Photojournalism Student Writes About Cuba Experience

WASHINGTON, DC, 23 February 2013 — The seeds that my AU Abroad students planted in Cuba during fall semester 2011 continue to bear fruit. Click HERE to read a story and to see pictures made by Efrain Ramirez, one of six AU students studying on the island at that time. All six students took my […]

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Registration Now Open for March 7-10 Visual Journalism Workshop

WASHINGTON, DC, 7 February 2013 — We now are accepting registration for the March 7-10 Video Journalism Workshop in Washington, DC. Use my Promotional Code, BGENTILE, to get a $100 discount, and receive a FREE copy of my Essential Video Journalism Field Manual.  

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“Through Their Eyes” Screening Wednesday 30 January

WASHINGTON, DC, 26 January 2013 — Join us for the screening this Wednesday 30 January of “Through Their Eyes,” a one-hour documentary about six American University students studying in Cuba during fall semester 2011. See how each student is transformed by the experience. The documentary will screen in the Ward Building, Room #1. This is […]

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Video Journalist Visits “Love in the Restaurant”

WASHINGTON, DC, 19 December 2012 — Ann Puderbaugh produced, shot and wrote this video during our 6-9 December 2012 Video Journalism Workshop in Washington, DC. What’s extraordinary here is that this is Ann’s first time out with a camera doing this kind of work — evidence that proper instruction in the visual language can equip […]

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L.A.-based Video Journalist Explores DC-based “American Pupusas”

WASHINGTON, DC, 16 December 2012 — Ivan Mejia traveled from Los Angeles where he works as freelance video journalist to attend the December 2012 workshop here in Washington, DC. I first met Ivan in the late 1980s while covering the civil war in his native country of El Salvador. Ivan now works as a freelance […]

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Backpack Video Journalism at Inter-American Defense College

WASHINGTON, DC, 10 December 2012 — I gave a presentation on coverage of military affairs at the Inter-American Defense College at Fort McNair in Washington, DC. In attendance were representatives of military and police units from across the hemisphere. I spoke specifically about how technology has changed the way we cover military and police activities. […]

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