Bill Gentile covered Nicaragua’s 1979 Sandinista Revolution for United Press International (UPI) and ABC Radio News, and is the author of the highly acclaimed book of photographs, Nicaragua. Subsequently a pioneer of “backpack video journalism” he authored the highly acclaimed, “Essential Video Journalism Field Manual.” He is a full-time lecturer and journalist in residence at American University's School of Communication in Washington, DC. He is also the director, executive producer and host of the documentary series, FREELANCERS with Bill Gentile.”