Bringing Video Journalism to La Prensa

PANAMA CITY, Panama, 8 May 2013 — The journalists at La Prensa typically work in “silos,” meaning that reporters usually write stories and “los graficos” usually generate visuals. Having said that, there is some overlap, and a limited number of the staff actually do both.

I had a great time discussing video journalism with them, as well as the promise and the challenges that the craft poses.

They actually published a couple of stories of my visit. You can see them at and

(Photos by Julie McKay)