Video Journalism Visits Hermitage Museum (cont.)

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, 2 August 2013 — Here are more images of our visit to the Hermitage Museum. (Photos by Bill Gentile.)

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Video Journalism Visits Summer Palace

  ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, 1 August 2013 – Following the first and second sessions of the 4th meeting of the U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission (BPC) Sub-Group on Mass Media, our Russian hosts took us to the Peterhof Summer Palace State Museum. The U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission (BPC) is the premier forum between the U.S. and […]

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En Route to St. Petersburg Mass Media Summit

  JFK AIRPORT, New York, 30 July 2013 – Connecting here from Washington, DC, for a flight to Moscow and then St. Petersburg, Russia. Flight crews ready the Delta jet for our journey. The U.S. Department of State invited me to participate in the 4th meeting of the U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission (BPC) Sub-Group on […]

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Special Video Journalism Series on Guatemala Gangs to Air Soon

WASHINGTON, DC, 28 July 2013 — We’ve finished editing the three-part series on Guatemalan gangs. Above, a joint patrol of Guatemalan police and army scours the mean streets of Guatemala City in an effort to quell the gang violence that has plagued this Central American nation. The three pieces will air in the next few […]

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Backpack Video Journalism Workshop 15-18 August

This is to announce that we’re conducting a LIVE Backpack Video Journalism Workshop in Washington, DC, on 15-18 August. Registration for the LIVE workshop ends at midnight on Wednesday 31 July. For more information, please see I hope you can join us.  

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Former USA Today Video Chief Reviews Field Manual

WASHINGTON, DC, 14 June 2013 — Sam Meddis, the former head of USA Today’s video department in Washington, DC, reviewed my Essential Video Journalism Field Manual on, saying, “it teaches the fundamentals of the craft.” Sam, who recently retired from the newspaper business, said, “the book comes alive with teachable moments.” To read the […]

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