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29 September 2016 ~ 0 Comments

The Flip… Before MOJO was even a word.


I remember that day… my wife Bernessa and I were heading out to vote! As we walked down the block we noticed an “unusual and rowdy crowd” at our corner elementary school, and most people there seem confused… In my pocket, for some strange geeky journalism ūüėČ reason… A Flip, remember those? Today is common […]

17 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments


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20 November 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Shooting spot news using only your iPad

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Heading out to lunch one day I noticed this man standing at a street corner.¬† I couldn’t walk away but wonder… Who is he… Why is he doing this? I only had my iPad with me, no external mics or accessories, and this is what I came up with. A nat sound piece with short […]

20 November 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Backpacking “Our Lady of Guadalupe”


If you thought about shooting a full HD quality broadcast story with an iPhone, check this out. shot it with my iPh-4 and a wireless mic. Here’s my iPhone VJ KIT I used:¬† iPhone 4s, a Fostex box and a wireless mic set, and of course my handy gorilla tripod.¬† Then edited on my laptop’s […]

15 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Presentaciones Venezuela


Esta semana tengo el honor de visitar Venezuela y compartir con estudiantes de comunicaciones, profesores y periodistas profesionales el poder de las herramientas digitales, asi como mi humilde trabajo, contribuciones y experiencias. Si estas aqu√≠, es que de alguna manera formaste parte de nuestras visitas y te lo agradezco.¬† Esta es la presentaci√≥n, espero los […]

14 August 2011 ~ 0 Comments

New How to Videos for Journalists


A sneak preview at soon to be published IJNET.org How to videos in English and Spanish for journalists including: Basic Video Journalism backpack tools WordPress Intro and basic tutorials Web Streaming Video Editing tools: iMovie, MovieMaker, JayCut, MPEGStreamclip Coming soon to IJNET.org **WCSF see note below…     *** For Wordcamp SF attendees asking about […]

19 July 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Lunch & Learn: Basic Blogging


7/19/11 – SAAFDN.org Lunch & Learn presentation: Basic Blogging for Non-profits by Patricio Espinoza Download PDF presentation with speaker brief notes: SAAFDN_Lunch_Learn_Bloging_Basics

17 July 2011 ~ 0 Comments

VIDEOS: WordPress B√°sico

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Finalmente tengo la oportunidad de publicar un par de v√≠deos que originalmente fueron producidos para IJNET.org Red Internacional de Periodistas.¬†¬† En este caso dos sobre WordPress que espero sean de ayuda para aquellos dando los primeros pasos. En su canal en YouTube.com/IJNetEspanol pueden encontrar m√°s videos. I produced a series of digital journalism training videos […]

09 May 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Webcasting 101


Basic but effective set-up over the wknd while Webcasting a local Mother’s day celebration. What I used to do with 1/2 million dollar LIVE truck took only one laptop, a¬† 4G wireless connection,¬† a second laptop for social media and wireless mics… of course it goes without saying… seasoned experience at news gathering plus journalism […]

19 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Twitter’s revolution

Recent great NPR’s Fresh Air interview with Twitter co-founder Biz Stone @biz on how Twitter was, he says “a very simple side project… almost to scratch an itch… and then grew and grew”¬† At the beginning only friends and family used it, and his turning point, he adds, was a visit to SXSW to later, […]