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Backpack Journalist Documents New Food Outlet

WASHINGTON, DC, 16 March 2012 — Caroline Behringer produced, shot, wrote, narrated and edited this video during our Backpack Journalism Workshop in Washington, DC, on March 8-11, 2012. Caroline was one of three members of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to participate in our latest event. Watch it on YouTube. My workshops are intensive, four-day […]

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Backpack Journalist Explores Smithsonian Nature Reserve

WASHINGTON, DC, 16 March 2012 — Jose Espinosa produced this video during our Backpack Journalism Workshop in Washington, DC, on March 8-11, 2012. It’s about a gifted teacher using hands-on techniques to teach the wonders of science to children. Watch “Children’s Hands-on Nature” on YouTube. (Photo by Jose Espinosa) My workshops are are intensive, four-day […]

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Backpack Journalist Visits Old-Time Barber Shop

WASHINGTON, DC, 15 March 2012 — James Eppard produced this video during our Backpack Journalism Workshop in Washington, DC, on March 8-11, 2012. It’s a place where he, James, went for haircuts as a young man. In his recent visit, he found that not much has changed. You can see the story on YouTube. It’s […]

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Backpack Journalist Documents “Food Truck Frenzy”

WASHINGTON, DC, 12 March 2012 — You now can watch Jenna Bonello’s video story, “Food Truck Frenzy,” on YouTube. Jenna produced the story during our March 8-11 Backpack Journalism Workshop. These workshops are intensive, four-day immersions in the craft of “backpack journalism” defined as character-driven television/web productions with hand-held digital cameras by a single practitioner. […]

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Backpack Journalism Workshop Begins With “Chain Gang”

WASHINGTON, 10 March 2012 — The Backpack Journalism Workshop in Washington, DC, began on Thursday with a showing of “Chain Gang” as an example of what this methodology can achieve. We have a terrific group of students. Most have never shot video before, but bring an innate sense of the medium to the event. (Photo […]

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