American University

WASHINGTON, DC, 29 March 2015 — We had an overflow attendance at yesterday’s event, “Freelancers at Risk,” at American University’s School of Communication. In this first image above, from left to right, are Michael Scott Moore, Berlin-based journalist kidnapped by Somali pirates while researching a book on piracy and held hostage 2 years, 8 months […]

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March 31 Deadline AU-Pulitzer Center Reporting Fellowships

WASHINGTON, DC, 23 March 2015 — There are only eight days left before the deadline, at midnight on Tuesday 31 March, to apply for the AU-Pulitzer Center Overseas Reporting Fellowships. This is a tremendous opportunity for American University, for the School of Communication and for all of our students. The fellowships are worth $2,500.00 each. […]

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Return to Nicaragua: Photos to Video (in Spanish)

WASHINGTON, DC, 21 March 2015 — This is an interview with Carlos Fernando Chamorro on his weekly program, “Esta Semana.” It covers my transition from still photojournalist to video journalist. And it’s in Spanish. Click HERE to watch the interview. Bill Gentile    

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March 29 Panel on Freelancers at Risk

WASHINGTON, DC, 16 March 2015 — Don’t miss the March 29 panel discussion with veteran freelance correspondents, and media managers, discussing how to manage risk when working overseas. This event is sponsored by American University’s School of Communication and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP […]

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“Afghan Dreams” Screens at Commerce

WASHINGTON, DC, 3 MARCH 2015 — We conducted a screening of our film, “Afghan Dreams,” at the U.S. Department of Commerce. The film documents four Afghan law students, all female, as they defy all odds to compete in an international competition of commercial law in Hong Kong. The team was trained by lawyers working at […]

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10 Days to Register for March 5-8 Video Workshop

WASHINGTON, DC, 9 February 2015 — Register today for the March 5-8 Video Workshop in Washington, DC. Registration ends at midnight on Wednesday 18 February. Get a jump on the competition with new skills. Learn to: – Articulate story ideas. – Capture powerful images and clean sound. – Recognize and cultivate dramatic story arcs. – […]

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