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“Wait for Me” on Bakersfield Observed

WASHINGTON, DC, 1 July 2021 — Check out this interview as Richard Beene, of the Bakersfield Observed podcast, and I discuss “Wait for Me: True Stories of War, Love and Rock & Roll.” The interview actually starts at 10’20” (10 minutes 20 seconds). Rick is an old friend of mine from the time I worked […]

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“No, yanqui, no!”

Aside from young, idealistic journalists, the United Press International (UPI) Mexico City bureau was peopled with Mexican assistants. Angel was mid-50s, rail-thin, curly hair, clunky glasses, fewer than a dozen teeth in his head but an easy smile anyway. Victor, early 40s, short, heavyset and slicked-back hair, with his pencil-thin mustache, a bit too smart […]

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OPC Foundation Board of Directors Member

WASHINGTON, DC, 6 May 2020 — I am proud to announce that the Overseas Press Club (OPC) Foundation voted me in as a member of its Board of Directors during a meeting yesterday. The Foundation “has a broad mandate to improve the media’s understanding of international issues and to raise the quality of news-gathering efforts […]

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FREELANCERS pitch deck

WASHINGTON, DC, 5 May 2019 — For those of you who have asked about the FREELANCERS pitch deck, here it is.   Pitch Deck, Freelancers with Bill Gentile 30 April  

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FREELANCERS with Bill Gentile Pitch Deck

Click here to see the pitch deck: Pitch Deck 10 Sept. 2018

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FREELANCERS Pilot at Overseas Press Club in NYC

WASHINGTON, DC, 12 November 2018 — Please join us, and this stellar group of freelance foreign correspondents, at the Overseas Press Club of America (OPC) in New York City this Wednesday 14 November for the screening of the pilot episode of my documentary series, FREELANCERS with Bill Gentile. A panel discussion follows the one-hour film. […]

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