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SOC at NAHJ

WASHINGTON, DC, 29 July 2018 – Since attending the annual convention of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) in Miami, I have posted a number of items about the event, the people who attended and the opportunities presented. It is time now for feedback from two AU students who attended the conference. Laura Romero […]

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THE Place to Be: NAHJ

(Above, attendants gather for a presentation at the NBC News station.) MIAMI, 20 July 2018 – For working journalists, aspiring journalists, journalism teachers or just anyone interested in the craft of journalism, the 2018 convention of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) was the place to be – whether you are Hispanic or not. […]

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VIOLENCE AGAINST JOURNALISTS IN WESTERN HEMISPHERE

Above, panelists and attendants conduct a moment of silence for journalists killed on the job in Latin America. By Bill Gentile MIAMI, 21 July 2018 — Violence against journalists in Latin America is on the rise. “Fellow journalists in several countries in the Americas continue to face violence and loss of life at the hands […]

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Power of a Mother’s Love

WASHINGTON, DC, 26 June 2018 – Mrs. Diane Foley addresses guests at the James W. Foley Freedom Awards at the Newseum in the nation’s capital. The event was an extraordinary testament to the power of one mother’s love for her son, a freelance photojournalist. Mrs. Foley was kind enough to invite me, and a number […]

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Freelancers and “Beyond War”

WASHINGTON, DC, 2 June 2018 – Jon Sawyer, Founder and Executive Director of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, addresses dinner guests at the Center’s “Beyond War Conference” at the National Press Club in the nation’s capital. During his address, Sawyer emphasized the increasingly important role that freelance journalists play in today’s media landscape. The […]

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Launching FREELANCERS Summer Campaign

WASHINGTON, DC, 16 May 2018 — Today I launched the summer campaign seeking distribution for my documentary series, FREELANCERS with Bill Gentile. I registered for the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) one of the world’s most prestigious festivals of its kind. I’ll know no later than 12 October whether the film has been selected for […]

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