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Backpack Journalism Blog Among “40 Best”

WASHINGTON, DC, 17 July 2012 — My Backpack Journalism Blog has been included in the list of “40 Best Blogs for Journalism Students,” published by the “Online Education Database.” The blog, http://billgentile.com/backpackjournalism, is Number 8 on the list, which you can see HERE. An article associated with the list says, “Self-proclaimed ‘pioneer’ of backpack journalism Bill […]

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Workshop Graduate Publishes Video on Global Post

WASHINGTON, DC, 12 July 2012 — Peter Holley, a graduate of my January 2012 Backpack Video Journalism Workshop, sent me a video story he recently did from Brazil. The video was published by Global Post. You can see it HERE. I think Peter’s rapid success with this medium is a measure not just of his […]

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Bruce Jones Winds Up Video Journalism Marketing Workshop

WASHINGTON, DC, 16 June 2012 — Boston-based designer and Internet marketing specialist Bruce Jones addresses a select group of participants at a video journalism marketing workshop in my home this weekend. Below, a packet that Bruce had prepared in preparation for the event. Below, my youngest brother, Rob, and web designer Bryant Cook, listen to […]

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Backpack Journalism Marketing Workshop on UStream: Watch Now!

WASHINGTON, DC, 16 June 2012 — Watch our UStream live broadcast of Bruce Jones’ Backpack Journalism Marketing Workshop at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/bruce-jones-workshop—washington-dc

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Backpack Journalism Venezuela Trip Ends

WASHINGTON, DC, 10 May 2012 – Got back last night from a weeklong trip to Caracas, Venezuela, teaching and promoting backpack journalism. Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the trip was scheduled to coincide with World Press Freedom Day. (See attached photos.) Perhaps more than any other visit that I’ve made to Venezuela, I […]

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