Backpack Journalism Workshop in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY, 29 April 2010 — We’re in the second day of my Backpack Journalism Workshop in Mexico City. Here it’s called, “Taller de Periodismo de Mochila.” It’s the first of two workshops I’m conducting in the Mexican capital. The workshops are sponsored by the U.S. State Department and the Fundacion Mexicana de Periodismo de […]

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Now Accepting Registrations for Backpack Journalism Workshops in New Orleans, Boston, San Francisco

WASHINGTON, 18 April 2010 — We’re beginning to get registrations for our three Backpack Journalism Workshops. Take a look here.

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Backpack Journalism to National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, 11 April 2010 — Bill Gentile delivers an address on backpack journalism to a crowded auditorium at the HardRock Hotel during the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention in Las Vegas. Gentile was sponsored by Sony Corporation to address the annual gathering, the largest and arguably the most important in the world. […]

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Backpack Journalism Workshops in New Orleans, Boston

WASHINGTON, 9 April 2010 — We’re sending out the new flyer on Backpack Journalism Workshops in New Orleans and Boston. Accepting registrations. Visit

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WASHINGTON, 1 April 2010 — American University’s School of Communication has launched The Backpack Journalism Project. See

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Backpack: The New Photojournalism

WASHINGTON, 30 March 2010 — An article in today’s New York Times says what we’ve known and have been preaching for some time now: the craft of photojournalism is contracting and it is much more difficult to make a living than it was just a few years ago. This is partly due to the fact […]

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