Harness the power of video through Backpack Journalism Workshop

The Penn State Beaver Office of Continuing Education is offering a Backpack Journalism Workshop with Emmy Award-winning backpack journalist Bill Gentile, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., April 28 through May 1. The workshop is an intensive immersion in the craft of visual storytelling. Recognized as a pioneer in the craft, Gentile will instruct student about mastering this genre, which is experience a high increase in demand by broadcast and Web outlets worldwide.

Gentile brings more than 30 years of field experience to the workshop, which will include instruction on the full range of skills essential to making powerful, character-driven stories for television and the Internet, including story conception, shooting, scriptwriting, narrating, editing and marketing.

To register online, visit the Backpack Journalism Workshop home page at http://www.beaver.psu.edu/CE/34474.htm, call 724-773-3700, or email BeaverCE@psu.edu. To learn more about Gentile, visit http://billgentile.com/workshops.html or www.billgentilebackpackjournalism.blogspot.com.

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Last Updated April 15, 2011