Guatemala Workshop XX on YouTube.

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala, 29 May 2013 — This is a film that Danny Shack, one of the participants in my video journalism workshop, put together last week. It’s a chilling tale about the “XX” patients in local hospitals. XX means the patient has lost his/her memory and is stranded in the hospital until family or […]

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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, […]

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Video Journalism at DC Shootoff Workshop

ARLINGTON, VA, 2 May 2013 — I gave a presentation today on Backpack Video Journalism at the DC Shootoff Workshop in Arlington, VA. Really cool bunch of folks. (All photos by Ken Cedeno)

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Video Journalism Goes to Shoot Off Video Workshop

WASHINGTON, DC, 1 May 2013 — I’ll be back at this event tomorrow, 2 May 2013, for a two-hour presentation. The Shoot Off Video Workshop mentors military, civil service and government multimedia journalists with an emphasis on video fundamentals. Participants get the tools and techniques to become better visual storytellers. It’s an honor to be […]

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Backpack Video Journalism Heads to Guatemala

WASHINGTON, DC, 25 April 2013 — Here’s the ad for the workshop I’m conducting in Guatemala on 20-24 May. The Backpack Video Journalism Workshop is sponsored by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, which is sponsoring a second workshop, to be held in London on 24-28 June. Both events are being offered to working professionals. To see […]

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“Through Their Eyes” Material in JFK “Peace” Video

WASHINGTON, DC, 22 March 2013 — Some of the footage used in this piece about JFK was drawn from “Through Their Eyes,” the one-hour documentary that my wife, Esther, and I made about AU Abroad students in Cuba during fall 2011. We’re proud to see it used in conjunction with coverage of the 50th anniversary […]

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